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…

How To Propagate Lavender Plants From Cuttings

Lavender has so many beneficial properties from freshening up a home to uses in cosmetics.   It also adds a gorgeous contrast of bright purple flowers against silver/gray foliage to the garden and the best bit is the bees love it too and it smells lovely. Growing lavender is great for so many reasons! Once…

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…

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…

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…

Eat Your Greens: How to Grow a Veggie Patch

Your own homegrown vegetables taste better, are fresher and give you an exceptional flavour. This is because fruiting vegetables, like beans, tomatoes, capsicum and sweet corn, have the best flavour if they’re eaten as quickly as possible after harvest; leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, lose water and rapidly become limp, and all vegetables are more…