Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Register
  • Contact
InboxSent
MembersPros
WatchingStarredHistory
lisanne
10,350 Posts
Gold Member

Follow
10,350PostsMost Active Topics

lisanne

Mernda, Where my gumboots are
Joined 23 January 2009
Support
Following
Followers
6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Chooks

Thanks!! They are full size but in those photo's they were still less than 16 weeks old possibly even younger. They are heaps bigger now

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Need some help with garden bed

What about something like this that KnockItDown did?
viewtopic.php?p=715022#p715022

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Another great idea!
Thanks guys :D :D

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Oh great idea!! I have some milk cartons that I could do that for - and by having them cut in half they can then drink the cook water

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Thanks Rossco, they certainly do prefer privacy and the golf ball is a good idea as I have better access to them. No egg today here

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Retaining wall - who pays

I would have thought that it's who ever has changed the contour of the ground?? I'm not really sure though

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

They are very cute and fluffy which has has me worried in today's 40degrees but they seem alright :D
I honestly find it amazing how instincts…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

I've been informed that an egg outside all day in the heat will be fine! Yay!!
Also, today I found an egg in the laying box - Good Girls!!

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Sufficiently sufficient.....

The orchard is looking great Dee!!

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

I know that's how you tell if an egg is old cos the older they get the bigger the air pocket but not sure if that would work for this.…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

oh I don't know, I'll have to check!
Btw if a chook lays an egg after I've gone to work and it's a hot day and the eggs been in the…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Thanks Miss Petepie - I love sharing with my H1 friends :)
Yesterday there was no egg but today I got two eggs! One this morning and…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

I mulched my vegies today and also the transplanted tomatoes - the chooks love scratching around in the mulch so I can't mulch the small seedlings when the chooks can…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

They have the whole backyard to wander around and eat whatever they want except what's in my 4 vegie beds so there is lots of variety out there, plus I…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Ladies and Gents, step right up! Mernda & Doreen Residents

I have a waffle slab and my soil test came back as H and P and I've been in for over 2 years and have no real issues

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Sufficiently sufficient.....

The orchard and the vegies are looking great Dee!! You must be soooo excited about it all! I'd love to see a wider photo of the orchard aisles

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Sufficiently sufficient.....

I agree about the chooks but then I am biased cos I love mine and today I got my very first egg from them!! I love watching them fight/argue…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

About 3 weeks ago I cleared out 3 of the 4 vegie beds and they needed planting out. I had let the chooks into them for a bit to…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Today I got my first egg from my chooks!!
My chooks are almost 21 weeks old now and should be laying eggs but they aren't, so around lunch time…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

Thanks Fu. I do have heaps of eggshells on the bed but I think cos I planted them so closely that the moths probably couldn't see them - oops!…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

My cauliflowers all have white moth caterpillars in them :(

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
So what have you done in your garden today?

I cleared out my old broadbeans the other day - I now have 3 almost empty beds out of 4 - I need to plant more vegies!!!!

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Who needs grass out the front when you can have an orchard!

Awesome! Will need to arrange a trade this week :)

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

Powerfeed will break down clay quicker than gypsum. Any soil you introduce into the garden needs to be dug through the existing soil so that you do NOT create…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Just laid turf...on a 35 degree day!

Don't forget that gardening is an ongoing project with a living organism - if it's not all level and smoothed out now you can fix that with time and top…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Vegetable Growing: A guide for home gardeners

I've got a heap of lady birds now - it was a bit late though for when I really needed them but good moving forward

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Who needs grass out the front when you can have an orchard!

Welcome Milk_Man! you got some chilli plants for me yet? I can give you a tomato plant or two :)

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

So there is clay and then shale?

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
My vegie garden and backyard

A few weeks ago I dug up a new patch of dirt and planted some vegie seedling, unfortunately these seedlings got attacked by something (I think snails and slugs) and…

6 years6 yearslisannelisanne posted:
Confused about Turf Underlay vs. Top Dressing

Get organic soil or compost or a mix but make sure it's organic if you can. Don't get mushroom compost - it burns the plants if it's too strong…

More
Joined homeone
23 January 2009

Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on TwitterFollow homeone on Google+
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2018