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citrus bugs - Thanks for the link, Brendan. My 'white oil' is homemade and not the product in the shops, I say white oil for want of another name. I'm sure Pest Oil would work as well though I'm not sure what...
  By MaryT1 36 mins ago (18 responses)
Finger Lime - Dear Sir or Madam This is Eiko of Amiamie Australia P/L that is plants retail company. I would like to purchase the following Finger Lime tree or graft, please let me know their price and the amo...
  By Eiko Watanabe 1 hours ago (0 responses)
Chiku / SapodillaChiku / Sapodilla - Plan was to plant it out as well, with most of my other fruit trees, before the fruit surprise. Been preparing backyard for the last two years....
  By ivepeters 3 hours ago (127 responses)
Dragon Fruit Oozing/ rotting plantDragon Fruit Oozing/ rotting plant - If the DF has been growing and rotting off in pots, they could be suffering from a phenomenon known as a perched water table. This can be demonstrated by dunking a sponge into a bucket of water and si...
  By JohnMc1 4 hours ago (8 responses)
Help - Michelia Alba drops leavesHelp - Michelia Alba drops leaves - Thanks so much Mary, will try on your advice. Fingers cross. ...
  By Priscilla 4 hours ago (2 responses)
Help identify fruit treeHelp identify fruit tree - I'm interested to know what you thought of the fruit taste test? Don't go to any trouble, if you are eating the fruit, just set the seeds aside, or otherwise throw some ripe fruit into something li...
  By JohnMc1 4 hours ago (11 responses)
Japanese citrus yuzuJapanese citrus yuzu - Actually your tree is more mature than mine, judging from the thickness of the branches but we'll catch up! :)...
  By TMary 6 hours ago (114 responses)
Walnuts - I ate a lot of walnuts off trees in Armidale, NSW - is your climate comparable?...
  By MaryT1 6 hours ago (1 responses)
Growing avocado in MelbourneGrowing avocado in Melbourne - Plant windbreak trees for the Northwest and South west killer winds as Avos hate winds (dont mind shade either)esp on the plains out your way and get youself a Birdwood Wurtz even just for tag as is g...
  By Markmelb 13 hours ago (127 responses)
duriun trees: have you seen anyduriun trees: have you seen any - Hi howdy..ya thats a jackfruit ..it smells really sweet when ripe and oh ya you can boil the seed with bit salt and it taste like nuts....
  By kong 15 hours ago (127 responses)
Alphonso mango - The original Zill came from fairchild tropical gardens. I believe zill is a friend of dr campbell and so new Zill cvs are prob have something to do with them....
  By Brain 15 hours ago (17 responses)
Tropic Sun Custard AppleTropic Sun Custard Apple - Hi Thanht I do not have a tropic sun but a young Paxton prolific and rollinia. My suggestion is trying to vary the times of collection and pollination, I am having good success by collecting pollen fr...
  By Jenny 24 hours ago (84 responses)
Blueberry burst Blueberry burst - Disappointed with bb, compared to my gulf coast they are about the same size. This is the first year for both, so hopefully better next year. 1. BB 2. Gulf Coast...
  By ivepeters 2 days ago (45 responses)
Low Chill Apricot Variety AvailabiltyLow Chill Apricot Variety Availabilty - I will have to note those for grafting next winter - i have a couple watershoots Im training now ...
  By Markmelb 2 days ago (15 responses)
kaffir limekaffir lime - Fresh Makrut fruit ( Thai name ) are seasonally sold in Asian, especially Vietnamese groceries, also including frozen whole fruit+ dried peel. Depending where you live, your probably about a month lat...
  By jakfruit etiquette 2 days ago (80 responses)
chocolate pudding fruit riddled with seed - Randia fitzalani at Mt Coottha botanical garden I saw had fruit the size of cricket balls. Nice chocolatey pulp with the lots of seeds quite good eating even though picked green and eaten five days la...
  By denise1 2 days ago (5 responses)
Papaya fruit colour - We bought several red papaya trees as we love the flavour of the red fleshed fruit. The first fruiting produced red papayas but every fruiting since has produced the orange fleshed papaya. Is this un...
