Ligaya Gardening Tips #7 Winter’s bite

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 Athena is pointing out on the pic above, many plants suffer from the cold over Winter. This is normal in nature but is of greater concern to we gardeners who enjoy the bounty from having a few tropical and subtropical trees around the place . We’ve found that, even though there is a lot of drying out and browning of the leaves, most trees will bounce right back once the warmth hits. The tree in the pic is our Avocado, it’s 4 years old now and goes like this each Winter. Below is a pic of our Mango (sans Athena) which is 3 years old and goes through the same routine every year. Of course, keeping the plants as warm as possible helps. You

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Last week in Ligaya Garden #2

So much is happening, both here and out 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. Last week in Ligaya Garden -I took up smoking. No, not the evil kind but food smoking. I’ve not had the greatest success yet, but every attempt is getting better! -The greenhouses we ordered are in transit, having left their country of origin (China, of course!). -I’m writing another article for Grass Roots magazine, this one is a quick one about our aquaponics. -We got some rain and wind and rain and rain. Lots of folks were saying that we weren’t having a proper winter… well, it’s on and still going for the next couple of days. -Someone delivered a whole bucket of young Garlic plants… Thank you! -There was a new post

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