Month: July 2015
First Turmeric & Ginger Harvest of 2015, Lots of some & a little of the other.
Finally got around to harvesting the turmeric & ginger from the hoop house wicking bed. While the ginger didn’t give us the best of yields the turmeric blew Bianca & I both away. Hope to be posting a clip on…Read More
Harvest from our mid Winter Veggie patch & Aquaponic System. July 2015
Have had a fair few people ask what sort of plants we grow & harvest through our Winters so decided to do a quick clip to show you all. While it’s not the sort of harvest we do on a…Read More
Aquaponic Compost Heater update, water temp’s for Jade & Silver perch. AP Update July 2015
Have been tinkering with a compost heater to help bump the temperature in the aquaponic system over the past few weeks. Haven’t had great results but thought I’d share where I’m up to so far. Have also included a bit…Read More
Front Yard Veggie Patch. Feeding the wicking beds & a small harvest. July 2015.
It’s mid Winter here in the patch so time to knock over a few jobs before the weather starts to warm up. Decided it was time to trim back the asparagus & feed some of the beds up. Am also…Read More
Italian & Australian native bee hives in the same tree.
Attended a Permaculture course at a local community centre took a bit of film of 2 “wild” honey bee hives while I was there. One is an Italian hive & the other an Australian native (Tetragonula carbonaria I think) hive.…Read More
Aquaponic garden at Mackaway’s Cafe.
Made another trip out to Mackaway’s Café in the small country town of Harrisville on the weekend for a spot of lunch & to catch up with our mate, Ben the owner. The thing that makes this café a bit…Read More
Shaping the lime tree, controling citrus tree pests & a small harvest
Pruned back the Tahitian lime tree last weekend. Took a bit of footage to show you how & why this was done as well as show some of the common pest & issues we have with citrus trees here. Part…Read More