  By Stacie 2 days ago (0 responses)
What is this?What is this? - Looks like Ficus pumilla ...
  By micarle 2 days ago (1 responses)
Red spider mites on paw paw plant - you are inadvertently poisoning yourself in all kinds of ways which do not occur to you every day in some form or other. Coals to Newcastle is the saying, I believe....
  By sternus1 3 days ago (18 responses)
Mango tree - Irwin - black spotsMango tree - Irwin - black spots - Left Blank...
  By irwin 3 days ago (1 responses)
Help Identify this PlantHelp Identify this Plant - Yes, Peter; plant figs - what a good idea:)...
  By TMary 3 days ago (8 responses)
Mexican cream guava - Is there any publication describing the varieties/cultivars of guavas ?...
  By genipapo 3 days ago (4 responses)
Mango Tree Branches Weak and DroopingMango Tree Branches Weak and Drooping - Good idea Mark but I just re-potted it a few months ago so I think I'll leave it for a year or two. ...
  By Apparo 3 days ago (7 responses)
Papaya - Thanks for your help Lissa and Denise. I'll buy a couple and see how they go....
  By JulianW 4 days ago (5 responses)
Dragon fruitDragon fruit - My df was rotted on the top. So i had to cut it out. Recently i found red pot develop on df as seen in picture. Is it normal?...
  By Thithi 4 days ago (6 responses)
Relocating an Avocado Tree - Hello, Just wondered how your avocado tree recovered if it ever did and how long it took until tree started shooting out and showing signs of life? We transplanted 2 large avocado trees 3 months ...
  By Raelene 4 days ago (2 responses)
Standard Roses stock - Just brought property last owner has standard roses stock don't know how to care for them or if anyone uses this any more. can anyone help...
  By Vicki G 4 days ago (0 responses)
tree identificationtree identification - I looked up Tristaniopsis laurina 'Luscious' and I think you're right.. I have tried to find what area of Australia it is native to but can't find any specific info. Can anyone suggest how I could...
  By TomB 4 days ago (2 responses)
Dwarf mulberry - pruning question - yes me too - kids used to bring at primary - always wanted a mulberry just to see the silkworms or even those big fat colourful emperor gum tree caterpillers ...
  By Markmelb 5 days ago (17 responses)
Tamarillos and pomegranatesTamarillos and pomegranates - Here's my cutting grown Tamarillo at shoulder height....
  By JohnMc1 5 days ago (4 responses)
golden passionfruit - Does anybody know where in Melbourne i can buy golden passionfruit fruit (as opposed to tree/plant). I will grow one when i get a garden, but in the meantime i am trying to locate some actual fruit to...
  By colm mcgarry 5 days ago (0 responses)
Pruning citrus trees - Babs my reply to you have been deleted, sorry; too long to repeat....
  By MaryT1 5 days ago (4 responses)
Mac seedlings - help ID two leaf problems?Mac seedlings - help ID two leaf problems? - A quick search on the net and here's this comprehensive PDF information from DEEDI Qld which might help. Quite an interesting read. There's a few pics there which look similar to your problem. Who w...
  By Lissa 5 days ago (1 responses)
identify plants/weedsidentify plants/weeds - Here is another one in the garden. Dont know what it is. Is it good as a ground cover?...
  By Thithi 5 days ago (3 responses)
When do you harvest your avocado fruits in Melbourne - I am in Melbourne and ATM grow bacon, wurtz and hass. I have not got any fruits fr these trees yet as the trees are young. I like to know which varieties will gives mature fruits at what months in Me...
  By Thithi 5 days ago (0 responses)
Our beloved birds & other wildlifeOur beloved birds & other wildlife - They're quite common throughout the suburbs. Commonly referred to as owls,but they are actually a species of nightjar....
  By sternus1 6 days ago (127 responses)
drooping avocado - Thanks very much for the advice. Will do....
  By Eden Dietrich1 6 days ago (2 responses)
dwarf bananasdwarf bananas - Those dwarf fruits look like a super dwarf I have here. Originally donated by Speedy. The plant is only 4ft high max. My Rajapuri is tall, over 10ft+, and very large leaves, so large some break....
