One of the secrets to successful composting is to create the right balance between air and water inside the heap to create an environment where ben...
Many of the things we learn at a young age are carried with us through the rest of our lives. Simple life lessons such as looking before crossi...
Companion planting involves growing one plant next to another in order to provide beneficial effects for one or both plants.
When I first heard of worm farming, I honestly thought the point of a worm farm was to multiply and farm the worms to throw in the garden. It sound...
Coming into spring, it’s a great time to start planning and preparing a vegetable garden to provide you with delicious fresh food over the coming months.
Soil is a complex and fascinating substance, and understanding a few things about the biodiversity of soil is important for creating healthy and fertile gardens.
In recent years, it has come to light that insect populations (including bees) are declining. Bees play an essential role in the pollination of plants and over a third of the world’s food crops rely on pollinating insects for their production.
The work of the bees is far more noticeable to us than that of worms, and bees have long been recognised for their role in pollination and the useful substances they produce..
Permaculture is a system of agriculture developed to maximise productiveness of spaces and utilise resources in the most efficient way possible.
Australian natives make a fantastic choice for the urban garden, offering a wealth of different plant types that can provide flowers, sculptural good looks, edibles or scents all year round.
Making your own soil is a great way to make sure you can control the quality of your potting mix or garden beds.
Fertiliser and the nutrients they supply help plants to grow faster and healthier. A few simple principles will help in understanding what, when and how to fertilise your plants.