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Modern espalier

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My favorite thing to find in the garden is fruit trees in bloom. The smell, the pop of delicate blossoms, and tiny burgeoning fruits. Unfortunately in most small gardens, fruit trees spend most of the year as thorny... READ MORE

Espalier Avocado

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In our design for the Rosmead Garden we have included several espalier fruit trees to maximize production in our small space without losing much room or sunlight. We plan for one of these... READ MORE

New Growth at Intrepid Gardens

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Meet the Rosmead Garden Our friends who have volunteered their yard and enthusiasm live just off the cutest lane called Rosmead Place. With the park, shopping, and Town Hall around the corner, we... READ MORE

Rare tropical varieties – Kekiri

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We are well acquainted with the cucumber, grown all over for pickling and salads, but the rare tropical varieties from Sri Lanka and India surprisingly receive far less airtime. Kekiri, technically classified as... READ MORE

Warm Temperate Gardening Guide

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The folks from Happy Earth, alongside other NSW initiatives, have put together a free temperate gardening guide to help you get started with edible gardening. This climate applies to areas of Australia, the United... READ MORE

Intrepid Gardens Year One Review

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Now a little over one year into our Intrepid Gardens experiments, we are re-assessing and implementing new designs before the monsoons in May. Before we get into the to-do’s, we have to be... READ MORE