  By JohnMc1 6 days ago (22 responses)
Dry Leaves on my new mango trees (6\" tall)Dry Leaves on my new mango trees (6" tall) - I just enjoy the whole process. Die or not, it's fun. I'll keep plugging away and hopefully one out more will live. Cheers! ...
  By alil2theleft1 6 days ago (11 responses)
JACK FRUIT TREEJACK FRUIT TREE - Hi Mark I forgot the pictures earlier. ...
  By Kam 6 days ago (25 responses)
Avocado growth rateAvocado growth rate - Thanks Mark i will try adapting his ideas myself. My little Lamb Hass was covered in fruit soon after planting, I have picked all bar 4 off, hopefully i will get a taste of the future this season....
  By Grant 6 days ago (71 responses)
Capsicum pubescens - I've never pruned them going into winter, but I've pruned the hell out of them coming into Spring. Can you just prune enough off to manage the tree through winter and hit it hard next spring? You ca...
  By JohnMc1 6 days ago (1 responses)
Pomelo Not Fruiting Lots of flowers - You may just need a fertilizer rich in potassium....
  By denise1 6 days ago (2 responses)
Yellowing Longan Tree leaves - On rare occasion a plant is sent out from any nursery that hasnt been sufficiently hardened off after growing in the greenhouse. I am not saying that it is what is the matter with your plant but it co...
  By denise1 6 days ago (2 responses)
Snails & fruit trees - Along with the other means, you can put some crumpled plastic sheeting at many places where they prefer to hide. Then squash em. ...
  By denise1 6 days ago (8 responses)
Muscadine grapes "noble - G'day, I have one but it is it's first season and the flowers are yet to open. I understand that they range in size from 2.5 to 3 cm....
  By Slicko 7 days ago (1 responses)
phytophtora - I think if they sell for a squillion more we are being ripped off - as in USA - clonal graft Avos in a 5 gallon pot are only $10 more - theyve been doing clonal there for years - if i could get some o...
  By Markmelb 7 days ago (2 responses)
Grumichama fruiting problemGrumichama fruiting problem - Just a bit of history with these trees above - they behaved the same in the previously much hotter climate that we lived in (in ground) then they were bagged up and bought down here...when in tree sac...
  By salsify 7 days ago (14 responses)
Growing Beautiful Flowers in Your Flower GardenGrowing Beautiful Flowers in Your Flower Garden - I just want to talk about flowers :)...
  By vlct 7 days ago (19 responses)
Curry tree problemCurry tree problem - Hi Marcus I have emailed you....
  By MaryT1 7 days ago (4 responses)
Mango tree not fruitingMango tree not fruiting - you may use potassium nitrate solution with enough volume and spray it on the shoots of the tree until it's already drenched. expect the tree to bear flowers after two weeks. :)...
  By Cha Kwan 7 days ago (127 responses)
exotic Vinesexotic Vines - I LOVE this plant! and I found someone who sells it: [Link]...
  By EdibleLeaf 8 days ago (54 responses)
gooseberry - Hey - anyone grown Tomatillos? forgot to grow some this year - they have a similar fruit covering too. very cute and tasty in a Salsa -- I just sowed some 2012 seeds...
  By Markmelb 8 days ago (3 responses)
Avocado Bacon TreeAvocado Bacon Tree - Mark, I did a search online but couldn't find any Birdwood Avo Tags. Anyways, I have sent Birdword an email, hopefully they can send me a digital copy. BTW Iíve added growquest to my YT subscripti...
  By Harry 8 days ago (11 responses)
Gardening AustraliaGardening Australia - The guy at Growquest in LA California sells Clonal Avocados due to their vigor and extra bushiness ( for only $10 more for a 5 gallon size pot - $40 ) - look at Youtube vids he has that show differenc...
  By Markmelb 8 days ago (56 responses)

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Bael Leaves for Pooja - Hi, I am looking for Bael Leaves for Pooja in Brisbane. Do anyone know where to find it. Just need few.thank you....
  By Sunny 98 days ago (0 responses)
Ugli fruit tree - Any ideas where to buy an Ugli Fruit tree in Queensland? Thanks....
