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What makes Root Pouch grow bags different from the rest?

What makes Root Pouch grow bags different from the rest?

In the confusing world of fabric grow bags, how does one select the brand that will provide the superior growing environment your plants, shrubs and trees should have? With a USFDA Food Safe credential, the only one of its kind in the world you can be sure that you are growing food and edibles safely. Meet Jim Averna President of the company and Ashley Fromm, Vice President who proudly stand by their product and tell us why.

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Growing Tomatoes In A Small Space

Growing Tomatoes in a Small Space

I have grown Tomatoes in containers on my Balcony and in previous homes for many years. Here is a list of some of the things I have found to be the most important aspects of growing Tomatoes in small spaces.

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An Easy Guide to Watering Indoor Plants

An Easy Guide to Watering Indoor Plants

Indoor plant care is often described as more challenging than their outdoor counterparts – this is due largely to the “artificial” environment these plants are brought in to that suit their human parents but often not them!  Read about the common reasons for failure to thrive and how easily to address these problems.

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What is Sustainable Urban Gardening?

What is Sustainable Urban Gardening?

Those who know my Balcony Garden will know that I adapt as many sustainable techniques as possible to maintain it. A few years ago I was struck with the fear that climate change would affect potable water supply, food and food systems.

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7 Winter Gardening Tips To Keep Your Garden Healthy

7 Winter Gardening Tips To Keep Your Garden Healthy

Winter is often considered to be a quiet time in the garden where the riotous colours of spring and summer give way to brown and deep shadows. Indeed for many plants, it is a dormant period and you can see this in the way trees and shrubs shed their leaves during the autumn because of reduced winter light levels. 

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Potting Up A Garden Basket

Potting up a Basket

Turn an old rattan basket into a pot planter It's so simple to do! Baskets can be found on Council garbage collection piles, Op Shops and often the dusty hidden storage areas of your home where a gift hamper basket might have been tossed.

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Grow Pineapples On Your Balcony

Grow Pineapples In A Small Space

Will I be sipping Pina Coladas in two years time?  Well, you know that I'm not averse to having a go at growing most anything up here on the balcony...Corn, Blueberries and Grapes have been successful...so why not Pineapples?

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Your Guide to Apartment Composting

Your Guide To Apartment Composting

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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