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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
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It doesn’t take much to think of an inexpensive gift with lots of heart. These small terracotta pots were so Read more
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There are so many great ideas out there for clean lunchboxes with a sustainability focus. These include tips on buying Read more
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One of our arch nemesis in a food garden is found at the end of a slimy trail. With a Read more
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Poo. The favourite subject of many young boys and girls. For us as adults, one of those things we all Read more
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With so much focus on what we’re putting into landfill, it’s always exciting to fall upon a good news story Read more
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One of my favourite memories as a child was going to the local farmer’s fields to pick strawberries. I’m fairly Read more
I would have to say that this soup is up in my top 5 favourite soups I make, and my Read more
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One of the most important gardening jobs for winter is giving your garden a break from growing. I’m not talking Read more
How to make a soup using a slow cooker?
Slow cookers are so handy, especially during the cooler months. We love creating different dishes that are easy to make Read more
Crunchy Quinoa Salad Recipe - Children will surely love!
I discovered quinoa quite a while ago and I use it in my cooking all the time. It’s not actually Read more
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 Read more
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Providing your baby with organic, pesticide-free and nourishing first foods is high on the priority list for many parents. The Read more
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If your mum is anything like mine, when I ask her if there’s something she would like for Mother’s Day, Read more
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When I first discovered companion planting it was like a light bulb got switched on. It’s such a big part Read more
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If you’re looking for a cheap, fun and quick project to do with the kids, have a go at making Read more
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Sometimes we forget to breathe. We all know this feeling, juggling hundreds of jobs, tired children, running late, again, something Read more
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 Read more
Fairy Easter - Rabbits Easter Picnic Kit
It’s not long until Easter when our children, once again, become excited at the thought of a visit from a 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
Microgreens recipe - Microgreen & Orange salad
Growing microgreens Microgreens are tiny and quickly growing green vegetables. It’s no big surprise why kids simply love them for their 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
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 Read more
Rock bugs and beetles
Rock bugs and beetles are a great way to add some fun and colour to your garden or even your 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
If you’ve never experienced sweet and salty together, then this is definitely the recipe you should try. Even my husband loved Read more
If you’re looking to add some Garden Sparkle and you’re not sure where to start, be inspired by my story. Read more
How to make a mug bug hotel
Want to learn how to make a mug bug hotel that your kids will love? My children have been bugging 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