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One of the most valuable skills you can teach yourself in a food garden is to collect seeds. It’s not Read more
One of our arch nemesis in a food garden is found at the end of a slimy trail. With a Read more
Poo. The favourite subject of many young boys and girls. For us as adults, one of those things we all Read more
With so much focus on what we’re putting into landfill, it’s always exciting to fall upon a good news story Read more
One of my favourite memories as a child was going to the local farmer’s fields to pick strawberries. I’m fairly Read more
One of the most important gardening jobs for winter is giving your garden a break from growing. I’m not talking Read more
Providing your baby with organic, pesticide-free and nourishing first foods is high on the priority list for many parents. The Read more
companion flowers for autumn Nasturtiums main 1
When I first discovered companion planting it was like a light bulb got switched on. It’s such a big part Read more
Growing garlic in Australia - girl pulling garlic
For years garlic was on my hit list to become a mass producing crop in my food garden. After failing Read more
Asian greens Tatsoi
Asian Greens Their leafy, green and generally don’t take forever to grow, which is always a winner with the kids.  Read more
Autumn Gardening
There will come a time, depending on where you live, when you have to kiss those mass producing summer crops Read more
Easy Seed Saving - sunflowers
You’ll love how easy seed saving is when you give it a go yourself, and the cost-benefits are amazing. Most Read more
Brown larvae in compost
I’m guessing you’re reading this because you have brown larvae in compost? You’ll be happy to know that this isn’t Read more
How to turn rosemary cuttings into a gift
Rosemary is a Mediterranean woody perennial herb known for its wonderful flavour. It’s one of the most popular herbs and Read more
Can you really save money growing vegetables at home?
Any home gardener will tell you the produce tastes better, has higher nutrient content, and is the one form of Read more
no dig garden finished
Building a no dig garden was high on my agenda once my beautiful Greenlife raised garden planter arrived. Finding the Read more
Household waste recycling isn’t as hard as you think. In Australia, on average a family will throw away 20% of Read more
salad garden
If you’re anything like me, you’d get excited when the warmer weather arrives. This is the time that our food Read more
herb wall garden
I love getting a parcel in the post. It reminds me of being a child awaiting Christmas presents from distant Read more
Garden tools
With so many garden tools to choose from, how do you know which are going to be the best for Read more
Why a raised garden planter makes the perfect gift
My brother has a small courtyard garden that gets a little sun. Like I, he was brought up with a Read more
Want to learn how to make soil testing fun for kids?
Soil testing is a way you can get to know your soil a bit better before you grow your plants. Read more
Origami paper pot
There are lots of different options out there to raise seedlings and to be honest, I think I’ve tried them Read more
Find out why this garden kneeler is the best investment!
As I get older, I find some of the things I used to be able to do, I struggle with Read more
Vermihut worm farm
Vermihut Worm Farm When I first started looking at worm farms, I thought they would be really difficult to look Read more
Know the best time and tools for pruning citrus trees
Pruning Citrus Trees Citrus trees don’t technically need to be pruned, however, if you leave them to grow wild they Read more
Microgreens Kit - microgreens pizza finished
You’ll be growing, harvesting, cooking and eating microgreens in no time. This Microgreens Kit has everything you need to get started. Read more
Gardening gifts for dad
Dad’s can be a challenge to buy for, let’s face it do men really need undies and socks? Spending time Read more
Raised Garden Beds
Raised Garden Beds Raised garden beds have been a saviour in my garden. When I moved into my home I Read more
Becoming Sustainable - footprint
Sustainable living is not just a buzzword or the latest catchphrase people are using. Have you heard the words ‘reducing Read more