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How To Create Balcony Gardens

How To Create Balcony Gardens Written by Toni Salter, The Veggie Lady Growing your own produce doesn’t have to be limited to rural homesteaders. You can quite easily grow herbs and vegetables even on a balcony or courtyard, but there are a few keys to getting it right.  The number of people living in cities is now greater than those…

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5 Fruit Trees You Need For The Home Garden

5 Fruit Trees You Need For The Home Garden

5 Fruit Trees You Need For The Home Garden Written by Toni Salter, The Veggie Lady Most of us don’t live on acreage so we don’t have the luxury of setting up an organic fruit orchard to grow our own fruit trees. On the plus side, that means also not having the full-time work that goes along with tending a…

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Growing Our Own Food

Growing Our Own Food Written by Liz O’Dwyer From One Humble Capsicum Plant … Aside from needing to eat to fuel our bodies, eating is right up there as one of my all-time fave things to do.  Our world is alive with a plethora of cuisines available to us, that one can never tire of eating. The sense of accomplishment…

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How To Create Green Garden Walls

How To Create Green Garden Walls at Home

How To Create Green Garden Walls Written by Annabelle Drew One of the first things I do when I undertake a back garden make-over or design a new landscape for my clients is to plan for hiding the boundaries. Suburban timber paling or metal fences box us in, surrounding us with man-made, often unattractive walls which limit the feeling of…

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Top Trees for Your Garden

Top Trees for Your Garden

Written by Annabelle Drew The best time to plant a tree was 60 years ago. The second-best time is today. A mature tree offers us so much in our gardens.  Trees add immeasurable value to our homes by: Visually enhancing our properties Providing shade and shelter from wind Providing air and a cleaner atmosphere Improving habitat for birds Improving the…

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Peace and harmony in your garden

Creating Peace & Harmony In Your Garden

Written by Annabelle Drew Peace is defined as the state of freedom from war or disturbance. While we are lucky to live without war in this country, we can all relate to the idea of disturbance in our lives and minds. To free ourselves from this turbulence, we need to exercise contemplation and understanding. But how to achieve this? We…

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Garden

Get Your Body into Gardening

Written by Annabelle Drew Did you know that gardening is a great tonic for your body? Those who are regular green-thumbs will intrinsically know this, but so many of us in this modern, busy world have not experienced the benefits of spending time working our green spaces. Garden Equals Nature Essentially, your garden is a patch of nature and there…

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Shaking Up Easter Traditions

Shaking Up Easter Traditions

Written by Sarah Milano Holiday traditions are part of what makes a holiday important to us. Going to an Easter service, eating a special meal and spending time with your family may be the basis of your yearly celebrations, but there is always room to create new Easter traditions. In this day and age, it is as important as ever…

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Happy Mum

Happy Mum: The True Source of Family Wealth

Written by Nikki Cox Wealth in life can be defined in many ways, and can look very different to every person. By one definition, wealth is having “a plentiful supply of a particular desirable thing”, and what is desirable to each and every one of us is based on our values in life. My grandmother always said that she was…

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Dirt Rich

Dirt Rich

TIps and tricks for all gardeners and would be gardeners, about growing the perfect produce with limited space and resources.

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