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Composting in Small Space Gardens

There are lots of good reasons to compost. Save money, save resources, improve your soil and reduce your impact on the environment. Regardless of your reasons, composting is a win/win scenario. Good for you and good for the environment. 

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Waterpot Olla maintenance in Autumn and Winter

Waterpot Olla maintenance in Autumn and Winter

Your Waterpot Olla will last for years, with a little attention. During times when the container or garden bed are being renewed it is an easy and simple task to clean them in readiness for re-planting in soil or storing away.

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Urban food growing movement gains traction!

Urban food growing movement gains traction!

As fears of coronavirus intensify, Australian supermarket shelves have been stripped of dry goods – but it’s gardeners who are best prepared. The urban food growing movement is, at last, demonstrating itself to be a solution to the possibility of food shortages.

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Time to grow an urban victory garden

Time to Grow an urban Victory Garden!

Let us hearken back to a time when frugality and a sense of serving the common good saved communities. I refer to the period during the world wars when “Victory Gardens” (also known as “war gardens” or “food gardens for defence”) were established in private homes and parks in Australia and other countries involved in the wars.

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How can a Waterpot Olla help you in the Big Wet and Dry ?

How can a Waterpot Olla help you in the Big Wet and Dry ?

Rain, hail or shine Waterpot Ollas have an amazing way of naturally regulating your garden’s hydration level. If the soil is dry, water will seep out into the surrounding area. 

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Pee Power in your Garden

Pee Power in your Garden

Fresh urine is an excellent source of plant nutrients. All the basics are there nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium and trace elements. Being liquid, Urine is easily absorbed through the root systems. Not only that, it's free and in constant supply! Here's a little information on pee power."

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Mulch - not just a pretty dress!

Mulch - not just a pretty dress!

Mulch has long been an essential element for healthy soil growth. It plays a large role in creating a sustainable ecosystem, and it’s fairly simple to see why. Mulch does a tremendous amount of work in the garden and in orchards. 

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The Balcony Meadow - B&B Highway Rest-Stop

The Balcony Meadow - B&B Highway Rest-Stop

Join us on our journey to help save bees as we create 'The Meadow' a bee haven that includes "bee hotels" and flowers to provide pollen and nectar for our little buzzy warriors. 

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