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Garden Diary 2010/11

On their knees

While most men get on their knees only once in their lifetime, gardeners like myself do it all the time to get rid of the weeds!

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Stinging nettles

Melbourne’s substantial rainfall in September, together with the manure which has been applied in August, resulted in lash growth of stinging nettles.

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Compost, with blood and bone to compensate for the woody materials in the compost, was dug in the soil in other parts of the garden to spade depth using a garden fork.

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Garden divided

The garden has been divided in sections for easy access, crop rotation (to avoid the build up of soil diseases) and for more efficient and effective use of space.

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