Why a Vermihut Worm Farm is the best investment!

Vermihut Worm Farm When I first started looking at worm farms, I thought they would be really difficult to look after. How wrong I was. The Vermihut Worm Farm is such a great unit and easy enough for kids to assemble. Worm farms are considered a ‘cool’ system which...

3 amazing herbal tea blends you need in your life!

There is nothing better, on these cold, winter nights than putting on your PJ’s, sitting in front of the fire and enjoying a nice hot cup of tea. Tea drinking has been popular over thousands of years and across multiple continents. Did you know that one of the...

A fairy that helps in the garden! Find out more. 

We all need a little magic in our life and there is nothing more magical than fairies. The delight on a child's face when their first tooth falls. They know the tooth fairy is coming to visit and it reminds us of our childhood and how magical the world was at this...

Need an awesome group activity your kids will love?

Constructing and designing wooden birdhouses as a group activity with the kids is an awesome way you can bring them closer to nature. Children always seem to be happier when they have their friends over to play. I love it when they get wrapped up in activities and the...

A balcony garden is the perfect first garden for kids

The Balcony Garden The balcony garden our kids created was chosen so they could call it their own because that's exactly what they wanted. A garden where they could choose which vegetables were grown and they could take care of the plants themselves. Our balcony...

The best time and tools to prune citrus – find out more.

Pruning Citrus Trees Citrus trees don’t technically need to be pruned, however, if you leave them to grow wild they will grow large as well and their branches will overtake an entire section of your garden. This will mean that dealing with pests and even collecting...

What is important to the kids when they try garden gloves?

We asked some gorgeous kids to test run a range of kids gloves. You're going to love their honest opinions. If there's one thing I've learned over the years when working with kids, you can't make them do or say something they don't want to. We gave the 'official'...

How to turn a microgreens kit into amazing pizza.

You'll be growing, harvesting, cooking and eating microgreens in no time. This Microgreens Kit has everything you need to get started. When you shout out ‘Dinners ready!’ and witness a rush to the dinner table, it generally means a family favourite has been served. In...

6 gardening gifts for dad that will make his jaw drop!

Dad's can be a challenge to buy for, let's face it do men really need undies and socks? Spending time trying to find alternative gifts tends to go to the bottom of our to-do lists so we have done the work for you! Gardening Gifts for Dad   Delrico: Retractable Hose...

Benefits of raised garden beds you won’t believe!

Raised garden beds have been a saviour in my garden. When I moved into my home I couldn’t wait to set up my new veggie patch. I have fond memories of my Dad growing veggies when I was growing up. This is something I've always wanted to replicate for my children....

How to grow an amazing white winter vegetable soup!

How good is a belly-warming soup when the temperature drops? I have been known to eat it for 3 meals a day until it’s all gone. When Cindy shared her White Winter Vegetable Soup recipe with me, I knew it would be a winner, especially with this delicious mix of...

Unique Fire Pits, Australia now easily has the edge!

If you’re looking for fire pits, Australia has a lot to offer.  After all, there is nothing more satisfying, on a cold winters evening, than sitting around a log fire and being warmed in its glow.  Man has been building fires for thousands of years to provide...

A kids cubby house review that will make you laugh!

If you are looking for a Kids Cubby House, then you might just appreciate an inside peep into what kids think about cubby houses and what they would like inside. One thing we have learned is that ask a child and you'll get an honest answer! A...

How to make healthy brown rice salad with cashews

I love having something on hand in the fridge for when you are super busy or you need a side for a BBQ. This Healthy Brown Rice Salad with Cashews is bursting with flavour and nourishing goodness. You can grow your own capsicums, spring onions, Italian parsley, garlic...

Becoming Sustainable. 5 easy steps and why it’s important.

Sustainable living is not just a buzzword or the latest catchphrase people are using. Have you heard the words 'reducing carbon footprint'? This is the best type of example I can visually give you. If you think for a moment about the different impression a footprint...

Find out what veggies to plant now for amazing results!

There is nothing like growing your own nutrient-dense food for your family to enjoy. It's a great way to get the kids involved in gardening as well. The thing is, it's not as simple as grabbing some punnets from your local nursery and putting them in the soil. Sure...

How to Make Fun & Easy Australian Native Bird Feeders

As a family, we love being out in our garden listening to nature. The kids get to watch and learn all about the local wildlife in the area because it's important for them to know that this is a shared environment. The twitter of local birds sure does make a garden...

Beetroot salad that will make you smile at healthy!

The ultimate way to make a beetroot salad is from fresh ingredients, and there is nothing better than growing beetroot in your family food garden. This recipe is a fresh, crisp and flavoursome way to enjoy a garden salad and showcase your amazing fresh produce from...

Review you need to read on superior retractable hose reel!

Retractable Hose Reel Review Who would have thought a retractable hose reel would take me back in time to when I was a kid. You know, the good old days, when milk was delivered to the doorstep in glass jars by the 'milko'. He would then collect the empty bottles to...

Our garden fairy party decorations, create smiling faces!

Garden Fairy Party There is something so magical about a garden fairy party and the fairy party decorations, especially when you are young. Even as an adult, I have to admit, looking through a lens and seeing the atmosphere was pretty amazing. Planning a big party,...
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