The Tucker Patch (Demonstration Market Garden)

With the aid of mulched green waste from the local council which is then turned to compost (with other necessary ingredients) and lots of time & effort, the former stock route with very poor soil has been transformed into a very productive area. Sarah showed us various designs of wickers beds, covered rows of upraised beds in the improved soil, open areas that still needed developing, areas for seed propagation, areas of fruit trees and areas of plantings to encourage local bird & insects life. A white shadecloth or moth net was used in the covered areas, and this cloth was draped over heavy duty polypipe arched between recycled metal droppers. The clamps to hold the cloth down were section

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We are gardeners, farmers, and first time producers of our own backyard fodder, who meet monthly to learn about living and growing sustainably in the Hunter Valley and surrounds.

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