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The hunt for a Tangerine!

by gotica,

A little while back, I posted about my hunt for a [tangerine](crop) tree and how fruitless my efforts had been. One supplier put me onto the local wholesaler who, while seeming a bit gruff and abrupt, told me to contact them around November last year. I didn't get around to it until now, howev...

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Reticulation for Raised Beds

by gotica,

I'm trying to figure out the best way to set up reticulation for my raised beds. The area is about 3m wide by 7m long with four beds; one about 50cm wide and 7m long, the others about 1.2m wide and 1.8m long. I'm looking at using poly pipe, but not sure whether to have upright sprinklers that ...

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Growing Garlic in Perth

by gotica,

Does anyone have tips for growing [garlic](crop) in Perth, WA? I planted several cloves back at the start of April and I'm waiting, waiting, waiting for the leaves to dry up and go brown but it's just not happening! I know we're in spring and having what feels like some nice winter weather at ...

garlic
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Decorative Gourds

by gotica,

Howdy, With the stupid cost to import seeds into West Aust now, does anyone know of WA based suppliers who might carry decorative gourd seeds? I was able to check Bunnings but they don't, will have a look at Masters tomorrow but if anyone can point in the right direction that would be aweso...

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Wanted: Tangerine Tree or Cutting in Perth WA

by gotica,

Howdy, I'm on the hunt for a tangerine tree or cutting should someone have an established tree. I've tried a few local nurseries and even Bunnings with no luck. Places seem to think offering me some other type of citrus and an acceptable alternative however it has to be the Citrus tangerina...

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Forgive me Garden, for I have sinned...

by gotica,

Well not technically sinned, but yanno it's been awhile since I've updated... My zucchini succummed to mildew and well, just did not make it through. I ended up pulling them and have planted Kale in their place. The strawberries may be also slightly affected by mildew as they are going grey be...

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Into bed with you!

by gotica,

I finally got frustrated enough to establish one of the raised beds the other week, using a combination of enriched coir and compost. I've sown Purple Haze carrots, brussels sprouts, purple broccoli, peas, turnips, english [spinach](crop) and have transplanted two [zucchini](crop) plants and t...

zucchini spinach strawberries
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My Garden to date...

by gotica,

I currently use my wordpress blog to record what is happening with my garden, including progress pictures. For a back dated view, [visit my blog](http://nitasniche.wordpress.com/tag/garden/ "Nita's Niche"). The whole blog includes food posts too. I currently work/grow out of pots and I'm...

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