hope you are well ..long time no chat and I see this is quite an old post but have recently picked up an organic gardening mag in the newsagents which swears by comfrey leaves soaked in water as a great fertiliser ..so great for the chooks AND for the garden. I haven't tried it yet myself...Hope the garden is going well up there!
I have been a little incognito lately, but since that post I have gone gardening crazy! I have put an update on this forum. The greenhouse we were thinking about is happening, and we found a way to overcome the soil problem... Planting in any container we find... wheelbarrows, old bath tubs, pots, baskets.... nothing is safe! Lol!
I have been having lots of fun, and discovering a lot on the way...unrotted chook poo straight on strawberry plants will burn them to heck (oops!), they've recovered well. I found the space quite intimidating when we first moved in, but now I plant things so randomly. Everything gets planted in a random way, I have tried a few neat little rows, but mostly, I just do whatever, and wait to see what works! I discovered seed shops on ebay, and lets just say, I am seeing someone about that, because it became an addiction! I also LOVE http://www.gardenexpress.com
where I have bought bulbs and flowers. My next project is trees... So far I have seedlings of poinciana (delonix), jacaranda, golden chain trees, and seeds for golden cane palms and many other types of palms, miracle tree, joy perfume tree, empress tree. I am on the lookout for white dogwood trees and tibuchina.. forgive my spelling, please. All in all, I have gone gardening gaga, and all I ever talk about is my garden, or what my chooks scratched up today! Thanks for touching base with me, I am alive and well! How are you? and what have you been up to?
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