Garden

Winter in the Australian Garden

Gardening is a hobby beloved by millions. People love the beauty of fresh flowers, growing their own produce, and the time spent outside. That being said, all too many have been neglecting winter as a part of the gardening season. In many regions, the garden is shut...

Autumn in the Australian Garden

Autumn doesn’t have to be an idle time for gardeners. It can be a time of maintenance, and even preparation, depending on how you’ve planned your garden. Overall, it is a season of management and moving forward with your gardening plan. This article is...

Gardening in the Australian Summer

The summer heat waves can be hard to predict. From trying to sweat your way through 40 degree weather to needing to adjust to a cooler 20, there can be a lot to consider with the weather. On top of temperatures, there are often unstable weather conditions, from floods...

Keeping Pests Out… Naturally

  There has been a lot of research done into the harmful effects of chemical pesticides. An increasing number of people have been looking for organic methods of pest control for their gardens. These methods are best used when they can be completed completely...

DIY Garden Sprays

  Garden sprays can be used for a variety of things, from trying to promote plant growth to trying to banish pests. While they can often be purchased inexpensively enough, these solutions are all too often chalk full of harmful chemicals that aren’t worth the...

Can I really make money growing plants?

  People have been looking to “make a little bit of extra cash” for several years now, and hobbies can be a great way to do that. Some hobbies though, like gardening, have been overlooked as money generating possibilities. Gardening has traditionally been thought of...

Plant propagation

  Plant propagation is a great way to grow your garden. Typically, it’s done through plant cuttings, a variety of cuttings (from softwood cuttings to roots). This article is going to walk through a step by step guide as to how to properly propagate (say that...

Do It Yourself Pest Control

Pest control can take a lot of work, but it doesn’t have to be chemically oriented. A lot of pesticides that can be bought at the store are harmful and somewhat toxic to the produce they’re used on, and this is obviously less than ideal for a lot of...

Beneficial Bugs

Bugs that help People often consider insects to be pests, something to be “dealt with” or “gotten rid of”. But did you know that there are actually several bugs that are distinctly helpful to gardeners? Several even help get rid of other pests! This article is going...

Bicarbonate of Soda Uses

  “Green cleaning”, or the usage of environmentally friendly cleaners, has become increasingly popular in recent years. This has lead to the rediscovery of the usefulness of several commonly stocked household goods (vinegar, lemons, bicarbonate of soda). We’re...

Putting Garden Preparation to Work for You

  The Top 10 Garden Preparation Steps for Springtime Plant your seeds, enough for all of the fruits and vegetables that you will want for summer. Don’t forget your herbs! They can be planted during this time too Fertilize plants and renew mulch where necessary...

10 Easy Veges to Grow

  Gardening is a great hobby, and a passion of a growing number of people, but sometimes it can be hard to decide where to start for beginners. Do you dive right in, or slowly experiment? How do you know which vegetables are the best to plant? This article is going to...