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Growing garlic in Australia - girl pulling garlic
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
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Asian greens Tatsoi
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. 
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Microgreens recipe - Microgreen & Orange salad
Mouthwatering Microgreens recipe – even your kids can’t resist!
Microgreens Recipe Microgreens are tiny and quickly growing green vegetables. It’s no big surprise why kids simply love them for their
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Autumn Gardening
Autumn Gardening. How to prepare for your best crop!
There will come a time, depending on where you live, when you have to kiss those mass producing summer crops
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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
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Rock bugs and beetles
These rock bugs and beetles will make you smile
Rock bugs and beetles are a great way to add some fun and colour to your garden or even your
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Easy Seed Saving - sunflowers
You’ll love how easy seed saving really is
You’ll love how easy seed saving is when you give it a go yourself, and the cost-benefits are amazing. Most
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Sweet & Salty Watermelon Salad (with edible flowers)
If you’ve never experienced sweet and salty together, then this is definitely the recipe you should try. Even my husband loved
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How to make your Garden Sparkle.
If you’re looking to add some Garden Sparkle and you’re not sure where to start, be inspired by my story.
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How to make a mug bug hotel
How to make a mug bug hotel your kids will love.
Want to learn how to make a mug bug hotel that your kids will love? My children have been bugging
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Brown larvae in compost
Brown larvae in compost? What you need to know.
I’m guessing you’re reading this because you have brown larvae in compost? You’ll be happy to know that this isn’t
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Watermelon Pizza for kids
Want the best watermelon pizza for kids?
Nothing screams summer more than watermelon and this time of year is hard to miss. It’s the perfect time to
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garden diary
How to make this amazing kids garden diary!
We love creating with nature and it’s awesome to have an idea then head outside and find something we can
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Air Plant Terrarium - girls with finished terrarium
Fun air plant terrarium that will inspire you!
Sometimes it’s the simple things that are the most fun. We love coming up with activities which involve kids and
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Christmas Salads - Nectarine Salad
5 amazing Christmas salads that will complete your feast
With so much beautiful produce ripening in our gardens, Christmas is the perfect time to go all out in terms
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rosemary cuttings
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
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Vegetable garden
Can you really save money with a vegetable garden?
Any home gardener will tell you the produce tastes better, has higher nutrient content, and is the one form of
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no dig garden finished
How to build a no dig garden full of love
Building a no dig garden was high on my agenda once my beautiful Greenlife raised garden planter arrived. Finding the
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vertical garden planters - inside wall full wall
These vertical garden planters will make you very happy
Do you have a screen which is rather plain and boring? My husband built mine using wood screwed horizontally onto
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imagination play
Imagination play in the garden and why kids benefit
We hear so often now adults bemoaning that children spend too much time in front of screens and not enough
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Nature play kids teepee
Imaginative nature play that will warm your heart
Kids using their imagination with nature play simply warms my heart. Nature Play It’s starting to warm up where we live
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Do you want better ways for household waste recycling?
Household waste recycling isn’t as hard as you think. In Australia, on average a family will throw away 20% of
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salad garden
Want the best salad garden in 4 easy steps?
If you’re anything like me, you’d get excited when the warmer weather arrives. This is the time that our food
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Fairy garden school setting
How to make magic come alive in a fairy garden!
It only takes a little magic to make a fairy garden come alive! Recently, my friend bought me a beautiful
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herb wall garden
An awesome herb wall garden that will make you want one!
I love getting a parcel in the post. It reminds me of being a child awaiting Christmas presents from distant
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Garden tools
What are the best tools for my garden?
With so many garden tools to choose from, how do you know which are going to be the best for
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Raised Garden Planter - green main
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
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Fairy Garden Halloween - party
Did you get an invite to the scariest wedding in town?
Halloween, a night of witches, goblins, ghosts and fear is fast approaching. Our children are already preparing their costumes. They
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Garden soil testing
How to make learning about garden soil fun!
Soil testing is a way you can get to know your soil a bit better before you grow your plants.
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Origami paper pot
Learn how to make awesome origami seed raising pots
There are lots of different options out there to raise seedlings and to be honest, I think I’ve tried them
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