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The Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

Since I have been on a journey to develop this website, I have learnt a lot of interesting things about nature. And here is another something that I learnt. Did you know that the coneflower is actually the plant that Echinacea comes from? I learnt that about 3 days ago. How did I not know […]

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The frequent Herbs of my Herbal Garden

| June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
The frequent Herbs of my Herbal Garden

Below is a run down on the herbs that I grow in my herbal garden. Not only do they smell good and look great but they are a natural resource for me to use for various applications. Not only in my kitchen but also in other areas of the house. The frequent herbs of my […]

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Dill the not so silly Herb in the Garden

| June 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
Dill the not so silly Herb in the Garden

Dill is an annual herb and native to the Mediterranean countries as well as Russia. This herb has plumes of fine blue green leaves and yellow flowers that bloom in mid-summer. It grows to approximately 90cm in height. Also, it is one of the easiest herbs to grow in your garden or a pot. When […]

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The Edible Flower Garden

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Edible Flower Garden

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

| May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Encouraging Earthworms

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

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments
All sorts of Alliums

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?

| 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 honey bees, 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 in […]

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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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