Most cost effective vegetables to grow at home
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by Nicki Mckay
6M ago
Growing your own food can be a cost-effective way to provide fresh, healthy produce for your family. Not only do you get to enjoy the … Most cost effective vegetables to grow at home Read More » The post Most cost effective vegetables to grow at home appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Growing food in pots and containers in the subtropics
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by Nicki Mckay
6M ago
Growing food in containers is a great way to have a vegetable garden just about anywhere. However it can be challenging here in the subtropics, … Growing food in pots and containers in the subtropics Read More » The post Growing food in pots and containers in the subtropics appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Common Pests in the Subtropical Summer Garden
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Garden pests eating your lovingly cared for plants can be heartbreaking. There are loads about here in the subtropics that can take over quite quickly … Common Pests in the Subtropical Summer Garden Read More » The post Common Pests in the Subtropical Summer Garden appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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What we’re planting to survive summer
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Growing food in summer during the subtropics is very challenging. It’s too hot, often humid and it’s either too wet or too dry. Bugs and … What we’re planting to survive summer Read More » The post What we’re planting to survive summer appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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How to manage QLD Fruit Fly in your veggie patch
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
QLD Fruit fly is a devastating pest for us here in the subtropics. It can make vegetable gardening during the warmer months prohibitive if they … How to manage QLD Fruit Fly in your veggie patch Read More » The post How to manage QLD Fruit Fly in your veggie patch appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Our suburban rodent proof compost setup
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Our compost setups have evolved over the years, but a main priority has been to keep rats out (and also inquisitive beagles). We’ve had tumblers … Our suburban rodent proof compost setup Read More » The post Our suburban rodent proof compost setup appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Mid Spring in our Subtropical Veggie Patch (VLOG)
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Mid spring here in our Subtropical veggie patch is when we really start thinking about our Summer Plantings. It’s been a bit unseasonably wet which … Mid Spring in our Subtropical Veggie Patch (VLOG) Read More » The post Mid Spring in our Subtropical Veggie Patch (VLOG) appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Early Spring In our Subtropical garden (VLOG)
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Traditionally Spring is quite hot and dry for us here in the subtropics. However during the La Niña we have been experiencing a mild spring … Early Spring In our Subtropical garden (VLOG) Read More » The post Early Spring In our Subtropical garden (VLOG) appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Pest Strategies for Organic Gardeners
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Love growing your own food but hate constantly dealing with pests? No gardens are immune to problems, but we have taken on a wholistic approach … Pest Strategies for Organic Gardeners Read More » The post Pest Strategies for Organic Gardeners appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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Growing potatoes in the subtropics – Latest Experiments
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by Nicki Mckay
1y ago
Potatoes can be super tricky to grow in the subtropics, but after 9 years of experimenting with different timing, location and soil combinations we have … Growing potatoes in the subtropics – Latest Experiments Read More » The post Growing potatoes in the subtropics – Latest Experiments appeared first on Love of Dirt ..read more
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