Working on our Beds

Posted by on May 16, 2008 in Gardening | 4 Comments

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It’s been hard work getting our gardens ready for this season. We really want to increase our capacity to grow our own vegetables.

Part of this was the decision to get 13 cubic meters of com(post)(worm)caste delivered from Tryton in Lismore.

It was just the boost our sand soils needed.


We’ve just finished now putting the last rocks that we know of on our block into place.




We have also been working away on our deck greens garden. The Broccoli, spinach, lettuce, Silverbeet, Mibuna and Onion seedlings are in!


There is more of the Gardens Here!

Kirrah has also been keeping a journal of the gardening for her course with the Life Academy. You can view it at her spot on wholistic,


  1. Ann
    May 17, 2008

    Your garden beds look wonderful, it must have been hard work moving all those rocks.
    It is still raining in Melbourne, the new water tank is now half full, we are very excited.
    I have just contacted the Port Phillip Sustainable Environment Team

  2. chey
    May 21, 2008

    Great site! I really admire what you are doing here.

  3. Felicity
    May 22, 2008

    I do admire you for all that you are doing… I am an expat living in Florida, USA… originally from Newcastle, NSW… I was just thinking if I had started a worm farm here in Florida… oh… with the humidity etc I could just imagine the raccoons coming to get at it… funny… I am just thinking of it… I don’t recall the last time I saw a worm in my yard/garden… it is mostly a sandy yard as I live right near the beach… keep up the good work…

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