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Garden Journal

Truly Tiny Gardens
6 years ago

Truly Tiny Gardens

Many of us were inspired by the recent garden visit to Sandy and Frank’s garden.

This is a very small garden but totally inspiring by the variety of plantings …
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Looking great in the gardens
6 years ago

Looking great in the gardens

Time to check out the camellias

As we begin to feel the season change it’s time to watch out for camellias

First come the sasanquas

These light hearted trees …
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12 more of the best

Looking after your chickens in autumn.

Thanks to Glenda Sullivan for this update

Jobs for Autumn Check birds for lice and their house for the presence of red mite. …
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Tawny Frogmouth

Spotted recently at the Gardens and photographed by Dawn Hooper our Bird expert

 

 

 

 

 

 

The tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) is a species of frogmouth …
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Bunya Nut Cake

As promised here is the recipe for Bunya Nut Cake

Ingredients

750 g husked Bunya Nuts 1/2 litre milk 75 g butter 300 g sugar 6 egg yolks 6 egg …
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What can you do with a Bunya Nut?

As promised here are some great ideas for using Bunya Nuts from the Vegie Interest Group – submitted by Di Howard

 

 

 

 

What to do to prepare the Bunya Nut. They usually drop off the tree so when they open up you  collect all the nuts. Then the fun  begins. They require either boiling or roasting.  It is best if you break the shell slightly before  …
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What’s cooking

A Simple recipe using what’s in your garden this month

These vegetables were on the competition table at the last Garden Club meeting. Members bring produce from their garden and …
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Don’t let the turkeys get us down

Please help us..

Will you  assist us in maintaining the Gardens in beautiful condition by taking your rubbish home with you?   Anything you leave behind has to picked up …
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This month in the Gardens
6 years ago

This month in the Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

Looking magnificent in the Gardens this month is the Buckinghamia celsissima commonly known as ivory curl

Buckinghamia is a genus of only two known …
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Seasons
6 years ago

Seasons

The gardening season officially begins on January 1st and ends on December 31. –  Marie Huston

Although you are in the Sunshine State of Queensland on Tamborine Mountain you can enjoy plenty …
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