Spring Planting List and This Season’s Edible Weeds

Spring is Here…. Im so excited I wet my plants!! So we are already seeing some beautiful warm days so it’s completely ok to start planting your spring seeds. It’s a great idea to put little green houses over things … Read More

Winter Teas

You have probably noticed how short are the days and how cold are the mornings…winter is here and the inconvenience with it! But lucky gardeners we are! Nature is well done and provides us all the good things in the … Read More

How Not To Murder Your Houseplants

As a gardener, I have come across so many people who have fear of growing houseplants. Some of us just find it hard to believe that keeping a houseplant alive is actually not as hard as you think it is. … Read More

Must have herbs for every garden

Garden must haves: Companion & Medicinal Plants             Fever few: Companion plant, attracting many beneficial pollinators & deterring pest with via odour & white flowers. Medicinal uses include a remedy for headaches, just crush leaves … Read More

How to Plant For Success

How to Plant Planting is easy. Dig a hole twice as wide as the plant’s container, pop the plant out of its container, and set it into the ground. Replace the soil around the plant. Water, and add mulch. Ta-da! … Read More

What to Plant March & April…. And some edible weeds.

Happy Autumn Green Thumbs!! With a cool end to summer we can see the weather bringing us into what is undoubtedly going to be a nice cool start to Perth’s Autumn Season. we can see an array of new vegetables … Read More

The Importance of Insects and Ways to Help their Declining Numbers

Insects play a very important role in our ecosystem. They perform crucial functions such as maintain soil fertility and structure, disperse seeds and cycle nutrients and most importantly they; Pollinate plants – Insects pollinate majority of our fruits, flowers, and … Read More

12 Ways Having a Vegetable Garden Will Save the Planet

Getting your produce from your local farmer’s market is a great way to help the plant but by growing your own food, it reduces your carbon footprint immensely therefore benefits the planet. … Read More

How to grow your own sprouts

Sprouting is a process where legumes and seeds are germinated and eventually can be eaten raw. When the seeds are soaked in water for a period of time, they germinate, causing the outer layers to open and allowing a young … Read More

10 Plants for Bees

One of the most important biological processes on Earth is pollination. And bees are the biggest pollinators. What is pollination and why is it important? Pollination is the act of transferring pollen grains from the male anther of a flower … Read More