You can grow your own way

Last week I installed a window garden/orchard for (f)routeland travel bureau in the Docklands in Melbourne with financial support from the City of Melbourne through Green Renters. The city is keen to see alternative uses for the underused spaces at Docklands, and encourage city residents and businesses to garden in whatever space is available. Perhaps … Continue reading You can grow your own way

Growing the seeds of stuff

So much of what is written about growing food is based on commercial information. The methods of broadscale monocultures are scaled down to home gardens, based on the experience and research of commercial food production. But this may not be the best way to go about growing things in a local home garden. Fruit trees … Continue reading Growing the seeds of stuff

Sooooooooo Feral. You don’t give anything, just to pick from him

On the topic of fruit trees, just a short note about the Feral Fruit Trees blog. Basically, it's a map, (centred over Brunswick for reasons obvious to anyone who lives there), where anyone can indicate the location of wild fruit trees, or trees overhanging public land. This is so other urban types can find them … Continue reading Sooooooooo Feral. You don’t give anything, just to pick from him