The Hügelkultur method really does help a lot with watering. Especially established Hügelkultur beds.
Basically the aged wood and debris soak up water and act like a sponge - retaining it for plant use above.
Hügelkultur only works if you are using already rotting logs and materials. If you use...
I’m stuck on the couch with an injured back and dreaming of my future pumpkin patch. I have some amazing pumpkin and winter squash seeds ready to go. :yahoo:
Here in Australia it is winter so I’ve a while yet before I can get them growing and start making this year’s dream a reality. But I am...
You have SO much space, how wonderful. What I would give for open space like that.....
I love the transformation! I think your tall garden beds are great, they must be so convenient but you should cover the top edges so you don’t cut yourself!
So I couldn’t wait till tonight - just found a wikihow and yeah, it’s a little fussy...
If I do it I might try to get my children in on it, otherwise I might forget to check up on them o_O
But that’s a lot of mealworms to purchase though!
Same :D They go mad for the mealworms - think acrobatic chasing!
I’m considering raising our own mealworms because they love them so much.
Well done rescuing your girls, it’s a wonderful thing to do :)
I’m loving this challenge Mark and as I said on your latest update on SSM2 you’ve inspired me to try it once my new vegetable garden is producing!
The food you are making looks freakin delicious, I bet you’ll find a few meals that’ll become favourites after you finish the challenge.
Just be careful with salt in the garden, it can be really bad for your soil.
Also, my girls have NEVER eaten a snail either, they’re the same as yours - turn their noses up. They won’t touch slugs either and surely that’s fast food as they have no shells lol
I’m the same as you, dogs, children and chickens - snail pellets is not an option!
We had a terrible infestation in our yard a couple of years ago. We have stacked stone retaining walls in our garden and they love it so much because of all of the hiding spaces.
Now it is a surprise to see one in...