Roses In A Potato turns into Beautiful Buds!

Some people are not blessed with a green thumb, so should they try roses grown in potatoes?    Yes! Some people definitely are, my mum is one of those people who is a natural! An  entire yard or a ‘ little farm’, as a call it –  flowers, plants, and vegetables are in abundance. I’m…

Scientists Discover Plants Have “Brains” That Determine When They Grow

Plants have a long and unexpected evolutionary lineage. Did you know that land plants evolved 450 million years ago?    Or that sharks are older than trees? Flowers didn’t appear until the Cretaceous Period (around 66 million years ago) and grass only starting sprouting 40 million years ago! In that time, plants have evolved some…

Bedroom Plants to Cure Insomnia and Sleep Apnea

It’s a busy world, even our sleep is busy these days. Sleep disturbances, night terrors, insomnia, or sleep apnea are some of the sleep terms that can make our living harder work than it has to be. If your nights are long and you’d prefer to be sleeping, we have some awesome news for you….

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…

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…

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…

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….