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Chookie, My Garden (3265)

Styles: Allotment or vegetable plot, Organic, Rural, Water, Wildlife

Soil types: Loamy

Soil drainage: Pond/In water, Well-drained

Soil pH: Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

3/4 Acre volcanic soil. Deep rich loam. Moderate rainfall,cool winters,hot Summers. Large trees ,food forest , semi shaded aspects.

Chookie's garden plan

 

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Chookie

Chookie

About me
Keen amateur gardener with 3/4 acre rural garden in South West Victoria Australia. Cool to mild climate with reliable (sometimes) rainfall. Food Forest organic garden. Mainly English country garden style with some Australian plantings for birdlife.. Frog and fish ponds waterplants.

Gardening expertise
Very Keen

Biggest gardening accomplishments
Completely laid out and planted garden from scratch except for main trees which were here. when purchased. Recently self built two arches for grape vines and sweet peas/ climbing Beans. Dug and completed frog and fish ponds, fully planted and frogs by the dozen moved in.

Biggest gardening frustrations
Slugs, Harlequin Bugs and red spider mite. Birds getting fruit before I do.

The gardening project I am currently working on
Digging footings for deck outside studio and planning surrounding plantings. recently collected several loads of volcanic rock for deck wall supports. Picking Autumn produce and preserving for pantry. Dried and preserved tomatoes,pumpkin, Sauces, Pic

Chookie's forum posts

Sweet Pea "Toby Robinson"
Tue. 23rd April 2013 04:57

Sweet Pea "Toby Robinson"
Tue. 23rd April 2013 04:56

Re: Onions
Tue. 23rd April 2013 04:51

 

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