Stop press! The very good bra is compostable!

Stop press! The very good bra is compostable!

With so much focus on what we’re putting into landfill, it’s always exciting to fall upon a good news story such as this compostable bra. According to ABC’s War on Waste programme, Australia throws out 6000kg of clothes every ten minutes. That’s 36,000kg of clothes...
Tomato and lentil soup (slow cooker)

Tomato and lentil soup (slow cooker)

Slow cookers are so handy, especially during the cooler months. We love creating different dishes that are easy to make and taste amazing and our Tomato and Lentil Soup is a winner. The most important thing to remember is that you always make a recipe your own. Tinker...
How to cook beetroot like an expert

How to cook beetroot like an expert

Beetroot’s reputation has been tainted over the years from sticking it in a tin, slicing it and adding sugar. For many years as a child, I thought beetroot came from the pantry. Fast forward to now, and beetroot is a staple vegetable in our food garden and...
Want to know how to grow garlic in Australia?

Want to know how to grow garlic in Australia?

For years garlic was on my hit list to become a mass producing crop in my food garden. After failing miserably season after season I gave up, tail between legs it was all over. Learning how to grow garlic in Australia was quickly disappearing. It wasn’t until I hooked...
Why are Asian greens the best autumn crop?

Why are Asian greens the best autumn crop?

Asian Greens Their leafy, green and generally don’t take forever to grow, which is always a winner with the kids.  I wouldn’t class them as hard to grow either, and they’re bursting with goodness. As the autumn nights start to really cool down and the day temps as...
A mouthwatering microgreen salad you will love.

A mouthwatering microgreen salad you will love.

Growing microgreens Microgreens are tiny and quickly growing green vegetables. It’s no big surprise why kids simply love them for their cuteness in size. Usually used as a garnish or even as the main ingredient for lots of dishes, especially fine dining. Aside...
How to get your kids cooking from the garden.

How to get your kids cooking from the garden.

Kids cooking from the garden Kids cooking from the garden is one of the best ways to show them the garden to plate process. It’s all about teaching our kids where real food comes from and how nutrient-dense and tasty it is. It’s a known fact that kids are more...