Uses of Comfrey

Comfrey (also comphrey) is native to Europe and Asia and have been cultivated by many cultures for over 2500 years. Comfrey are important herbs in organic gardening. It is used as herbal medicine and as a fertilizer. … 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

Evirofest 2018

The Green Dream Team will be down at Evirofest 2018!! Come on down to our interactive stall for Kids activities and gardening fun! We will have heaps of specials and discounts as well as giveaways. We will also have some … 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

How to Make a Wicking Bed

A wicking bed is a water efficient garden made from easy to come by materials. Wicking beds are becoming increasingly popular and unique in that they water plants from below rather than above. Wicking beds have a waterproof lining that … 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

Pennyroyal

If you’re not familiar with pennyroyal, Pennyroyal scientifically known as Mentha pulegium is a common plant in the mint family. While it does have amazing health benefits when used by adults in moderate doses, it can also be toxic in … Read More

Calendula

Botanical Name:  Calendula officinalis About: Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is an herbaceous plant of the small genus Calendula, in the Asteraceae family. This flowering, annual plant grows naturally around western Europe, southeastern Asia and the Mediterranean. This herb been used medicinally … Read More

Free Sauerkraut Presentation

Saturday 10th February Free Sauerkraut Presentation (Spaces are limited & booking essential) City of Cockburn Library  1-3 pm 11 Wentworth Parade WA 6164 For Bookings Please contact: Cherie Cable P 08 9411 3848 ccable@cockburn.wa.gov.au

Is your soil scared of water?

What the phobic?? Our Perth summer soils have a wonderful problem of being Hydrophobic. No I’m not suggesting your soil is scared of spiders, or of leaving the house, nor am I suggesting your soil is against same sex marriage.  … Read More