Posts Tagged ‘Seed’

Volunteers!

No, not help around the garden but volunteer plants! I saw this covered by Jerry Coleby-Williams on Gardening Australia earlier this year and now have my own happening.

A few months back, I planted a dwarf nectarine (shown by arrow) and used some home made compost as part of the mulch:

Volunteer Plants

Volunteer Plants

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I got my soil blocker

My soil blocker arrived from the UK yesterday. I went with the Mini 5 as I’d read it was a good multi-purpose tool:

Was originally put on to this site:

http://www.allsun.com.au/Tool_List.html

But they have stopped selling them and recommended:

http://www.blackberrylane.co.uk/ladbrooke.html

Brilliant service and communication.

Using this:

Mini 5 Soil Blocker

Mini 5 Soil Blocker

Create these (I need more practice and to make the proper mix, this was just with off the shelf potting mix):

Soil blocks

Soil blocks