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

Ocean Keys Shopping Centre Community Garden

Are you in the northern costal area? Why not drop into the ocean keys shopping centre and check out our latest install – the Ocean Keys Community Garden! Bespoke selection of shade-tolerant herbs will be grown to supply the community … 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

January/ February Planting List

The following are seasonal favourites for January and February. … 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

November & December planting list and this seasons edible weeds

Summer is rolling in and we can already smell the sun, get your sunscreen out and hit the beach, but not before planting out your summer crops! Remember the key to summer success in the garden is: Good Soil Shade … 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