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HOW TO: Plant strawberries with Green Valley Strawberries

HOW TO: Plant strawberries with Green Valley Strawberries Learning to plant strawberries at Green Valley Strawberries

They say that every day is a school day and boy, did I get an education when I spent some time at Green Valley Strawberries with the Rozaklis family! They showed me how they plant their strawberries and then gave me a masterclass on how home-growers can plant and nurture their strawberries in their own […]

How to clean a plastic water trough with a stuck bung

How to clean a plastic water trough with a stuck bung How to clean a plastic water trough with a stuck bung | Adelaide Hills Farmcast Podcast

If you have plastic water troughs on your Adelaide Hills property, you might appreciate this video on how to clean a plastic water trough with a stuck bung. It was made just after we finished recording the April edition of the Adelaide Hills Farmcast, on the property of Kate Phillips. As Kate explains, it’s easy […]

Lifestyle farming in the Adelaide Hills on ABC Adelaide: An interview with Belle and Pods about rabbits, roos, and weeds

Lifestyle farming in the Adelaide Hills on ABC Adelaide: An interview with Belle and Pods about rabbits, roos, and weeds Lifestyle farming in the Adelaide Hills on ABC Adelaide: An interview with Belle and Pods about rabbits, roos, and weeds

In a warm interview with Leigh Radford on ABC Adelaide Afternoons today, Pods and I were able to react to a listener’s concerns that some lifestyle farmers in the Adelaide Hills were not doing enough (or anything) to manage rabbit populations or other pests. When asked directly if lifestyle farmers were not being responsible, Pods […]

Lifestyle farming, rules of thumb, and the dynamics of farm management

Lifestyle farming, rules of thumb, and the dynamics of farm management Lifestyle farming

All farmers face similar challenges, no matter whether they are lifestyle farmers or commercial farmers, because they all need to work within the constraints of climate, soil, and other natural factors. The main difference is that commercial farmers work on a larger scale because they rely on their land for their income, while lifestyle farmers […]

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