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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow For me, horseradish has been an important part of my life, in that my background is European and this simple little ingredient is very popular in many European cuisines, especially from where my family derives from. My childhood is filled with memories of many meals accompanied by either the traditional white or red horseradish condiment,…
How to get help in the garden from other members of the household.
Growing produce that is tasty and healthy for the whole family.
Practical ways to get the kids interested in the garden, that really work.
If you are new in the garden, here are some useful tips to help you get the most out of the experience.
Learn all about Sweet Potato, its origins, and uses, both now and throughout history.
Learn what this tasty little delight is best used for and how to use it.
Learn about rhubarb, its origins, uses and how to cook with it.
Gardening can be a form of therapy, that can heal the mind and body.
TIps and tricks for all gardeners and would be gardeners, about growing the perfect produce with limited space and resources.
Learn how to grow the perfect bean, and what are the options out there.
Everything you need to know about composting, what, where, how and why.
Learn all about Black Radish, its origins, and uses, both now and throughout history.
Looking at changing the environment through personal fitness.
Learn all about Asparagus, its origins, and uses, both now and throughout history.
Learn the how’s and how too’s of growing garlic in this article.
Learn all about Tomatillo, its origins, and uses, both now and throughout history.
Easy crafts using items found in the garden.
All you need to know about growing peas, and then what to do with them.