Giving it a go in Mandurah

Challenges including hostile soil, salt-laden winds and extreme summer heat have failed to curb this West Australian gardener’s passion for growing food.

Giving it a go in Mandurah

After buying our home in Mandurah, WA five years ago, my partner and I set about creating our own functional and productive garden including a chook pen, vegie patch with fruit trees and a relaxing green space for ourselves and our dogs.

Having lived on the coast for about 20 years I was aware of the challenges of coastal gardening with its sandy alkaline soils and salt-laden westerli...

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