Succulent wreath – Kidspot GUEST POST

If you haven't had a go at working with succulents, I highly recommend it. Not only are they beautiful plants which come in all shapes and sizes, succulents are really easy to work with. Recently, we did a guest post on Kidspot of our amazing succulent wreath. It will...

How to make nature framed gifts on the cheap

You can truly be inspired by nature every single day. All you have to do is stop and look all around you. When my kids and I were walking to school the other day, they started picking up leaves of all shapes and sizes. My daughter then turned and looked at me and...

How to make GREEN gift choices this Christmas.

Let's be real about this. When most of us think of Christmas, it's spending money in shopping centres and over buying because we get caught up in the excitement and we are always thinking that we need to add just one more thing. For Christmas this year, we have...

How to make your teacher a gift they will love!

The kids and I started a conversation the other day about the different types of gifts a teacher would receive, and we all agreed that a gift which is made by hand has a lot of love in it. Coming from such a green family, the kids wanted to gift something that grows...

Pumpkin Mac n Cheese – GUEST POST

We recently featured on Kidspot for World Pumpkin Day with 2 amazing pumpkin recipes for the kidlets. We all know how hard it can be for some kids to eat vegetables. It's one of those hot topics and something mums around the globe continue to struggle with. I've found...

Simple weed & fungicide remedies that will amaze you!

Weeds are such a minefield as soon as the weather starts getting warmer. It would be great if you could select the plants you want to grow and turn the weeds off. Not so easy, however here are some remedies you can use at home that you will find in your food pantry....

Top 6 beneficial insects that will help your garden!

it's important to understand and identify predator insects and how you can encourage them into your garden through planting. So let's start by taking a look at our top 6 beneficial insects we want in our garden. 1. Ladybirds Ladybirds (also known as Ladybeetles &...

How to take salad to the next level!

I can assure you that this salad is packed full of flavour and amazing health benefits that come with using raw vegetables. Put this on any table and your guests are going to love the colour. You can see where the name Rainbow Salad comes from. Rainbow Salad **RAINBOW...

The secret to a mozzie free garden is easy!

We love summer time in Australia, unfortunately so do our mosquitoes. It's a constant struggle when the sun starts to go down, to keep our children's skin unmarked because that's when the blood-sucking pests come out. Like most families, spending time living outside...

She built a herb garden and what happens next will amaze you!

Creating a fairy garden is one thing, building a herb garden is another, but when you bring them together and lets the kids create, magic happens. Giving kids the autonomy to create in their own space is not only rewarding for them, but it encourages engagement and a...

Our SECRETS to the ultimate family compost! It’s easier than you think.

The objective of composting is simple. Cut down on waste and improve soil conditions by using the ultimate recycling process. What if I told you there is more than one way to compose and reduce your waste and footprint on this earth? You can even compost meat, dairy,...

2 brilliant ways to take microgreens to the next level

Microgreens are little edible plants bursting with flavour and the health benefits are stacked in their favour. These mini vegetables are bursting with nutrients, in fact, they are said to contain up to 40 times more than full grown plants!!! They not only look...

How to create your perfect family garden!

The best way to plan for a garden space that meets the needs of all family members is to get their input from the start. It's no different from being in a think tank at work. You always generate ideas that you didn't expect or hadn't considered and sometimes they end...

Moon Planting. Amazing information you need to know!

It makes perfect sense once you understand the science behind it. We can easily comprehend the gravitational forces between the sun, moon & earth and the effect they have on the ocean tides well the same applies to plants. Over the years farmers have observed the...

Our guide to the best edible plants for kids!

Getting started with kids is actually a lot easier than it sounds, especially if your kids like D.I.Y projects. The best part about growing with kids is that you can do it in pots or in a sunny spot in your garden. Keep your plant choices small, for example, go for a...

A simple French inspired dish, that will make you want more!

Behind the Recipe Recipe by: Nadège, who is French, and has been in Australia since 2007. I am the mother of two adorable little boys and I love spending a lot of time in my kitchen. I enjoy exploring alternatives to traditional French recipes that are healthy and use...

How a daughter’s battle with dementia ends up in the garden.

It's total shit, right? You spend all your life working your arse off to provide for your family and then you can't even remember what you do with a fork. Nothing could have prepared me for what I went through when they told me my dad had dementia. Even now, as I...

17 garden pests you need to know about now!

Starting a veggie patch is a venture that will just keep giving and giving to your family. Not only do you get to enjoy the nourishing produce you grow, you are also teaching fundamental skills to your children which will be with them for life. You are in fact,...

Start your seeds now. What you need to know!

Growing your own food from seed is such a rewarding experience to share with the kids and it's really simple to do. The hardest part is remembering to keep your eye on them because like babies, they need to be looked after. Not only is it easy, but it's fun and a very...

12 easy to grow veggies your family will love!

You are definitely going to find some vegetables easier to grow than others. What I've found easy, you may still find a bit challenging, that's because our situations (climate, soil, position etc) can vary greatly in this big country of ours. Before you rush out and...

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