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Pah … be gone pests

Dear Geeky, My leafy vegies are growing but the white moths have appeared. What should I plant to repel them? @sciencenewsgeek Read more

I feel like pond slime

Dear Geeky, I went to a garden party at a friend’s place the other week and nudged an open bottle of wine off the table with my elbow, down, down, down, straight into her fish pond. Read more

Success! Kale-y question answered

I have a word for it. Do you know how excited that made me? I went from an observation, to some questions, to an answer, all because of responses to this blog and Facebook, all in a few days. Read more

Kale sidetracked my day

The plan was to sweep up some magnolia petals, add them to the compost, then mow the lawn. But kale sidetracked my day. Read more

‘Oh well’ moments in the garden

I had two “oh well” moments in the garden this week. One, I’ll call the “potato moment”, the other, the “carrot moment”. Read more