• Gardening Myth Busting: 5 Gardening Myths You Shouldn't Believe

    Gardening, farming and agriculture have been around since the start of time. Without it, we wouldn't have the food we need to live, grow and become stronger. So, with such a rich history, it only makes sense that some gardening myths have arisen over time. After all, modern technology, science and bioscience are only young compared to this rich heritage. 
  • Gardening gifts that are perfect for every occasion

    Everyone with a garden-loving family member or friend knows that they can usually get away with purchasing some form of gardening nick nak and calling it a present. Whether it's a gift card to a gardening store or a new plant, it's a safe guess to assume that a gardener would be happy with these kinds of gifts. 
  • Do quality gardening tools really made a difference?

    Like all types of products, there is often a debate around gardening tools and if 'high-quality' tools really make a difference when it comes to getting the job done. Many argue that having cheap tools does the trick just as well as a tool someone may pay hundreds for.
  • Fruits and veggies that LOVE the rain

    It's no secret that the country has had A LOT of rain in the past few months. From floods to never-ending downpours, we have had our fair share of water this year. As much as our plants love an afternoon under the watering can, you may be finding that the constant rain has pushed you vegetation to succumb to root rot. 
  • Recycle your waste in your garden

    In one way or another, we are all working to become more and more sustainable to secure a future for the next generation. For some, this involves cutting meat out of their diet and for others, it involves only purchasing from local suppliers. For we gardeners, it may seem like we are already doing our part by growing our own veggies, but in fact, there are many more things we can do to reduce our carbon footprint and live a more sustainable life. 
  • The 4 Simple Steps To Repotting Your Plants

    Repotting plants can be scary for many people, including myself when I first had to rehome some plants. After months and months of growing them, one wrong move can destroy their roots and bring you back to square one. Trust me when I say, the first repotting experience is stressful for everyone. And it only gets more stressful the bigger the plants gets. 
  • How can I ripen my fruit and vegetables quicker?

    Waiting for your produce to ripen so you can enjoy it at its best is a lengthy and time-consuming process. In some cases, it can take weeks upon weeks for your fruit and vegetables to acquire a desirable colour, leaving your patience levels wearing thin. 
  • How to grow a stronger and bigger garden

    I don't know about you, but some years in the garden, it's like my plants flourish and grow like no tomorrow. Then, in other years, I feel as though I need to tiptoe around them carefully, otherwise, their leaves and stems might break. For years, I couldn't for the life of me work out what I was doing wrong. I was planting seeds in the same spot, watering them regularly and making sure they got enough sunlight. But when I took the time to analyse my processes, I realised the smallest actions were contributing to the success of my plants. 
  • My top 5 tips for improving seed germination

    No matter how long you've been in the gardening business, waiting for your seeds to sprout after planting them can test everybody's patience. From worrying that you have done something wrong and not being able to see the natural process taking place, it can be defeating if your seeds are taking a long time to show their faces. 
  • Pruning your plants: A complete guide to getting it right the first time

    There is no task in the garden that strikes as much fear as pruning. Whether you're a beginner gardener or someone who has been on the job for many years, something about the precision required when the pruners come out can strike fear in the hearts of many. 
  • Growing Herbs? Here's How To Ensure They Withstand The Australian Climate

    Great for beginners, herbs are a fantastic introductory plant into the world of green thumbery. As well as adding a delicious aroma to your yard, they can be used in cooking, skincare and herbal teas and medicines. Now, that's what I call versatility. 
  • Growing a Garden in a Small Space - My Top Tips

    While all plant lovers would love a wide-open space to grow every vegetable they can think of, this isn't always the case. As population density continues to grow, we are seeing an increase in people adopting apartment lifestyles, meaning they need to sacrifice their lush garden for proximity to work and major cities.