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Happy customer at 84!

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Hello Allan,  Thought you may be interested in the progress of our new garden beds which I manage to work on when I can. At 84 I do what I can earlier in the morning before the day gets too hot and still enjoy the outdoors. Firstly, we managed to get onto some good hardwood woodchip for the beds. One of my grandsons drives out with the trailer for 20minutes from home to pick up the required woodchip and garden soil mix when it's required. I'll attach a few photos of our progress. Allan, This is the progress of plant...

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Told you I was busy

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Weekends work:

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The first big frost

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Just checked the spuds I planted early and they survived! Before you say it's not a heavy frost, I only just ventured out.  

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Live in Victoria? Free freight during lockdown

Posted by Alan Singleton on

This has become a bit of a tradition. Having three kids in Melbourne I understand (a bit) what it's like. So for the duration of the lockdown if you live in Victoria use code 3606 to get free freight on any garden and as many as you like. Don't forget, offer ends when lockdown ends-hopefully soon!! 

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Possums!

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So Monday I planted Baby Broccoli, Chinese Cabbage, Cauliflower and Rocket. A bit late and mosquitos were biting so I thought I would put up some fruit fly mesh (yes I sell it) in the morning. That's what they looked like in the afternoon. Unfortunately a possum dropped by Monday night and ate all the Broccoli seedlings. Didn't care for the others apparently. Bought more Broccoli and put up the frame (yes I sell them too). This was a chicken coop I modified to show folk what a double height Watersaver Garden looks like.    Hint: if your not getting a...

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