Last week in Ligaya Garden #10


So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. It’s been. A huge week in and around…

Rooted in the aquaponics


Today didn’t work out exactly as I expected. What was supposed to be a quick trim of the Carrot Herbs (Aethionema cordifolium) in bed 4 of the aquaponics turned into a complete clean out for that bed and number 5. What could the problem be? Over Winter, the lush growth of the Carrot Herbs hid…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #12 the top predator


We often get asked for gardening tips, so have decided to do a weekly post describing things we do to keep our garden going well with bugger all effort. I’ll collate them on this page. A garden is an artificial ecosystem and, try as we might it’s almost impossible to turn it into a 100%…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #13 Pigeon Poo Percolator


Here’s a simple device to make your life less smelly. It’s our Pigeon Poo Percolator (I love alliteration!). It can be used to leach the goodness from chook poo too, but not dog poo and I haven’t tried human poo yet. All it is is two plastic spring water bottles. One stays completes, sits on…

Last week in Ligaya Garden #8 and #9


So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. I know, I didn’t write an update last…

Helping hands around Gawler #4 UCare


I definitely like free things, so, over the next couple of weeks, I’m going around investigating the free stuff around Gawler. These will be things that you don’t need to sign up for, just visit anonymously. Being typically me, my focus is on free food and information. I’ll steer away from money though. These posts…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #11 Let ’em flower


We often get asked for gardening tips, so have decided to do a weekly post describing things we do to keep our garden going well with bugger all effort. I’ll collate them on this page. Flowers are a beautiful part of everyone’s life, especially the lives of gardeners. They bring joy to our world as…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #10 microclimates


We often get asked for gardening tips, so have decided to do a weekly post describing things we do to keep our garden going well with bugger all effort. I’ll collate them on this page. Here’s this week’s… These hanging plants are on the back wall of the house to capture the light and warmth…

Last week in Ligaya Garden #7


So much is happening, both here and outhere in the big world that we thought it worth doing a little catchup every Sunday and publish it on a Monday, Oz time. All of the posts will be listed here on this page for your elucidation and convenience. This week was pretty slow from the point…

Ligaya Gardening Tips #9 the joys of perennials


We often get asked for gardening tips, so have decided to do a weekly post describing things we do to keep our garden going well with bugger all effort. I’ll collate them on this page. As this is about the best time to get perennials in locally so that they’re established before the Summer heat,…