Harvesting Ginger, Turmeric & Galangal…

Harvesting Ginger, Turmeric & Galangal…

Decided to clear out the spice barrels on Saturday so we could re use the barrels for some other plants over winter & also to help make room for the Aquaponics area… We were pleasantly surprised with the outcome… Subscribing to us here at Bits Out the Back is as easy as clicking below, http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bnbob01 […]

Self watering / Wicking Spice Bed….

Self watering / Wicking Spice Bed….

Started to put this one together on Friday out of bits saved from the last Wicking bed that was removed… Letting it sit for a few weeks to let the bed settle before planting out the spice… http://bitsouttheback.blogspot.com/2011/08/off-to-flying-start.html http://waterright.com.au/ Colin Austin’s Wicking bed Homepage…

Front yard veggie garden update, dodgy soil & a small dragon.. 6th Feb 2014

Front yard veggie garden update, dodgy soil & a small dragon.. 6th Feb 2014

Wasn’t planning on posting an update clip so soon on the front patch but thought it might interest some that are into wicking/self watering beds.. Think I need a bit more work on my soil blends as I am having a few issues with drainage.. We still had our best year ever for melons so […]

Growing plants from store bought produce..

Growing plants from store bought produce..

Growing plants from market & store bought produce is something we have always done with good results.. In some cases we do it just to try different varieties & in others it is just good economics.. Buying & sowing spice & pulse seeds are another way you can grow plants cheaply.. We’ve grown a few […]

Wicking Barrel Ginger Harvest 2016.

Wicking Barrel Ginger Harvest 2016.

Hi Folks. Finished off the ginger harvest for the season by pulling the last 2 plants from their wicking barrel. Was pleased with how the season went for the ginger even though we didn’t have many planted out. Needless to say we’ll be planting out a few more in 12-15 weeks time in both the […]