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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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The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

The Wonderful Life of Honey Bees

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Why Choose No Dig Gardens

Why Choose No Dig Gardens

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why choose a no dig garden 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 […]

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