John Wood
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Gardening & yard labour, Gardening advice
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Lots of years in the garden
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Buying Local Food, Bartering Local Food, Learning, Preserving, Helping Others, Seed Savers, Eating Local Food
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My garden is a mix of native vegetation landscaping with raised vegetable beds that I have built over the last 2-3years. I have dug up lawn to replace with beds to grow our own food!
I am growing - Apricots, Mulberry, Figs, Red Guava, Apples, turnips, carrots, spinach, silver beet, capsicum, broccoli (ini), spring onion, onion, eggplant, lettuce (several varieties - self seeding around the garden!) strawberries, planted two PawPaw trees, grape vine over patio

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What a Great Idea!

Just joined and very impressed with the site so far!

The whole idea of feeding ourselves and maintaining our health through our own fresh fruit and vegetables is a great passion of mine!

Take control of what you eat and suddenly you feel better and start to think about other things in your life (medicine, health care) and how you can take back control there as well!

I now have my daughter planning her vegetable… Continue

Posted on June 23, 2009 at 11:37pm

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At 9:36pm on January 16, 2011, Hester said…
Oh-your hot weather is SO hot! I guess it's whatever you get used to. I'm melting here at 34.
At 8:10am on October 20, 2009, Robyn Wolfe said…
Now that's a novel idea! I think that would not work here because of the wind. Look forward to the photo.
At 12:14am on October 20, 2009, Robyn Wolfe said…
Hi! What do you use as cover? and why are you covering - for the heat?
Interested in your comments on oils, etc.
Have you used the granulated neem? I used it last season for the first time and seemed to make a difference. Half a teaspoon in the hole and the caterpillars took a couple of bites and fell off, dead.
At 8:50am on June 25, 2009, Pete Russell said…
Welcome John. Thanks for your contribution. Looking forward to reading more of your blogs. Have fun oooobying!!
At 11:27pm on June 24, 2009, Hester said…
Hi John
Welcome to Ooooby.
I liked reading your thoughts on growing your own food.


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