May Gardening Guide

May Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] May in the Tropical garden Zone 0: The wet season officially ended at the end of April and the sea surface temperature is below 27 deg C so that is the end of the cyclone season for this year. The humidity is decreasing and the mould will stop growing in the bathroom. Zone… View more

Making Quick Compost

Making Quick Compost

For some reason I’ve always had a bit of a block against making quick compost. I’ve made slow compost, many times. Piles that sit there for months or years, doing their thing without much poking and prodding, kitchen scraps occasionally being tossed on top. I’ve read books on quick compost, I’ve talked about quick compost. I’ve… View more

April Gardening Guide

April Gardening Guide

[h4]TROPICAL climate[/h4] Zone 0: Time to sort the seeds you’ve been saving in the crisper of your fridge. Sort them into date order and plant the oldest first.  You can still order seeds by mail-order and they will be with you in a few days. Zone 1: Now is the best time to plant the… View more

March Gardening Guide

March Gardening Guide

[h3] TROPICAL climate [/h3] Zone 0: Rotate your preserves, new to the back and old to the front. Now is a good time for cyclone preparation. As well as non-perishable food, you have emergency stores is in the garden and under the ground. The tops of plants may be damaged in a cyclone but the… View more

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