Archive for October, 2009

What a difference the right soil can make


We normally use the same “Mel’s Mix” soil, that we use in our Square Foot Garden boxes, for our seedlings too but, a while back (and for some unknown reason) I purchased a bag of standard “Seedling Mix” from our local garden shop. It had been lying in our storeroom for quite some time so […]

Quick… Lettuce Escape!


My initial reaction when I first heard of a lettuce bolting was… “Where to?” I suppose I had visions of all my lettuces scuttling out of my garden in the dead of night in a valiant attempt to avoid the dreaded salad bowl. That all now seems like a long time ago and, in my […]

Apologies and SFGSA Updates


Forgive me dear readers, it has been three months since my last blog post. My apologies to one and all for being so scarce lately. Spring has sprung, The grass is riz, I wonder where the garden bloggers iz… Yes, ummm… Spring has indeed sprung but that was quite a while back wasn’t it? So […]


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