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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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companion flowers for autumn Nasturtiums main 1
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
A fairy Easter that will fill your heart with warmth
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
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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