Category Archives: Gardening Information

Your Herb Garden Harvest – Creative Ways to Use Your Herb Bounty

Here is a guest article written by Chris McLaughlin and provided by Fix.com! When beginner gardeners ask me which plants are hardy and forgiving, my answer is always herbs. If a busy gardener asks me which plants will thrive in … Continue reading

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Understanding Fertilisers – How and when to feed your garden

  The plants in your garden need food just like you -  that might seem obvious but you’ll be surprised how many people never bother to feed their plants and wonder why they aren’t looking the best or growing all … Continue reading

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Bokashi Soil Generator – Turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil

What do you do with your bokashi bin contents if you don’t have a large garden to dig them into? As discussed in the previous Bokashi Composting article, you can always put the processed bokashi food waste into your compost … Continue reading

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Bokashi Composting – How to process waste that can’t go in your compost or worm farm

  Are you into recycling but are still throwing away some food scraps because you can’t put them in your compost bin or worm farm? Large amounts of citrus and onions, or any food that contains fish and meat should … Continue reading

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Crop Rotation Systems for Annual Vegetables

Vegetable gardeners can run into major issues with productivity and diseases in their vegetable garden if they’re not practising crop rotation. Read more about using crop rotation systems to increase garden productivity, reduce pests and diseases and increase soil fertility. There are also some … Continue reading

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Hugelkultur Bed Construction for Large and Small Spaces

Learn how to construct two different types of Hügelkultur raised beds which will allow you to compost all those heavy branches, tree trunks and woody prunings while at the same time improving the fertility and water retention of your soil. … Continue reading

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DIY Self-Watering Pots and Mini Wicking Beds

If building a  full-sized wicking bed seems too daunting (and expensive), then how about some small to medium scale self watering systems that you can build quickly, cheaply and easily from recycled materials? Learn how to design and build a … Continue reading

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