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Kalindi's Edible Backyard

Joined: 29/12/09 Updated: 29/12/09 Frost: None
Location: Prospect, SA

About My Edible Backyard


Why Kalindi Love's Edible Plants

I have a medium size backyard in which I have guava, pomegranate,plumcot, apricot, peachcot, peach, mandarine and two big almond trees. Except for almond and mandarine trees all other fruit trees are three year old. I am not an expert gardener so would like to learn about good gardening. I would like to do organic gardening as far as possible. I have two compost bins which I use for composting leaves and kitchen scraps. For my backyard I use water from rain water tanks. I have a small vegie patch also. I have a curry leaves plant. Whenever I finish a yogurt can I wash it and give that water to the curry leaves plant. Once or twice a year, I fertilise it with cow manure. The plant was 4-5 inches tall when I got it from my friend.It is now two feet tall and healthy. I am not fully satisfied with the yield of my fruit and vegie plants. This year my chilli plants had flowers but no chillies. I would like to get some advice on this.

Thank you very much.


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Pumpkin and cucumber - My pumpakin plant is growing vigorously. The leaves are big and has side shoots which are very healthy too. There are several un-opened buds, but they look like male flowers. What needs to do to get good crop of pumpkins? MY cucumber also has male flo..2319 days 10hrs
Banana bell - My banana tree got a bell about two months ago but no bananas. Why?..2354 days 19hrs
Guava tees in melbourne - My 4 year old guava tree is growing well excepe some of the leaves have patch of burn and some look like chewed. I don't see any pest on the leave. Why does this happen? what to do ? I have attached a picture of the guava tree...3383 days 16hrs
Pomegranate tree - I have a 4 year old Pomegranate tree. Last year it produced one fruit which was not juicy and seeds were hard. This year it has three fruits. How much and how often should I water the plant ? What fertiliser should I use to get juicy and tasty fruits ?..3422 days 23hrs
Guava tees in melbourne - Thanks Sharma. Which potash powder and how much should I use? Good news is I saw 2-3 small fruits on the tree after I wrote to this forum on 29 December. Lets see how do they grow...3439 days 15hrs
Guava tees in melbourne - I live in Adelaide. I purchased an Indian Allahabad Guava plant from Bunnings three years ago. It is growing very good. Last year it had few flowers but no fruit. This year it has lot of flowers but still no fruit. What is wrong ? What should I do ? Also..3455 days 12hrs

guava Indian Allahabad 4/10

Kalindi's Edible Fruits
Update: 3451 days 12hrs

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pomegranate - Rosavaya 4/10

Kalindi's Edible Fruits
Update: 3451 days 12hrs

Fruiting Months January

Planted: 2006

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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