Now is the time to plant your winter crops if you live in a Temperate area such as Perth, Melbourne or Sydney. If you are unsure, click on this link for more information http://greenharvest.com.au/SeedOrganic/ClimateZones.html Before you plant your winter crops you should: – Check the pH levels of your soil – To increas alkalinity, add…

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Now is the time to plant Garlic

Garlic is one of the oldest grown plants and has antiseptic and antibiotic qualities as well as being full of vitamins, minerals and great to boost immunity. No wonder that it has been used and grown for thousands of years. So much of the garlic sold in Australian shops is imported and this means that…

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Neurological Garden - Ready to Harvest

Tim and the Your Patch team installed a one of a kind garden for the Neurological Council of WA in 2012. The co-ordinator of this project, Helen Povey, sent this lovely thank you: “I would just like to say a BIG thank you to you all for contributing to such a wonderful project.  It has exceeded all…

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In recent months Your Patch has been on the publicity trail. As a result Tim has been inundated with Autograph requests! Seriously though, Your Patch is on a mission to raise the Company Profile and increase awareness of the benefits of Organic gardening. You may have seen Tim’s recent appearance on Today Tonight and the…

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We are currently starting to raise our winter crop seedlings. Over the next 6 weeks we will be first remineralizing, fertilising and topping up with compost for those customers composting at home in preparation for the winter plantout. Next maintenance will be a clearing and priming of the beds then the call after winter seed…

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It has become undeniable now that your garden needs shade through the december-february period. We are noticing that gardens with shade are thriving while shadeless gardens are roasting and wilting. We advise all of our customers to get shade sails for their gardens. We are working on finding a suitable company with a modest price…

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Coming into summer (finally) once again, we are advising people to be very aware of their soil moisture levels. Two or three 35 degree plus days in a row can have a devastating affect on your crop if you do not handwater. While our reticulation usually provides good water flow most of the year, our…

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