Yeah I pretty much just left them
When I was looking early in the morning the flowers are all still open and there are swarms off bees around them I mean lots of bees there was bees inside the flowers so surely they would do a better job then me
Anyway time will tell there was hundreds of...
Thanks I might have missed the boat if they only flower for one night
There was hundreds of bees around if that helps
There was a lot down low
But would have no chance getting the high ones
Will have a look tonight or early morning to see if anymore flower
I only started vege gardening again this year have built a few raised beds probably about august I think I started after my elbow surgery
I bought the best garden soil from the nursery I could get, I done the hugelkulcher method so filled with lots off timber and smaller timber leaves mulch and...
I’m no expert but we have always picked them before being ripe on the tree they tend to get a purple /red colour on the end I guess we been doing it that long I just know what I’m looking at but can’t explain there is a lot of old abandoned mango farms mere where I live and we always used to go...
Nice part of the world up that way
Went to eungella national park west of Mackay this year it was beautiful
Also spent a bit of time working at Airlie and proserpine a bit further north after the cyclone a few years ago
Some beautiful farming country from Mackay up to there and out west
Having mum dad kids and grandkids over normally we have a seafood Xmas dinner being in the subtropics
But Mum and dad wanted to do a roast turkey and vegetables, the only real thing I have to use from the garden is pumpkin some silver beet corn and a few herbs
Hope to extend the garden next...
It’s a shame if there not I reckon there is about five bucket loads on the ground still heaps on the trees but it’s the best they have produced since I have been here and taken a interest and started looking after them better
Have just spent four weeks in hospital due to drama with the elbow so...
Was wondering if anyone here knows
Will macadamia nuts still ripen if knocked off tree early there is a ton of nuts on the trees but the bloody cockatoos are giving them a hurry up and have knocked hundreds to the ground
I think normally there not fully ripe on the tree till about February
They will take Muscovy as well and they are a big duck
I only have two ducks now that are really just pets on the dam
We have two dogs since we got the second dog we have never lost anything they patrol the yard
But could just be a coincidence
I have this gold /yellow bamboo plant at home
I thought beaudy can cut some of these for tomato stakes for free
So just cut off a few branches with the demo saw cut to length trimmed all the leaves and what not off
Hammer into raised bed screwed to the edge of the timber frame
Now the things...
I like mornings
I’m up pretty early every day and for me it’s good to go down to the patch and water early
I take my coffee the birds are chirping it’s quiet
It’s calming walking around watering everything
This might change soon as I have had a fair bit of time off due to a elbow op