Scarecrow's Garden

Blog URL:http://scarecrowsgarden.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:permaculture, organic, food-growing, chickens, herbs, wicking-worm-beds, compost, worm-farming, gardening
Country:Australia
State/Province:South Australia

An online journal of food gardening on the edge of the outback in Australia. Featuring wormfarming, composting, water saving strategies, mulching, shading and wicking worm beds. No sprays used - soil building for plant health.



Latest Blog Posts



New Kitchen Garden

on Nov 12, 2016 in: planning

Wow! Has it really been that long since my last post!!! Life got busy......but things are slowly getting back to some semblance of normality.Spring sowing and potting on and up and planting out has been cruising along according to plan, the major pro...

A warm start to April...I was able to get outside and plant up some of the seedlings and cuttings that I have been watering lately. Still lots growing in the shade tunnel.Notes from my garden diary...the first week of April. Wednesday 1st AprilT...

Dems D' Breaks

on Apr 19, 2015

March Week 1... Summer has ended and we head into Autumn with much cooler weather to start the month. Tuesday 3rd MarTemperature Min 16.8C Max 29.3C Planted a Purple Sprouting Broccoli into my Community Garden bed it was a spare seedling from my...

A last blast of Summer heat to end the season...not a drop of rain for February.Notes from my garden diary...Feb 2015 Sunday 22nd FebTemperature Min 19.8C Max 36.4C in the garden (40.7C where we were)AwayMonday 23rd Feb Temperature Min 21.4C Max...

February Week 3... Early in the week we said goodbye to the Grandies only to follow them up to their house the next weekend, where it was even hotter than home!! All my seedlings and plants had to be prepared for facing the heat without daily waterin...

Even with temperatures getting up around 40C this week the shade tunnel plants are growing berserk! Notes from my garden diary...Feb 2015 Sunday 8th FebTemperature Min 15.4C Max 35.9C Returned from Adelaide. Stopped off to buy a new small shed o...

On the weekend we travelled to Adelaide to visit an unusual kind of Community Garden.Joe's Connected Garden in Elizabeth is a shared urban garden with over 400 varieties of fruit trees mostly hot weather tolerant. Four suburban gardens linked togethe...