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15 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors

    Herbs are easy to grow and have many great health benefits, we can use them in the kitchen, for making refreshing teas, or as natural remedies to make us feel better. Herbs can be grown in all spaces, … Continue reading

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Growing Turmeric in the Ground in Temperate Climates

In the previous article Growing Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates, I mentioned that I had also discovered a temperate climate technique for growing turmeric in the ground. For those who like to grow plants out of their climatic range … Continue reading

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Growing Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates

.   Turmeric (Curcuma longa syn. C. domestica) is a member of the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family. It’s a subtropical/tropical plant native to Southwest India, and has been grown traditionally as a spice, medicine and as a source of bright yellow … Continue reading

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Bringing Permaculture to Gardening Community

  Permaculture is definitely reaching the mainstream gardening world, and that’s great news! I’m now the permaculture writer for Good Organic Gardening Australia magazine, where I started mid last year with my first article ‘Permaculture Explained’ appearing  in the May/June … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – February

February is the last month of summer, and it’s still a fairly dry time of the year in Melbourne, so water deeply and less often during dry periods to encourage roots to grow down, making plants less vulnerable to heat … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – January

Technorati Tags: gardening calendar,australia temperate,january It’s January, and we find ourselves right in the middle of the summer season. It’s in this month and the next that we experience the hottest day-time and night-time temperatures of the year. With the … Continue reading

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Gardening Calendar (Australian Temperate Climate) – December

December is the first month of summer, and with the warmer weather gardens explode into life – lush, abundant and awesome to behold. With the days getting longer as we progress towards the longest day of the year, the summer … Continue reading

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