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comment When and how should I harvest galangal?
I recently planted a Galangal tuber. I am in a temperate zone (Sydney, Australia) and the bag I bought the tuber in suggested that in such areas if the winter is too cold then Galangal can be grown as an annual, harvested in Autumn and storing part of the dug up tuber for planting in the next Spring. I am going to see how it copes over winter. Leaving a comment not an answer as I don't have a reference (and disposed of the wrapper I mentioned, so I can't refer back to it exactly).
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comment What could be causing my blueberries to have a funny taste?
They are different varieties, but perhaps not too different? They do all look the same to me. Unfortunately I did not keep the original tags they came with, but they had different names. Perhaps they are all very closely related strains?
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comment What could be causing my blueberries to have a funny taste?
I tried pulling a few off that were not as ripe (I had to actually pluck them instead of just gently grasping them). These berries did not have the funny taste, so it appears it may be due to them being over-ripe. My 2yr old daughter didn't seem to mind and ate them all up anyway, funny taste or not!
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comment what care should I give my lemon and orange tree after 8 months neglect?
I use dynamic lifter on my citrus, which is a 'pelleted fowl manure' fertiliser, i.e. it's concentrated chook poo. There may be some additives, but it's basically natural. Cow manure is more of a soil conditioner than a fertiliser as such. It won't deliver enough nutrients on it's own to satisfy your citrus. I believe blood and bone is also a suitable citrus fertiliser and as the name suggests, it's pretty natural.
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comment what care should I give my lemon and orange tree after 8 months neglect?
Depending on how virulent the grass is, you might be able to get away with simply covering it with manure then mulch and hope that kills it. Alternatively you can hit it with some glyphosate (e.g. Roundup), wait 10 days and then manure and mulch. You definitely want to clear anything growing under the trees one way or another, short grass is still alive and growing, stealing the nutrients and water from your tree.
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answered what care should I give my lemon and orange tree after 8 months neglect?
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