Gardens

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Lead In Your Garden Soil

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live.

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Gardening with soul

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Sister Loyola’s insights into life, gardening, history and religion are artfully woven through this film.

Plastic bottle planters

Make your own: plastic bottle planters

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Don’t throw that OJ bottle in the recycling bin, instead turn it into one of these cute-as-pie friendly wall planters.

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The great soil nourishers

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Heard the words 'green manure' floating around every time winter rolls around, but not sure what it is or how to use it in the garden? We explore their use as an essential cornerstone in a sustainable vegie patch.

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Bright succulents

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Ideal for low-maintenance landscaping, hanging baskets, patios, pots and even indoors, cacti and succulents can add no-fuss colour to your garden so you can save the water for the vegie patch.

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Crawling critters

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

In our fight against vegie garden pests, it’s essential to know which are beneficial and which are detrimental. Here’s your guide to the good guys and the bad guys.

DIY-planters

DIY tin planters

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Give new life to one of the most common items in the recycling bin, the tin can, with these pastel painted planters.

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How to: make a bug box

Monday, 13 August 2012

True garden lovers know that not all insects are bad, and in fact many bugs eat the plant killers. Here’s an easy way to build a snug home to attract beneficial insects to your garden.

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Garden tips this autumn

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Seven jobs to keep the Aussie autumn garden in tip-top shape.

From Seed to Plate

Monday, 19 March 2012

Green Villages is about coming together as a community and creating a more sustainable city. From Seed to Plate follows Mum & Bub as they discover how to grow food in small spaces. Learn more at http://www.greenvillages.com.au

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