Tanya

Hi my name Tanya and I am a lover of growing all things in the garden. Its the one place I feel at peace and can rest my soul. From my earliest childhood memory I have always loved the garden.
So I hope to be able to pass on some of the information, tips, tricks and of course my passion for Gardening.
Love what you grow. Enjoy.

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The Edible Flower Garden

The Edible Flower Garden

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

For as long as I can remember I have been fascinated with the pretty flower. And many plants have edible flowers including many tree blossoms like apple, cherry, hawthorn, peach and plum. Also acacias, carnations, clovers, cornflowers, elder flowers, violets, sage etc. The list goes on, their are a lot of edible flowers that you […]

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Encouraging Earthworms

Encouraging Earthworms

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earthworms are the friends of the soil and of gardeners worldwide. Earthworms and a lot of other organisms live in the soil. And most of these are beneficial because they help to create a soil structure by eating and excreting organic matter. In an earthworm’s day they dig holes and open the soil up to […]

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All sorts of Alliums

All sorts of Alliums

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

This popular herb is of the onion family and it has a beautiful flavour. Alliums also have marvelous health-giving properties. Pyramid builders and Roman soldiers on long marches were fed on a daily ration of garlic. Whose powers apparently extended to protection from black magic. There are over 700 species of alliums in the world. […]

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Where have all the insects gone?

Where have all the insects gone?

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

Mulch your way to a Happy Garden

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

Growing Stunning Sunflowers in the Garden

| May 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

Marvelous Mulberries

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

Angelic Angelica Archangelica

| April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

Composting is the Good Soil

| April 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

There are Herbs for All Seasons

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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