We grow hardy and fragrant members of the Mint family throughout our garden so that they can keep away pests.
A quick walk through video of the main aquaponics system for October 2019. I know its not Winter like the image says but I used the wrong title.
A garden is an ecosystem that we, the gardeners, are part of. As we consume the most of it’s bounty, I’m tipping that we’re Top Predator
It’s a simple Spring water container to which I’ve drilled a hole in the base and fitted a 90mm PVC
Insects are vitally important to a successful garden, if not a well fed world. Letting your plants flower and go to seed can attract them, feed them and allow predatory insects to do their thing and keep down pest numbers.
Growing your plants in just the right spot can be critical to their health and abundance
Having plants that don’t need to be replanted every year can really take the effort out of many aspects of gardening.
Last week we moved a lot of the solar around, moving panels and shifting the batteries inside the house. We made sure the subsoil in the front garden was moist in preparation for Summer. Marlon and I also changed the aquaponics around a little.