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

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

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

What is all the pH-uss about pH?

Quite often I hear people say to me that there plants aren’t  doing so well.  They tell me, “I keep adding fertilizer but it just does’nt seem to be getting any better, in fact sometimes worse!” My reply usually comes … Read More

Planting Calendar

What Do I plant and When? I hear you ask oh green thumbed friend, Well we have heard your requests and we now are happy to present to you: The complete and concise planting calendar! For year round gardening advise, … Read More

Rosemary

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), a fragrant, perennial woody evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean region, is one of the most aromatic and pungent herbs around. It is one of the most commonly found herbs in a spice rack. With such an … Read More

12 Benefits of Having a Vegetable Garden

My grandmother grew her own vegetables. When I was little, we would pick the tomatoes from garden and it add it to our salads. I didn’t appreciate the benefits of growing your food back then but now that I think … Read More

Nematodes!…Nema-heard of them?

Ah, the feeling of planting out a new crop. Maybe it’s some new season veg or still some from last season that just isn’t performing as good as it should be. Maybe there are patches of your lawn that are … Read More