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Why are watermelons so wonderful?
Despite the popular belief that watermelon is just water and sugar, watermelon is actually a nutrient dense food. It provides high levels of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and just a small number of calories.
Naturally, watermelons need space to grow, as a...Read More »
Grow Cool Cucumbers
Cucumbers are such a versatile vegetable with so many uses – sliced, grated, in salads and soups. Even used as a beauty product to help tired eyes! Crispy, crunchy and so cool!
Plant seeds in a warm garden bed well prepared with manure and organic fertiliser –...Read More »
The passionfruit vine is best grown from seed; however, it can be propagated from cuttings. It should be planted in full sun, a spot that gets at least 6 hours a day, with no trees or competitive roots. Passionfruit thrive in subtropical and temperate regions.
Soil for Passionfruit
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Grow Delicious Sweetcorn
December and January are generally “go slow” months in the vegetable garden, given the extreme weather and the family commitments that many people have at this time of the year. However, if you have the time and there has been enough rain – delicious juicy sweetcorn’s...Read More »
As a sub-tropical tree, the fig prefers a climate with warm to hot summers and cooler winters, so it is very suited to most areas of Australia.
Choose a sunny, warm spot to plant. North facing is ideal. Planting alongside a brick or stone structure provides protection from the...Read More »
Pumpkins do best when the seeds are planted directly in the ground. Pumpkins are very sensitive to the cold. Plant seeds in rows or “pumpkin hills”. With hills, the soil will warm more quickly, and the seeds will germinate faster. This also helps with drainage and pest...Read More »
You can buy potted avocado trees to plant from nurseries, which is a great way to get started. Position your tree in a bright, sunny spot. Make sure it is protected from strong wind. Avocados also struggle in salt-laden winds, so also be mindful of that.
Soil must be...Read More »