  By Mezzie 95 days ago (0 responses)
plum tree bugs-spotsplum tree bugs-spots - Can anyone help me-these are my young plum tree leaves-they have these horrible brown spots and holes everywhere-and on the underside of some lives there are these little black bugs-sone have wings...
  By lori 56 days ago (0 responses)
dwarf avocado trees - Do you have dwarf avocado trees & what varieties are compatable to grow on Fraser Coast, Qld. What are the costs Bye Barrie Sibson...
  By sibson1 40 days ago (0 responses)
Dwarf Mango Irwin and Avocado Wurtz - Hi, I have purchased Dwarf Mango Irwin and Dwarf Avocado Wurtz from Daleys and I would like to make sure that I select the best position for these trees in my garden. I am aware of drainage and so...
  By JanD 32 days ago (0 responses)
Hushabye mountain - extremely good cover. [Link] ...
  By sternus1 26 days ago (0 responses)
Jackfruit - Hi guys does anyone know what the most common variety of Jackfruit grown in Bangladesh is called. They are the only ones I've ever had, we used to get heaps all summer long in London. A simila...
  By mango-jack 24 days ago (0 responses)
Piper beatle plant - Anybody you know of selling piper betel wine in and around Sydney?...
  By gee 18 days ago (0 responses)
Abiu Flowers Pest AttackAbiu Flowers Pest Attack - Hi our Abiu is adjacent to a beach forest in Far North Qld, Mission Beach. The tree fruited for the first time last year but this year flowers were covered in webbing, browned off and only a few fruit...
  By Tuxie 15 days ago (0 responses)
pruning australian screw pandanus - We have an Australian Screw Pine - Pandanus - which is single trunk. is it possible to remove the crown to encourage side branching...
  By tropical 14 days ago (0 responses)
New growth on raspbetrries - We have a very nice pending crop of raspberries on last years canes. This years new growth has been excessive . We have cut out the shoots that have run any distance from our growing trellis but a...
  By Judy B 14 days ago (0 responses)
Persimmon crispy leaf tipsPersimmon crispy leaf tips - Hi, Just a question about my Fuyu persimmon. It was a lovely tree with lots of new growth and then along came a wallaby and most of that got eaten. It has fought back and has the growth as can be see...
  By maxzoo 13 days ago (0 responses)
Seville - If there are any forum members out there living on the sunshine coast who like making their own bitter seville marmalade, I have a few trees spare, for pick up free. Grown from seed, ready to go in th...
  By Diego 13 days ago (0 responses)
moving toona ciliate - I need to move a 4 metre red cedar (toona ciliate). How easy is this to do? How big is the tap root, and how sensitive is the tap root? Hope to hear from you soon. Nrsimha...
  By Nrsimha 11 days ago (0 responses)
kasturi - Does anyone know if the kasturi variety on daleys mango page is actually mangifera casturi?...
  By Troy 10 days ago (0 responses)
Frost tolerant - We are moving to a 300acre property near Mudgee NSW. Looking for suitable shade and fruit bearing trees in quantity. Dry summers and frost in winter. Would you have anything suitable?...
  By Marie King 8 days ago (0 responses)
When do you harvest your avocado fruits in Melbourne - I am in Melbourne and ATM grow bacon, wurtz and hass. I have not got any fruits fr these trees yet as the trees are young. I like to know which varieties will gives mature fruits at what months in Me...
  By Thithi 5 days ago (0 responses)
golden passionfruit - Does anybody know where in Melbourne i can buy golden passionfruit fruit (as opposed to tree/plant). I will grow one when i get a garden, but in the meantime i am trying to locate some actual fruit to...
  By colm mcgarry 5 days ago (0 responses)
Standard Roses stock - Just brought property last owner has standard roses stock don't know how to care for them or if anyone uses this any more. can anyone help...
  By Vicki G 4 days ago (0 responses)
Papaya fruit colour - We bought several red papaya trees as we love the flavour of the red fleshed fruit. The first fruiting produced red papayas but every fruiting since has produced the orange fleshed papaya. Is this un...
  By Stacie 2 days ago (0 responses)
Finger Lime - Dear Sir or Madam This is Eiko of Amiamie Australia P/L that is plants retail company. I would like to purchase the following Finger Lime tree or graft, please let me know their price and the amo...
