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Photo Merge of Patch

Posted by The_Grub Sydney (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 16, 05 at 19:50

To the left is the new bed, created due to urgent need for more space coz of all the must-grows :)

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RE: Photo Merge of Patch

Great shot Grub.

Ahhh, looks like summer! I see lots of wasted space though (grass), and a huge trellis right up front that isn't being used. ;-)

RE: Photo Merge of Patch

Hi Grub,

Your garden looks wonderful. BTW, what size containers are you using to plant your tomatoes?



RE: Photo Merge of Patch

I count about 50-60 plants going by the stakes? Is that right?

Nice idyllic garden.

RE: Photo Merge of Patch

It's actually a very contrasty pic and, though there are a few trees, the tommys mostly seem to do well. Darkest recesses get the cherries, with front-row seats occupied by the must-grows.

There is space to create more beds, as this is a garrden terrace beyond a division in front of which is more grass. But the problem in this bed is that the sheets swinging from the clothesline limit the spread.

I filled the empty pots in the pic with Grub's Mystery Green today, driving a stake through the bottom of the pots to anchor them there. Though not ideal, I find that pots that take a full 30ltr (8-9gal) bag of potting mix work just fine.

Everything is setting fruit or throwing out flowers now including the Sungold and Matts Wild cherries in the shadiest spot. I will snap a pic when the patch is better lit. Behind the fence to the left are two chickens and behind that a compost patch.

I haven't a lot of space, really, but it works fine. I planted three more tomatoes in the front garden. The frangipani in the pot is from a cutting. Every cutting struck. I place them there so we can see them from the dining room. Later, I will move the flowering cutting and replace it with a potted tommy. *winks*

Everything is healthy at this stage:)
All the best. Just caught the Xmas spirit. - grub.

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