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KateGreen1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 14/01/10 Updated: 15/02/10 Frost:
Location: South Windsor


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Lotsa lemons not fruiting - I have two Lots a Lemons planted out in my garden and find they respond well to trace elements once a year, potash a couple of times a year, dynamic lifter a couple of times a year and seaweed fertiliser every couple of weeks. They are both about 1 metre ..3537 days 12hrs

Carambola - Kembangan (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 3536 days 22hrs

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I absolutely love fresh starfruit and I am attempting to provide a micro climate for it. Although this plant was knocked around when we received 3 days in a row over 40 degrees, I have nurtured it and it is still doing pretty well considering it is still small. The winter didn't seem to worry it too much although I did protect it from the frost.

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp, worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Chickens

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

Any tips on how to keep this going would be greatly appreciated!


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Dwarf Peach (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 3536 days 22hrs

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This is a dwarf variety, but compared to my other dwarf peach it is growing painfully slow. I have fertilised it well and it is even in a better spot. PH is spot on, so I think it must just be the variety.

Planted: 2008

Height 50 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp, worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

White oil occasionally.

Organic Status:Organic


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Papaya - Richter Gold (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 3536 days 22hrs

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I lve Paw Paw so decided to buy another one!

Planted: 2010

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp, worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Chickens

Organic Status:Organic


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Lemon Grass (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 3536 days 23hrs

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This lemon grass is just delicious. We do alot of Thai cooking and it is an essential ingredient. Very easy to grow, thrives on neglect. The picture was taken after I had cut a whole heap out for friends. It is a prolific bearer.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Planted: 2009

Height 80 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Nothing needed

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

I am just cutting stalks off tat ground level to use them. Is this what I am supposed to be doing?? 


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Papaya - Sri Lankan Red (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 3536 days 23hrs

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IThis tree is doing quite well but it hasn't been in the ground long.

Planted: 2010

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp. Worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Our chickens look after the bugs for us.

Organic Status:Organic


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Pear - Williams (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 3568 days 14hrs

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I am pretty sure this is a Williams pear but cannot remember for sure. We have had quite a few pears off this tree now and they are fantastic!

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Planted: 2005

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 40 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Pear - William Bonhem

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

A bit of natural oil from time to time.

Organic Status:Organic


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Apple - Granny Smith (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 3568 days 16hrs

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We seem to get a problem with the foliage on both our Granny Smith trees where is browns off. The fruit however is unaffected.

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Planted: 2006

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 15 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Granny Smith, Pinkabelle and Red Delicious

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Just a natural oil when needed and fruit fly traps.

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

Does anyone else have this problem with the foliage browning off?


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Dwarf Peach 9/10

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Update: 3568 days 18hrs

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This little guy started off on the other side of the garden and then was moved to make room for a new chicken pen. It is doing pretty well considering the transplant.

Fruiting Months November and December

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Don't need any

Organic Status:Organic


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Fig - Brown Turkey (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 3568 days 18hrs

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I have only just planted this one and it struggled a little at first, but is slowly on the improve.

Fruiting Months January, February, March

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

 


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Pepino - Kendall Gold (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 3568 days 18hrs

Comments: -

This plant has really taken off, but there are no flowers on it as yet.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May

Height 0.5 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Charlie Carp, Worm wee

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Nothing needed so far.

Organic Status:Organic


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