Sorry should have made this clearer. You could put wire screening on the ground surrounding the plants. This will deter birds from digging.
Depending on how large the garden is you could put wire screening around the plants.
I know you have identified what the are but the second plant does look a bit like a Tamarillo leaf, but is definitely not. Tamarillo has a cleft...
Another "fruitful" night.
8/8 Gooseberrys are up after 23 days.
They remind me of the Tondo Di Piacenza zucchini which take about the same time...
Another 30C+ day Looking at them in the morning and after 22 days 5/8 cape gooseberrys have germinated. So far all of them have come up at night
Looking at them in the morning and after 21 days 4/8 cape gooseberrys have germinated.
After 21 days Cape Gooseberry number 2 is up.
Had a 30 degree plus day so I kept them outside, slightly in the shade.
Kept them moist.
Are the flying insects small greyish fly type creatures?
And the worms are shorter than those pictured?
And a more light greyish colour which...
Thanks for posting this Chris.
Looks like a very interesting plant.
I have bought some seeds.
So far 1 out 8 seeds has germinated.
A pity you are in W.A otherwise I would have suggested Ebay
Plenty on ebay if you care to look...
Interesting article about the nutritional value of greens.
Chard rates well in third spot.
Kale is often touted as the best of the best when it...
Most likely cabbage loopers or cabbage worms
Mulching is something I would like to have done from day 1 for the Comfrey, but did not.
And the reason I did not do it is was because of the...
Interesting how people do the same thing in different ways.
A close up of the shooting Comfrey.
Two days into spring and the Comfrey is already shooting.
New growth is now visible.
This particular plant was one of my three best that grew to...
A spring update.
As anticipated, virtually all leaves by the last day of winter have died.
No visible new growth.
Comfrey does not suffer from many diseases or pests.
In fact, if you listen to some people it does not have any.
Possibly, the primary disease...
This is an edit of one of my previous postings which had pics replaced erroneously.
"This is a section cut off a tap root and if...
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