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    SpecialPatrolGroup is offline T-rex is cranky until she gets her coffee.
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    You should check out a local community garden - they would have so much info and wisdom about composting and worms etc.

    http://www.gcparks.com.au/activities.aspx?page=123

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    Oh no I've just bought a bunch of seeds in hopes to start a garden, I hope they work

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    Elleandsam - I didn't mean to imply that seeds will not grow, I'm sure they will if you look after them I'm just somone that needs all the help I can get when it comes to vegie gardens... so seedlings are what I stick to now.

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    My seeds are just starting to sprout now but gee they're hard work

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    Haha good!

    I still havent gotten around to it! I will! Eventually! I wish it would just appear already done for me. I wouldn't mind tending to a garden, but I plan to dig it from scratch!

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    So beans, cucumbers, lettuces and carrots are all sprouting as well as some flowers. Tomatoes and onions are both doing very well.

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    Oooohhhh exciting!!!!!

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    Capsicums, parsley, oregano, carnations, and panseys have all sprouted overnight. Ive ordered some brandywine and cherry tomatoes, okra, watermelon, pumpkin, marigold, basil and a mushroom kit online. Can't wait to start eating from this garden!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boobycino View Post
    Haha good!

    I still havent gotten around to it! I will! Eventually! I wish it would just appear already done for me. I wouldn't mind tending to a garden, but I plan to dig it from scratch!
    You could cheat and go to bunnings and get a raised garden bed so you don't have to dig. Or do a no-dig garden - you layer some paper and green clippings and soil and organic matter - google it, it is still a fair bit of work but probably easier and the paper forms a weed barrier which you would want anyway (I just need to qualify what I am telling you here - I am a killer of plants but I did a work team building day at a community garden and we did one there and learned about worm farms and compost and all that jazz).

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    Or you could do a pot garden Boobycino, just grow everything in pots!


 

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