Summer harvest is always a great time of the year. But you can also be disappointed when you start to cut up fruit and discover a maggot. Josh Byrne explains that there are over two hundred types of fruit fly in Australia that can infest fruit, but only two that you need to be concerned … Read moreIs there something rotten in your garden? Fruit fly can be the pest.
The Seed Savers Network was set up in 1986 by Michel and Jude Fanton. Their goal was to provide: Educational programmes for the preservation of open-pollinated (non-hybrid) seeds and the genetic diversity of plant varieties; Non-profit seed exchange programmes; Agricultural and horticultural programmes with particular emphasis on the propagation of open-pollinated plant varieties; Preservation gardens for … Read moreSeed Savers Network
The Rare Fruit Association of South Australia promote the establishment of fruits and food plants from the four corners of the globe. They have monthly events including the popular fruit tree grafting workshops in mid-winter. Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org For more details, see website: http://www.rarefruit-sa.org.au/
The Soil Association of South Australia (SASA) is an organisation concerned mainly with the management of soil profiles. See SASA website for details: http://sacommunity.org/org/203123-Soil_Association_of_SA_Inc
The Diggers is a non-profit organisation based in Victoria which provides heirloom varieties of fruit and vegetables seeds as well as ornamental flowers. In Adelaide, the Diggers have a shop at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. They hold workshops and masterclasses on a regular basis. The Diggers offer membership, which provides discounted prices on purchases, a regular newsletter, … Read moreDiggers club Adelaide
Watering spouts that you can attach to drinks water bottles. They deliver an even slow pressure spray over seedlings. Available at Diggers store here at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. How to use Empty and thoroughly clean a soft drink or water bottle with compatible screw on-on lid. Fill bottle with water Screw on the spout … Read moreSpouts for watering seedlings