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WendyBellbirdPark1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 16/07/09 Updated: 14/04/10 Frost:
Location: Bellbird Park


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Is it a good bug or bad - My son has a aquamiser system and today noticed a tiny white insect burrowing into the soil in more than one of the pots. Could someone tell us what insect it might be and if it is good or bad?..3630 days 20hrs
Mandarin tree - Scott All citrus like to be on a mound they do not like to sit in the flat ground unless the drainage is superb. I have built 3 mounds and have one lemon and 2 mandarins. They are looking very good but so are the citrus in pots as they have no saucers and..3630 days 20hrs
Blueberry - Have you repoted it into a slightly larger pot with acidic potting mix (azalea) that is what I have done and they seem to be growing bigger and healthier. I give them seaweed every 2 to 4 weeks as well as liquid potash...3674 days 14hrs
Brazilian strawberry guava - Ta Jimmy I have moved one of them now to give them more room. I do keep an eye on the bugs in my garden which is a good thing to do.Glad to know how big they may get...3730 days 21hrs
Brazilian strawberry guava - Have planted my 2 brazilian strawberry guava only 1/2 metre apart and want to know if they need more room than that. I have planted them along the fence line facing north east...3738 days 10hrs

Lemon - Eureka (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 3412 days 20hrs

Comments: -

Now has 5 fuit 2 are more advanced than the 3 newer ones and apart from some leaf curl it is doing well.

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Ecco oil and anyother bug hating matter

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Guava - Strawberry 8/10

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Update: 3435 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Have just planted 2 of these. Now they have been in 6months. they are looking healthy and have put on new growth tho they have not grown in height. Now they have been in 10 months I have pulled one out as it was no longer doing well and replaced it with a hawaiin guava which had looked streesed  in a pot.

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Will use Ecco oil and Healthy Earth products if they are needed but so far they have not needed any thing in the pest line.


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TRIED BUT DIED

Palm - Walking Stick (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 3412 days 20hrs

Comments: -

These are very slow growers but they are looking very good.

I think overwatering followed by rain and 2 dogs running constantly thru the area they were planted played a major roll in their demise.

Height 1 metres

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring


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TRIED BUT DIED

Bay Tree (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 3435 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Think the drought and the fact that it was outside the property so I could not keep a close eye on it

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Will use Ecco oil if needed

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

Have planted it in black clay and just hope it does not get too large(bowen mango is too large).


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TRIED BUT DIED

white Sapote 8/10

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Update: 3458 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Have a white sapote planted in full sun on the western side of our place. It responds well to liquid seaweed. Shame but the drought got this one

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting, Winter, Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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