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Who Loves Borage ?

Who Loves Borage ?

| May 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Borage Borago officinalis, also known as starflower, bee bush, bee bread and bugloss. The bright blue star shaped flowers make this herb one of what I think is the prettiest in the garden. This herb is a hardy annual and of the flowering plant family Boraginaceae, and is native to northern Europe. Who loves borage? […]

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Why You Need Wicking Beds In Your Garden

Why You Need Wicking Beds In Your Garden

| December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wicking beds are a water saving eatable garden design and they are designed to be used as an efficient way to use water in your garden. The method that a wicking bed uses is to wick or draw water naturally as the soil becomes dryer, from the water reservoir. A water molecule is like a […]

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Good Bugs and Bad Bugs In Your Garden

Good Bugs and Bad Bugs In Your Garden

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A bug’s life cycle is pretty simple. There are 4 stages to a bug’s life. The egg stage is the first, larvae is the stage of feeding on your garden this is where you notice holes in your foliage. Pupa stage changes them the most and adult bugs lay eggs on the underside of leaves. […]

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Why Choose No-Dig Gardens

Why Choose No-Dig Gardens

| November 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why choose no-dig gardens you might ask, no-dig gardens are mimicking the way nature does all her gardening, it is the most efficient, organic and natural way to garden. A no-dig garden created on top of the ground is going to benefit the soil greatly. Digging up layers of soil is more stressful on the […]

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The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

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Quick Video of Australian Native Bees

Quick Video of Australian Native Bees

| August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

 

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The Why’s Of A Sensory Garden

The Why’s Of A Sensory Garden

| July 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

 When I’m out in my garden all my senses are enjoying themselves.  I’m enjoying the sight and smell of the flowers the touch of the tree barks the sound of insects and the taste of all the edibles in my garden. And it’s all basking in the sunlight that filters through the tree tops swaying […]

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Pictures of Backyard Chicken Breeds

Pictures of Backyard Chicken Breeds

| July 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

This is  pictures of backyard chicken breeds. They are all quirky in their own way. Love what you grow, and enjoy.

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The Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

The Coneflower Echinacea for Winter Health

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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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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