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How to easily make seed storage envelopes
One of the most valuable skills you can teach yourself in a food garden is to collect seeds. It’s not
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These small terracotta pots make the most amazing gifts
It doesn’t take much to think of an inexpensive gift with lots of heart. These small terracotta pots were so
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Energize a lunchbox with these 5 healthy garden snacks!
There are so many great ideas out there for clean lunchboxes with a sustainability focus. These include tips on buying
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The best organic snail and slug solutions for success!
One of our arch nemesis in a food garden is found at the end of a slimy trail. With a
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Did you know about this pet poo composter – EnsoPet?
Poo. The favourite subject of many young boys and girls. For us as adults, one of those things we all
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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
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Want to know how to grow berries in Australia?
One of my favourite memories as a child was going to the local farmer’s fields to pick strawberries. I’m fairly
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You’ll love this amazing pumpkin and cauliflower soup!
I would have to say that this soup is up in my top 5 favourite soups I make, and my
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The most important gardening jobs for winter
One of the most important gardening jobs for winter is giving your garden a break from growing. I’m not talking
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How to make a soup using a 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
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Crunchy Quinoa Salad Recipe - Children will surely love!
Want to try the most amazing crunchy quinoa salad?
I discovered quinoa quite a while ago and I use it in my cooking all the time. It’s not actually
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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
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How to grow organic baby food full of goodness
Providing your baby with organic, pesticide-free and nourishing first foods is high on the priority list for many parents. The
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5 presents for mum that will make her garden bloom
If your mum is anything like mine, when I ask her if there’s something she would like for Mother’s Day,
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How to choose the best companion flowers for autumn
When I first discovered companion planting it was like a light bulb got switched on. It’s such a big part
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Want to know the best seeds for eggheads?
If you’re looking for a cheap, fun and quick project to do with the kids, have a go at making
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How to ensure kids are growing with gratitude.
Sometimes we forget to breathe. We all know this feeling, juggling hundreds of jobs, tired children, running late, again, something
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2 easy watermelon treats that will quench your thirst!
2 easy watermelon treats that will quench your thirst!
There is nothing quite like watermelon to cool the body temperature right down and quench your thirst. Since we are
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Fairy Easter - Rabbits Easter Picnic Kit
You’ll love this fairy Easter activity that’s also chocolate free!
It’s not long until Easter when our children, once again, become excited at the thought of a visit from a
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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
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
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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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