Gardenhood – Come Into Our World

If you haven’t heard of us before check out our Gardenhood video. Gardenhood wants to connect all cultivators, harvesters, planter-box appreciators, green thumbs, growers, hobby farmers, no spray lovers all into one place. If you are interested in being one of our BETA testers for our platform launching soon – please send us an email at…

Australia’s Edible Flora: Safe to Eat

This may just save you from poisoning yourself. R THANKS TO indigenous bush-cooking initiatives, increased success with commercial crops and publicity from high-profile chefs, a range of Australian bush herbs and spices is trickling into our gardens, nurseries and supermarkets. While Australia’s indigenous peoples have long enjoyed the flavours and nutritional benefits of native plants, […]

Growing Up Without Sunlight: 15 Plants That Don’t Need Sunlight

Can you imagine growing up without sunlight? Us humans wouldn’t last that long because 90 percent of our vitamin D comes naturally from sunlight exposure to our skin. Specifically ultraviolet B exposure to the skin, which naturally initiates the conversion of cholesterol in the skin to vitamin D3. But some plants do not require sunlight….

Plant Your Tomatoes – The Right Way

There really is nothing quite like eating a beautifully ripe tomato fresh out of your own garden. Whether the flavor is actually better or it’s just the taste of sweet success is hard to say. What isn’t hard to prove is that growing your own tomatoes is relatively simple, and it’s a great way to […]

Top Reasons to Love Lemons

My mum always said, “If life gives you lemons, then make lemonade” But, what if life never gave you any lemons!  Then we say, grow your own then with the unlimited lemonade and fresh lemons you can make a lemonade stand to rival the Jones’. In this post we will show you how you can grow your own…

Mark Zuckerberg Eats What He Kills and Plants!

Every year the friendly face of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg,  gives himself a personal challenge.   One year it was tie wearing, the next it was eating what he killed. Essentially this personal challenge came down to this direct quote, “eventually decided that forcing myself to get personally involved and thank the animals whose lives I…

Organic Soil Needs Explaining!

Don’t you love listening to the rain, it means green, nature and if you have organic soil, it means soon you will have the best nutrient rich plants and produce growing. So, what does organic soil really mean? And is it worth making sure that your soil is organic? Some of the benefits of using…

Tips for Transplanting and Re-Potting: Moving Gardens

What are you doing this weekend?   How about a little re-pot or a little re-plant? There are plenty of reasons to get busy relocating or re-potting or re-planting sections of your garden.      One of our best ever reasons is growing way too much and just having to share the love. Or perhaps you…

Urban Farm: Can’t Be Done – Yes It Can!

If you ever watched something you planted as seed become part of a nourishing meal with friends then you will understand that eating and sharing your own is nothing short of wondrous. Even if you are an urban dweller, you can still get your green on and produce enough crop to have people over.  …

Detox Your Body Now: Using Lemons

Coming up to the financial year end means a chance to start again in business and life.   In Australia, it means winter so it’s also an awesome time to detox. Using lemons, will not only clean your body but also help fight the flu or cold. Why not try this detox and notice the…

Improve Skin Hair and Body using Flowers!

Flowers are simply divine and beautiful just like us!     They come in so many different types, colours, fragrances and sizes and each is an artwork. Ancient medicinal practices have always given much importance to the magical properties of flowers besides of course their spellbinding aromas.  Throughout the centuries flowers have been used extensively for…