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Where have all the insects gone?

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments
Where have all the insects gone?

Its a good question. Where have all the insects gone? If you’re a gardener you would love the humble insect. Because there are so many beneficial insects such as hoverflies, bees, ladybird beetles, dragonflies and the list goes on. Nature depends upon 900,000 different types of invertebrates in order to function. Different kinds of insects […]

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The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

I love the honey bee, I could sit in my garden all day watching the bees going about their business. Pollinating the flowers and collecting nectar to take back to their hives to turn into honey. Bees are just such a cool insect and deserve a lot of respect. Australia has the healthiest Honey bees […]

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Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

Mulching is one of the most important elements to a happy healthy organic garden. Mulch is a layer of organic material placed on the top of the soil surface. It helps to conserve moisture, control weeds and improve the structure and fertility of the soil. Soil can be mulched from natural products like lawn mower […]

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Growing Stunning Sunflowers in the Garden

| May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Growing Stunning Sunflowers in the Garden

Wow, sunflowers are undeniably flowers of the sun they are so beautiful. The Incas of Peru believed the sunflower to be sacred to the sun. Their priestesses wore sunflower crowns of pure gold. It was the sunflowers resemblance to this solar orb the sun that gained it its common name. The sunflower plant is ornamental […]

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Marvelous Mulberries

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Marvelous Mulberries

Oh, my goodness who didn’t have a mulberry tree in their yard as a kid. I love mulberries they are one of my favourite berries. Maybe because my mum makes the best mulberry pie. As a kid if I raided the mulberry tree and returned home with my clothes stained purple with mulberry juice. But […]

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Angelic Angelica Archangelica

| April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Angelic Angelica Archangelica

Angelica an ancient and highly aromatic plant whose name is thought to derive from the old calendar. Because it usually flowered around the feast day of the Archangel Michael. The history of the herb angelica archangelica goes back into the legends and folklore of Northern Europe. According to legend, during the middle ages. An angel […]

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Composting is the Good Soil

| April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
Composting is the Good Soil

To have a healthy garden that’s organically fed you will need to have a compost. And what is a compost? Well composting is a natural process of materials breaking down.  Such materials as food and garden waste. Because millions of microorganisms drive the compost process by breaking organic matter down into a nutrient rich form. […]

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There are Herbs for All Seasons

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
There are Herbs for All Seasons

Herbal Seasons in Australia Herbs have been grown in Australian gardens since colonial times. We do have seasons here in Australia. Even though where I live they are not so noticeable. We do still have them. Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, you might not even notice the passage of the seasons, depending on where you live […]

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Growing Vegetable Plants to Save You Money

| March 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Growing Vegetable Plants to Save You Money

Growing your own vegetables is a sure way to save money and to have the best tasting vegetable plants imaginable. The best part about growing your own vegetables is that you know how they are grown and exactly what you are feeding your family. There is a multitude of vegetable suitable for any homeowner to […]

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How to Start an Indoor Vegetable Garden

| March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
How to Start an Indoor Vegetable Garden

An indoor vegetable garden will require some sun to nurture your plants. There are many edible plants that will grow indoors. They require good drainage so make sure that you have some stones in the bottom of the pots for the water to drain. Avocado + Carrots An Avocado will grow indoors but the dwarf […]

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