Hello home growers

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  1. Chris n Jen

    Chris n Jen Member Premium Member

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    Hi people my name is Chris and my wife Jen have been growing our own veggies and bananas and citrus for around 9 years. This year we put in the 4.5 x 3.5 mtr x 400 mm high shaded garden bed with built in watering system (mist sprayers from the roof )
    We are trying to grow corn, Cabbage, Broccoli , Tomatoes, lettuce, Silverbeet, snowpea, climbing beans, Zucchini, and last but not least a black muscat grape.
    We already have established lime and lemon trees and Bananas.
    Also we have a herb garden and bantam chooks.
    The difference between this time and last is were going for a total organic garden. No chemicals except vinegar and soap.
    Right down to the deep red rich soil we brought in.
    Everything we are doing is just for our family.
    Cheers Chris & Jen
     
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    ClissAT Valued Member Premium Member GOLD

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    Welcome Chris & Jen.
    Sounds like you have a great set-up.
    We will all look forward to seeing lots of photos as your produce grows. ;)
     
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    Okay so i thought i would show some photos of pur garden bed.
    The reason it is caged is to keep the chooks ( Bantams who run free a round the property) and possums out.
    The first photo shows our roof top mist spray watering.
     

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    Wow guys that's a great setup...and looks to be growing well already! Keep up the pics...we love pics!
     
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    Welcome to the forum. A very nice setup too.
     
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    Welcome @Chris n Jen thanks for joining us!

    Well, no possum, bat, or bird is getting to your veggies! :) I love the set-up - very well thought out. Thanks for sharing the pics.
     
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    Neat work, and well planned to keep the pests out. Very inspiring. Welcome and enjoy the forum.
     
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    Kasalia http://retired2006.blogspot.com.au/ Premium Member GOLD

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    Wow, very envious, but it is the way to go in sub tropics.
     
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    Update time.
    The corn is cornning lol.
    Sorry Mods i didn't know where to post updates please move if needed and i will continue to post in new location. Cheers Chris
     

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    The silverbeet is beeting.
     

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    The capsicum and lettuce are doing there thing.
     

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    Even the snowpeas and tomatoes are doin ok.
     

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