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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 8:03 pm 
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Hi everyone ,just felt the need to share my new vegie patch with you all. I moved my garden ,that was a fully fenced patch in the paddock, to the backyard as I was sick of feeding all the local wildlife and my sheep :oops: I used the no dig method(soooo easy) and bordered the six modules with Besser blocks. The modules are the exact size for my chook tractor to fit over and the holes in the Besser blocks have the added advantage of being able to plant flowers for insect attraction. I have two girls in my tractor,which I can rotate with the rest of the flock in the main pen and they are doing a wonderful job. Do they ever stop scratching, turning the soil ,eating and of course pooing! They make me tired just watching,which I do a lot of :morebow :clnava .What do you think? Any suggestions or improvements? Of course this is only stage one,when I work out the sun patterns better I plan to put many more modules in,a hothouse,compost bin,worm farm a small shed and potting bench and some guinea pigs for mowing! I am finally living my dream as my other garden was just fenced and planted with no real plans (I was impatient 20 years ago) different to this. And some photos.......


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:35 pm 
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They look great honkcheep. Love the made to fit the tractor idea. All my vege garden is no dig. Why would you do anything else. Your set up would work well for wicking beds.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:03 pm 
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Thanks sue55.What do you mean by wicking beds?I haven't heard of that term I will google it!


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:10 pm 
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Ahh have googled it ,great idea maybe the next stage of modules.Thank You :th


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:11 pm 
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That's a wonderful idea and looks great! Soon you will be enjoying some wonderful vegies! Home grown are the best kind


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:25 pm 
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How is everything growing? I bet your leafy greens are booming :)

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