Archive | November, 2017

How to be a successful gardener

Excerpt from ‘NEWS CHRONICLE HOME GARDENING’ (1940’s); (Which belonged to my grandmother): “It is always being said that the ’knack’ of gardening can’t be acquired – one is either born with it or must go through life without it. Nothing of the sort. Whether it’s your first attempt or your thousandth, do what needs to […]

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Lemon tree care

I planted my Eureka lemon tree 30 years ago in my back yard. It’s not in the ideal position because of big gum trees being within 10 metres but it’s not doing too badly. Ideally they need full sun and well drained fertile soil, with with a good layer of mulch. Something you should know […]

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