  By Eiko Watanabe 1 hours ago (0 responses)

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Guava tees in melbourneGuava tees in melbourne - I had a mango tree in the pot for two winters as we were waiting to move in to our new house we built. Surprisingly, it survived and thrived during summer. It was growing very fast that it seems to be...
  By Raquel 43 days ago (127 responses)
Black Sapote not growingBlack Sapote not growing - I heard of a black sapote die after a fertilizer dump. It was fertilized heavy because the previous fertilizing caused some dieback which was misread as a call for more fertilizer needed rather than ...
  By denise1 293 days ago (127 responses)
Wolf BerriesWolf Berries - Hi. Has anyone had any experience with Goji Nero, Lycium ruthenicum murr. Black goji is supposedly another super healthy fruit from China. Not a lot of info on the net that I can find....
  By Anthony 135 days ago (127 responses)
Mango tree not fruitingMango tree not fruiting - you may use potassium nitrate solution with enough volume and spray it on the shoots of the tree until it's already drenched. expect the tree to bear flowers after two weeks. :)...
  By Cha Kwan 7 days ago (127 responses)
BlueberryBlueberry - Ive been growing my blueberry burst in a 50 percent azalea potting mix mixed with 50 percent premium potting mix that has had another 20 percent washed sand added to it from more drainage.I threw in a...
  By A.C 73 days ago (127 responses)
dragon fruitdragon fruit - Bump....
  By Anthony 12 days ago (127 responses)
PeppinoPeppino - Hello everyone. I have enjoyed reading all your posts about the Pepino. I live in Tasmania and have 3 plants in my garden. Ants seem to be my bigest problem. I have copied the sauce recipes from...
  By BrendaWylllie 261 days ago (127 responses)
Pinkabelle Apple TreePinkabelle Apple Tree - Don't kid yourself Granger, ff will have no problems turning your pink lady to crap. They prefer your neighbours tomatoes or stone fruit though....
  By Boris Spasky 402 days ago (127 responses)
LYCHEE TREELYCHEE TREE - Ann, you could try putting a sprinkler up in your lychee tree (they like humidity) and also digging a small trench next to it, for all your veggie scraps, to encourage it to bear well every year....
  By Anne 13 days ago (127 responses)
Veggie gardenVeggie garden - So why give them more attention, sg? I'm sure we all ignore it for that reason....
  By MaryT 819 days ago (127 responses)
Fruit fly controlFruit fly control - Boris, I don't know yet. This is a difficult situation. We had some sterile FF release a year or so ago, but personally I didn't notice any difference. In fact, my loquat, which has never had ...
  By Juie 1 56 days ago (127 responses)
BabacoBabaco - Hi Gus, Not sure if you were able to get hold of Babaco plants in Perth but I have 2 available for sale down in Bunbury if you are still looking. They are about 20cm tall and are from last autumn so a...
  By Colin 19 days ago (127 responses)
CoffeeCoffee - Hi Markmelb, You were completely right - too much sun. We discovered this accidentally when we moved the tree at Christmas to put up the Christmas tree in its place. The tree's new spot has less s...
  By nicole 257 days ago (127 responses)
drumstick treedrumstick tree - Hi Guys, I have some spare Drumstick tree seeds that i can share. I am in Perth. email your address and i will post out. nickgiancola54@gmail.com Cheers...
  By nicg 190 days ago (127 responses)
ackee treeackee tree - Ha gwan peeps, need breadfruit, and any provision, yellow yam, white yam, plantain, cassava. any help much appreciated. Much love Mango-jack...
  By mango-jack 24 days ago (127 responses)
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in MelbourneTropical fruit trees successfuly grown in Melbourne - Say hello to Safu! Dacryodes edulis from seed....
  By Linton 37 days ago (127 responses)
I have a cherry treeI have a cherry tree - We had a Stella cherry tree that was 20 years old it produced fruit for the past 17 years then finally died last year I planted another Stella we live in country Victoria and get very hot summers som...
