What to do in the Garden this March

Welcome to March and the beginning of Autumn! It’s nature’s time for planting. As the soaking Autumn rains begin, the warmth of the baking summer sun is retained in the soil, thanks to the natural mulch created by the falling Autumn leaves. Milder temperatures and more reliable rainfall makes Autumn gardening an absolute joy. Garden

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What to do in the Garden this February

Summer is a vibrant time in the kitchen garden with an abundant harvest of all the warm season fruits, vegetables and herbs. We are enjoying incredibly fresh, healthy, flavour filled goodness of homegrown produce as delightful rewards for our efforts. February To Do List • Summer is the entertaining season and regular harvesting

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What To Do In The Garden In January

Happy New Year and a very warm welcome back to the garden for the new year. Summer is a great time of year to stop and to enjoy the fruits of the previous labour. On saying this, there is still much to be achieved in the summer garden. Garden jobs for January: Treat gardens, pots

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Spice it up!

Chillies are a fun crop to grow. They are very decorative and don’t take up a lot of space, so it’s easy to grow a selection of different varieties in a season. Chillies originated in South America, and have spread throughout the world in the last 500 years or so. They are now an integral

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Our Celebration of Mothers

Mothers bring us into the world. They nurture and care for us when we are young and new. Mother’s ensure that we have the nourishment needed to grow and develop. They are there for us and help us through the seasons of life. This is a lot like gardening. It is so rewarding for a

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The Edible Garden

• October is a busy month in the vegetable garden. Good preparation done in August and September will now begin to reward you. • October is an important month for sowing or planting vegetables including Asian greens, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, cress, cucumber, eggplant, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, onions, parsnip, peas, pumpkins,

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How to Grow Strawberries

Strawberries are one of the easiest fruiting plants to grow and it is certainly a treat to feast upon these sweet delights picked fresh from the garden Strawberries are ground-hugging, herbaceous plants, growing to about 15cm high and spreading into a clump 50–100cm wide. Their flowers are simple, five-petalled blooms that are pollinated by

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Colour Your World

  Colour Your World The complete feel, look and style of a garden can change dramatically for each season of the year by adding seasonal colour. Get creative in your garden by designing eye-catching combinations and adding fragrant blooms to enjoy the impact of colour all year round. Here are some colour and scent principles:

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What to do in the Veggie Garden

The shortest day has now passed by and it is the perfect time to sow onion seed or plant seedlings. Choose a sunny well drained position which has been generously limed. If sowing onions from seed ensure good viable, fresh seed is used and not old seed from the previous year. Add a little washed

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How to grow Alliums

The Allium group of plants include about 800 species. There are only a few that are known as edible crops and these have been grown for centuries to add flavour and goodness to food. The main Alliums that we are familiar with are onions, garlic, leeks, and spring onions and chives. When to Plant Most

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