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

What to Plant in July & August

Yay! Finally, winter is here! We are seeing a late winter finally arriving here in Perth. But some of the plants were already thinking its spring, Its hard to tell exactly what will succeed in your garden, depending on if … Read More

Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants

You’ve watered the plants, made sure the soil is adequate, you’ve mulched and yet the plant is not thriving. Consider nutrient deficiencies to be the culprit – especially for fruits and vegetables, they are more susceptible to nutrient deficiencies. Plants … Read More

What to Plant May & June

So this is still a great time of year for planting. With ease and grace Gaia nurtures and cares for your little baby plants and nurses them to full maturity. If you still don’t have your Brassicas in (broccoli, Cabbage … 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

Cardamom

What is Cardamom? Cardamom – The Queen of Spices and one of the world’s ancient spices and third to the most expensive. Native to India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Indonesia. Cardamom pods are tiny, triangular in cross-section, and shaped as spindles. … Read More

Why you need to get your winter vegetables in NOW!

Breaking a myth… I often get asked, can we even grow anything in winter? And the answer is YES! It’s much easier than summer growing and cheaper too. Let me tell you why. In Autumn and Winter growing food is … 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