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…

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…

Summer Heat – Keep Plants Alive

Searing Australian summer sun is nice for cooling down at the beach.    Not so nice for our lovely vegetable and herb patches, garden beds or farms. We scoured the net and found quality advice from people like Dr David Beardsell, a horticultural botanist and lecturer in plant science at Melbourne University. From preventative to…

Safety In The Garden

If you’ve seen comedy sketches garden rakes are mostly used to step on and fly up into the face of an unsuspecting individual whilst we all laugh at poor unsuspecting soul. Although great for the entertainment market we definitely don’t want the same thing to happen in our gardens, so Gardenhood thought we would write…

Magic at Bowral Home & Garden Show

Last September I went to The Home & Garden Show at Bong, Bong Racecourse, Bowral, NSW Australia. Bowral is better known as the home of Don Bradman, famous Australian cricketer.    Around an hour and half from Sydney but a world away from a stressful city life.   It’s picturesque and bursting with colour and…

When Did You First Love Your Garden?

People talk about falling in love, finding that one person who lights up the room, is your forever, the person you feel a soul connect. Gardeners have this same feeling – a garden soil soul connect. My gardening skills are novice but to me gardeners and growers represent another great love – planet earth. I…

Digging It: Get Your Soil Ready

When it comes to soil you can use both nature and science to get the perfect soil conditions. In Australia we have some of the best soils in the world so the nature part is covered. So, that leaves the science part, let’s put on the white coat and reflective plastic glasses, geek the hell up…

Gardenhood – My WHY

“A journey into the unknown is always fraught with challenges” Emma, Gardenhood Founder In 2014 I watched an established garden full of life be demolished to make way for a low maintenance no fuss garden. It broke my heart to watch an established and cared for garden grown over 30 years demolished in an afternoon….

6 Questions: Peter Cundall, gardener, 89

“Good gardeners know when to work hard and when to rest” Peter Cundall If gardens could talk they would say Peter is their beloved patriarch. Peter needs no introduction to the gardening community but for those just starting out Peter appeared on television program Gardening Australia for many years.   Peter’s last broadcast was in 2008 at…

Australian BioSecurity and Gardenhood,

In the lead up to Gardenhood launch lots of growers, producers and buyers are curious about how Gardenhood will deal with Biosecurity. Gardenhood loves nature and our environment so Gardenhood will never promote activity resulting in the introduction of pests or diseases. Gardenhood works well within States but there is no reason why a Gardenhood…

Bonsai – It’s the New Form of Meditation

Shin-zen-bi (truth, goodness and beauty) are the three basic virtues necessary to create bonsai Bonsai blends Japanese and Chinese art and horticulture to develop gardening techniques for creation of these beloved miniaturised trees.     Some think that to control nature in this way is somehow against nature but the very act of creating bonsai is a…