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…

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….

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 […]

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…

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…

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…

Gardens Tell a Story

Whether it’s the lemon tree scent you remember in summer as a child or the fig tree planted in memory of your grandfather – gardens tell a story. It’s not widely documented (or perhaps it is somewhere) but every gardener will try to pass on their wisdom down the family line or even pass on…