During her visit, my sister Teena was telling me all about her balcony garden on Bribie Island Queensland, which sounded very impressive. So impressive in fact, that I just had to bring her on to the show as a guest to talk about it.
She lives over 1776 km (1103 miles) away from where I do in Victoria, so her climate is vastly different. For example, she can grow tomatoes in the winter, which is unheard of down here except in a greenhouse.
With many tropical and warm climate fruit trees in pots, and veggies growing in tubs, she supplements her diet with delicious home-grown food in her rented apartment balcony.
But that’s not all, there’s more to this episode than just balcony gardening.
At around the 26 minute mark in the show, Teena also tells me all about quilting . I had no idea about this age-old skill, so she goes into a fair bit of detail about how she reuses old fabric and transforms it into something amazing. You can catch her quilting skills over at her Facebook page, That Quilt Lady. Show her some love if you are into quilting.
Here is a sample of her work; she has many more photos on her Facebook page.
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Until next time, stay green and keep keen! One final thing if you please. I am sure Teena would like to answer any questions you have via comment where you can also thank her for a very interesting show.