Congratulations to everyone from Spreydon and Cashmere who participated in this years Edible Garden Awards for that CCC ward. Those who gained special recognition include: Elisabeth Bertolett and Francis Main Best Organic Garden – Use of Beneficials Alice Shanks Best Use of Rainwater – Innovative use of Space Louise Weller Best Sustainability – Outstanding Garden … Read More
June brings the end of the growing season with the shortest day about the 20th of the month. We know also that the coldest time of the year will be with us for the next two months.So there is not a lot of gardening to be done other than pruning and cleaning up plus maintenance of the hard landscape areas.We all find that in our seed storage there will be plenty of used seeds that have passed their use by date or have lost labels. Now is the time to go through the seeds and get rid of any unwanted ones, and make a list of those we will be needing in the Spring.
This beautiful Autumn golden deciduous tree is the one remaining species of the Ginkgoaceae family and was around before the dinosaurs, when there were ferns but no true flowering plants. Charles Darwin referred to it as “A living fossil”.