Purslane

The purslane is one of those plants that people can’t decide whether to keep them or remove from their garden. It usually pops up in between the rows of your more desirable plants. It will take over your garden plots … 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

How to Start an Organic Vegetable Garden

Have you ever wanted to build your own vegetable garden but are not sure where to start? … 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

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 The Soil?

What the Soil? Soil is THE MOST important thing in any garden, and it is the most likely thing you will get wrong if you don’t have success. SOIL MATTERS. In the vegetable gardens we do consultations on 9/10 times … 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