Urban Food Garden

LETTUCE – Little Gem

DESCRIPTION Little gem is a compact, fast maturing Cos-type lettuce with a firm, sweet heart.  It is quicker to reach maturity than Cos or any

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Testing Soil pH

Testing the pH (measurement of acidity or alkalinity) of soil is an important tool in managing a vegetable patch.  This page looks at how soil

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PEST CONTROL – Insects

DEFEND This page is part of the “DEFEND” section of the Three Ds Pest Control program, which is a gradual three stage approach to protect

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Deep Litter Chicken Pens

All mulching materials can be spread over vegetable beds as is, but most will be improved considerably if they are first processed to break them

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Siting Raised Vegetable Beds

Most vegetables need full sunlight to grow properly, so it is important that you maximise the available sunlight  while not compromising other factors such as

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