Isobel’s Garden – Dickson
4 March, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5 March, 2017 @ 5:00 pm| Free
This garden has varied native shrubbery and fruit trees across the front and a very productive garden at the rear. Native birds abound in the varied habitat. The owner, a botanist, has special interests and knowledge of native flora and fauna. The back gardens comprise prepared beds with a wide variety of vegetables, herbs and fruit. These include brassicas, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucurbits, asparagus, potatoes and Lima and snake beans. Fruit includes figs, kiwi fruit, orange and grapes. As well, there is a poultry area and fernery. The owner preserves some of the vegetables/fruit including by electro drying. Other sustainability features include composting systems and 24,000 litre rainwater storage and reticulation systems.
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