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Friends & Foes in Australian Gardens

BOOK REVIEW PESTS, DISEASES AND BENEFICIALS – Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens. David Hockings AM, March 2014, CSIRO publishing. Paperback, 280 pages. RRP $39.95 PESTS, DISEASES AND BENEFICIALS – Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens is a book for the real bug enthusiast. Not really a coffee table book, unless you enjoy a few…

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5 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid if You Grow Vegetables

We’ve all made mistakes, some bigger than others! When I started growing vegetables I think I did everything wrong, so you’re not alone. Eventually … through trial and error …. blood, sweat and tears … and lots of research …. I got it right …Yah!! So here’s the “good oil” for you on how to…

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Caught In The Act

How do you control grubs on your tomatoes without poisoning yourself at the same time? How do you stop grubs eating all of your cabbages before you get a chance to? Now, I’ve been caught in the act! Well, not me … it’s the wasp that does my organic pest control that’s actually been caught…

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