  By Frances 98 days ago (127 responses)
Chiku / SapodillaChiku / Sapodilla - Plan was to plant it out as well, with most of my other fruit trees, before the fruit surprise. Been preparing backyard for the last two years....
  By ivepeters 3 hours ago (127 responses)
Paw PawPaw Paw - I can imagine that wounding a plant could encourage it to fruit because it might have some kind of in-built "times are tough, I'm going to die soon, gotta quickly reproduce" thing. I had mulberr...
  By MJ 434 days ago (127 responses)
Betel LeafBetel Leaf - please i need piperbetal leaf plant but not from thailand i will prefar from india or bangladesh if u can than ineed at perth naranparesh@gmail.com 0466864269...
  By paresh 58 days ago (127 responses)
Lemonade FruitLemonade Fruit - Thanks, Mark - I will wait to hear your verdict....
  By MaryT1 86 days ago (127 responses)
duriun trees: have you seen anyduriun trees: have you seen any - Hi howdy..ya thats a jackfruit ..it smells really sweet when ripe and oh ya you can boil the seed with bit salt and it taste like nuts....
  By kong 15 hours ago (127 responses)
custard applescustard apples - Hi What is in my fruits from my African Pride tree? All the fruits are of good size and look nice but when cut open the wonly white flesh is between the seeds and on inside of fruit just under the ...
  By Kam 115 days ago (127 responses)
Ants Nests in Pot PlantsAnts Nests in Pot Plants - I get the black ants as well as the little red/brown ones in pots.I am near rainforest and get those species and a few others like the stony creek frog,orange thighed and ornate burrowing frog in spit...
  By Mike 701 days ago (127 responses)
Mango Tree DiseaseMango Tree Disease - Ive the same problem with my Mango tree here in Cowandilla ,Adelaide.It looks like salt burn,waterlogging issue.I did spray it with Kocide Blue for Anthracnose .Also sprayed it with Zinc sulphate and ...
  By A,C 194 days ago (127 responses)
rasberry bushesrasberry bushes - understood and sent....
  By peter 1000 448 days ago (127 responses)
Pandanus amaryllifoliusPandanus amaryllifolius - I live in Victoria. My pandan plant is protected in the cold months by keeping it inside a stainless steel wine rack covered with cafe curtain material. The pot is surrounded with a reptile heater mat...
  By Rampe 55 days ago (127 responses)
Shipping Syndicate of Plants to Perth/WAShipping Syndicate of Plants to Perth/WA - If you are looking for Mangoes Tass1 has a very good selection right now, my brother brought 6 for me from Joe last week, Banana, Tommy Atkins,Sensation Palmer,Kiet,Nam Doc mai,all grafted and some dw...
  By mojo 295 days ago (127 responses)
Curry Leaf Tree in MelbourneCurry Leaf Tree in Melbourne - Be aware that curry leaves do drop all their leaves in colder weather. Mine used to be bare throughout winter though thanks to climate change it's keeping its leaves for most of the year but I am in...
  By MaryT 210 days ago (127 responses)
Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East?Rare Fruit Swap/Sale in Melbourne South/East? - Thanks Jantina but I'm keeping my collection at two--the mexican, and the luther Burbanks, which he developed for fruit quality. I'll pass on the issai if that's ok, I procured some from Diggers (w...
  By sternus1 202 days ago (127 responses)
mandarin treemandarin tree - Thanks Amanda, over-watering could be issue here, as this spot does not get sun at all in winter (may be this could be also issue).. My soil is heavy clay so I amended this spot before planting (in f...
  By Db 902 days ago (127 responses)
Tropical Fruit Trees Successfuly Grown in Sydney/Wollongong/NewcastleTropical Fruit Trees Successfuly Grown in Sydney/Wollongong/Newcastle - In cabramatta in peoples back yards they got jack fruit,massive longan trees 24foot high, dragon fruit. and mangos everywer..and the soil is about 40cm of soil and pure clay...
  By cabra 80 days ago (127 responses)
PassionfruitPassionfruit - Hi, I live in Perth and my peach tree is laden with fruit, they are about the size of a man's thumb nail. Hope to get some decent fruit this year, as apposed to the last few years where I lost every ...
