December 2012 Blog Posts (12)

Best wishes for 2013 to all food growers!

First banana passionfruit blossom

Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 31, 2012 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Cranberry sauce

20 baby cranberry bushes to make a hedge

Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 28, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

Seed Saving

                                                       Save Seeds by Meredith Stern

I am just beginning my journey learning to save seeds. Planting the butter bean seeds I'd collected…

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Added by Mariana on December 24, 2012 at 4:00pm — 5 Comments

Kaffir lime out of pot

Another plant that was standing still due to lack of water in a pot. Leaves go in Thai curries.

Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 18, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Comfrey strike

Planted several short pieces of comfrey root but so far onlt one has taken.

Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 18, 2012 at 11:48am — No Comments

Bay out of pot

I dont think anything is happy in a pot. Tap root was going round in circles.

Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 18, 2012 at 11:46am — No Comments

Banana baby

Mother and first daughter. All further daughters will be cut out and transplanted. Mother will be cut down after fruiting. This is the technique used by planters to maximise yield.…

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Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 18, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

One years progress

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Added by Suburban Micro Food Forest on December 14, 2012 at 9:13am — 1 Comment

Improve Pollination and Encourage Natural Pest Control

At Creative Woodcraft our range of handcrafted wildlife and nature products include solitary bee houses, bumble bee nesting boxes and wildlife habitats to attract beneficial animals and insects into the garden.

As gardeners, we’re closely associated with nature and as we all need a hand in the garden, vegetable patch or lifestyle block, caring for nature can be rewarding in many ways. Although bees, bumble bees…

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Added by Ian Morton on December 12, 2012 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Gluten Free Flat Bread

Sorry I lost the link to this amazing gluten free Flat Bread, but so many people have asked for it I am posting it here.  The amazing thing about this bread is it tastes delicious and you can adapt the recipe to suit your own taste buds.

1 cup uncooked long grain brown…

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Added by Cathy Watson on December 8, 2012 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Still looking for seedlings

Still on the lookout for both Wormwood and now Kumera tupu. While most of the seedlings and cutting survived the shift, both of those failed and I'd really like to get some kumera in the ground before its too late.

Anyone near Bombay know where I can get some? Please? Pretty please? With honey.

Added by Earl Mardle on December 4, 2012 at 1:01pm — 2 Comments

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