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Your garden loves coffee too

You love your morning coffee to get you started on your day.  But what do you do with your coffee grounds?  Flush them down the sink or the toilet?  uh-uh – not a good idea unless you want big plumber’s bills for unclogging your drains. Tip them into your rubbish to go to the landfill? …..

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Spring vegetable planting

Sunday was warm and sunny so it was time to get out in the garden and clean up the raised beds ready for spring planting of lettuces, brassicas (cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage) and later this month when the cold nights have hopefully gone – tomatoes, zucchini, capsicums and aubergines.

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Spring greens

Those heavy frosts earlier this month are a distant memory (I hope) and this morning’s balmy weather seemed the perfect time to plant out my lettuce seedlings.

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Moon Calendar (Robert Guyton)

No planting until Sunday March 11th, then plant root crops through ‘til Tuesday March 13th. Yates seed of the month is Yates Radish Gentle Giant; big without being bitter and dry. So try some of these in a couple of rows in the garden or sprinkled over potting mix in a pot. They will be…..

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