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Gabs's Edible Backyard

Joined: 12/06/13 Updated: 12/06/13 Frost: None
Location: Adelaide

About My Edible Backyard


Why Gabs Love's Edible Plants

 Building a new house with sustainability as a key principle. An edible garden is part of that sustainability.

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gabs says... [2155 days 20hrs ago]
We're building a new house, and thinking about sustainability. An edible garden is integral to our vision.

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Blueberry burst - Yes, I covered mine with a net this year, so I've had it just over a year now and had probably hundred little berries or more, heaps. First few got eaten by birds, didn't have the net on properly and they were bigger berries unforutnatley. I don't thin..1717 days 23hrs
Soanum capsicoides devils apple - My grandpa showed me that he's got it. It's very spikey, and he's grafted eggplants in a few spots. He's going to give me one, so I'm going to try transplanting it, and then will give grafting a go...fingers crossed...2068 days 3hrs
Blueberry burst - My son has eaten or picked them off, there are some hidden below but most of them are quite small. I tried the ones that he'd knocked off, but they were a little sour, otherwise refreshing...but definitely not sweet. The fruit does appear of pour quality..2082 days 21hrs
Soanum capsicoides devils apple - I'm going to look for the solanum "devil" plant in Adelaide and try and give grafting a go...2084 days 8hrs
Blueberry - thanks vlct, i have another hassle with my two year old now pulling them off before they are fully ripe...it's become a new game for him :( there are still a few left, somehow I have to keep him away from the plant!..2089 days 0hrs
Garlic - Thanks Jantina. I've dabbled with plants in the past without any knowledge (hence why nothing has really survived). I'm now giving it another go, and trying to educate myself as I go...it's starting to become a bit of a hobby. Thanks for the offer, ..2089 days 0hrs
Garlic - Anyone growing garlic in Adelaide? I tried growing store bought garlic before, it turned to mush, although I probably don't want to try it again anyway after reading about the chemicals/treatments they put on them nowadays...2090 days 4hrs
Blueberry - Oh, I had about 5 berries that had turned purple and were like that for a week or so...then I moved it out of the open into the shade as it was 35 one day last week, well that was enough protection for the birds to swoop in! I thought maybe becuase they w..2104 days 2hrs
Blueberry - mine are still green too, but slowly swelling...2125 days 5hrs
Free seeds1 - Please save seeds, I'd be keen to try them next year here in Adelaide and share with others if viable. cheers, gabs..2125 days 5hrs
Rasberry bushes - peter, hope you can understand this: gabsman underscore at hotmail dot com..2146 days 3hrs
Blueberry - Mine has started to turn into berries too...looking forward to tasting them. Bought one for my dad for father's day too, so I hope they taste good :D..2146 days 6hrs
Rasberry bushes - Thanks. Hey peter how do I contact you?..2146 days 8hrs
Rasberry bushes - Hi, I am in Adelaide and only have a South facing fence where I want to plant some berries (raspberry/blackberry). Unless I figure out how to arrange it in a more shaded spot, I was thinking of constructing a structure over it with shade cloth, which woul..2152 days 2hrs
Dwarf cherry tree - hi david, also interested in this. I read about Stella/Lapins/Starkimson, but don't know whehter they would fruit well, I live in a similar area of Adealdie to you. I'm assumign a local nursery might be able to help, but haven't actually talked to a..2160 days 2hrs

Lemon - Meyer (Grafted)

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 1785 days 2hrs

Planted: 2013

Height 100 Centimetres

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Apple - Gala/Red Fuji (Grafted)

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 1785 days 2hrs

Height 50 Centimetres

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Cherry - Stella (Grafted)

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 1785 days 2hrs

Planted: 2014

Height 50 Centimetres

Pollination: Self Pollination


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silvanberry

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2145 days 2hrs

Planted: 2013

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 6


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Loquat

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2160 days 2hrs

Height 10 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot


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strawberry - Sweetheart

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2160 days 2hrs

Height 1 Centimetres

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Fig - Deciduous

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2160 days 2hrs

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Blueberry Burst (Grafted)

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2160 days 2hrs

Planted: 2013

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Question: how long will it fruit well?


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Almond - Self Pollinating Papershell

Gabs's Edible Fruits
Update: 2228 days 4hrs


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