  By Helena1 70 days ago (127 responses)
pouteria lucumapouteria lucuma - Speaking of large seeds have you ever come across persea schiedeana?...
  By Troy 31 days ago (127 responses)
Seville OrangeSeville Orange - Thanks Julie. will do....
  By Kerry 207 days ago (127 responses)
asimina tribola/American pawpaw/ temperate custard appleasimina tribola/American pawpaw/ temperate custard apple - I agree it sounds good they love a lot of organic matter in the soil (my best one is growing over a dead wombat)and very thick mulch I also give a annual sulpher application to keep soil acidic that h...
  By allybanana 58 days ago (127 responses)
Growing avocado in MelbourneGrowing avocado in Melbourne - Plant windbreak trees for the Northwest and South west killer winds as Avos hate winds (dont mind shade either)esp on the plains out your way and get youself a Birdwood Wurtz even just for tag as is g...
  By Markmelb 13 hours ago (127 responses)
Pruning PassionfruitPruning Passionfruit - We know it as African marigold. Actually, for nematodes, the less decorative Tagetes minuta is more effective. But I read in very authoritative book some years ago that it is not enough just to put...
  By Julie W 94 days ago (127 responses)
bee hivesbee hives - You can get into beekeeping on a budget if one was keen.. A new box in kit form complete will set you back less than $50. Free bees are swarming all over the place at the moment. All my 6 hives are fr...
  By JohnMc1 10 days ago (127 responses)
gardening in Perth sandsgardening in Perth sands - Shelley - Re. Terracotta worm farms, Kim Lyons [Link] or another potter might make one for you. Kim makes a lot of the terracotta bird baths etc available at Dawsons, Z...
  By Liz 23 days ago (127 responses)
BananaBanana - Anything to stop the Lorikeets and King Parrots from seeing them. The blue plastic banana bags stop them, even left open on the bottom they don't touch them, I'd say a garbage bag should work, nothi...
  By JohnMc1 99 days ago (127 responses)
jujubesjujubes - Some are best eaten fresh, other cv's are best left to dry on the tree like a date, hence the name. The large round Li variety is similar to a small sweet apple, without the acid. When dried, the sug...
  By JohnMc1 134 days ago (127 responses)
Does anyone garden with blackwater?Does anyone garden with blackwater? - We used Steve at Go Green Plumbing when we had to rebuild our Biolytix. He is an experienced plumber who knows and installs blackwater (and greywater)systems. Don't use Ian from Denmark he overcharges...
  By Bonnie 667 days ago (127 responses)
JaboticabaJaboticaba - You could say this will be the first year, it produced 5 fruits at the end of last season...
  By JohnMc1 89 days ago (127 responses)
Fruit trees in Perth WAFruit trees in Perth WA - I'm heading out toward Bloomings tomorrow. If I get time I will pop in and have a look. Julie, we got a really good (well, old and a bit sad, but we fixed it!) steel compost tumbler from the verg...
  By MJ 935 days ago (127 responses)
GarlicGarlic - Better luck in your next rental Gabby! Actually, I have heaps of space, but can't use it due to neighbours invasive tree roots, so I grow everything in pots and boxes. People are often surprised how...
  By Julie W 69 days ago (127 responses)
sweet potatoessweet potatoes - Tipped out the content of my pot of sweet potatoes this morning...what a surprise! Back to SP : Mike you are right; they are Beau's. I brought home some of those you recommended at Rusty's. Hop...
  By TMary 63 days ago (127 responses)
acha cha fruit seedsacha cha fruit seeds - Mel, you live very close to me. I have spares of lot of things that you might want and will die unless taken. Some things will be free, some will incur a little charge. s...
  By sternus1 190 days ago (127 responses)
Problems with White Sapotes *Pics included*Problems with White Sapotes *Pics included* - Thanks for the advice, I didn't know that they were deciduous so it seems like there is nothing to worry about. They are not pot bound and I recently changed the potting mix. The leaves turned yel...
  By Linton 353 days ago (127 responses)
Oca, NZ yams, OkaOca, NZ yams, Oka - Came across these on ebay. 'bought 20 bucks delivered. [Link]...
  By starling 464 days ago (127 responses)

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