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…

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…

Profit in Growing

Some people grow for enjoyment and some to make a bit of money on the side. You know the saying, that if you love what you do – you’ll never work a day in your life.     So, why not make a little extra coin from what you love doing. If you have a…

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…