The Soil Hugger's Journey - PLANTING IN SPRING…. SURVIVING THROUGH SUMMER – WICKING BED SUMMER FOLLOW UP (DID WE SURVIVE?)
Previously we've discussed the most precious gardening resources are water, soil and sunlight. We also stepped through how we can have a ripper productive garden through summer and not squander Perth’s rare two of the three most precious resources – water or soil nutrients. Well, let's revisit the Wicking Beds featured in that discussion and see just how they fared towards the end of Summer 2014/2015 - Soil Hugger's next BLOG - Did we survive?
If you would like to go back and look at in-ground and raised wicking beds in detail within the previous blog - head to: Planting in Spring…. Surviving through Summer – Wicking Beds are one Option!
Have you ever glanced out of the corner of your eye and seen a mozzie which looks like it just stepped out of your worst night mare? A massive beast with super long kinky legs plus orange and black stripes down its body. Surely the bite of this foul creature would be agony in the form of both pain and itchiness!
But hang on something seems to be missing….
Meet our next guest - the Tiger Crane Fly (Nephrotoma Australasiae).
Find out just how much we should be fearing this garden visitor!
Terrra Perma are a Permaculture - education and design team from Perth Western Australia.