The waves of zucchinis just keep coming from our garden! This year, we’re dehydrating them to preserve them for use throughout the year.
My article on [hand pollinating zucchini flowers](http://green-change.com/2009/05/20/hand-pollinating-zucchini-flowers/) proved very popular, so I figured I’d post another on hand pollinating pumpkin and squash. It’s pretty much the same principle, but I had the photos so I thought it worth posting. As for the zucchinis, if pumpkin and squash flowers don’t get pollinated they’ll just rot and … [Read more…]
Hand-pollinating zucchini flowers helps to ensure the maximum possible harvest – this photo tutorial shows you how to do it.
On Sunday I drove up to the Wollongong Wholesale Nursery at Albion Park Rail to buy some fruit trees with my Sustainable Illawarra Super Challenge vouchers. The staff there were really helpful, and gave me some good ideas for the types of trees that would suit our needs for the front yard. I pretty much … [Read more…]