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

Kale Chips

How to Grow Kale Kale is super easy to grow and one plant will last quite a few years. The Black Tuscan is the most popular variety and also the most prone to bugs. Companion plant with Nasturtiums, or Calendula … Read More

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

Borage

Borage is a beautiful plant to have in your garden. Borage (Borago officinalis), also known as starflower, bee bush, bee bread, and bugloss. … Read More

Pineapple Sage

Pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) one of the many species mint family and is absolutely one of the prettiest and easiest to grow. It is commonly used in baking, cooking and adds a nice touch to beverages. The leaves have tangy … Read More

10 Alternatives to RoundUp

Glyphosate the killer weed killer You don’t have to look far when searching for the controversy around this regular back yard weed killer. Its recent attraction in the news and media is not to be ignored, the facts surrounding this … Read More