A Sustainable Gardener’s Guide to Thrifty Gardening

Creating an eco-friendly and cost-effective garden involves more than just nurturing plants; it's about adopting a sustainable approach that…

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10 Green Resolutions for a Sustainable New Year

As we usher in the New Year, it's the perfect time to set resolutions that bring about positive change. This year, consider making a difference…

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Wildflower gardens – What’s the buzz about?

In the quest for sustainable and environmentally conscious practices, gardening enthusiasts and nature lovers alike are turning to a time-tested…

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Rooted Resolutions: Our Guide to Making a New Year’s Donation

Rolling into the New Year like a gardener stepping on a rake? Fear not! SGA is your trusty gardening companion, armed with the knowledge and…

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Thriving in the Heat: Managing Plant Heat Stress

As the mercury rises, your garden confronts the challenge of heat stress. Understanding how various plants respond to heat and employing appropriate…

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Garden Journaling – Slow down to tune in.

As we move through the year and our gardens evolve, there's something magical about documenting the journey. Garden journaling is an art that enables…

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The Importance of building soil health for a biodeverse, productive garden

Creating a thriving garden that not only sustains itself but also contributes to the broader ecosystem requires more than just sunlight and water.…

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A selection of hardy, water-wise Australian flowers

Cultivating Biodiversity: Wildflower Gardening

As we become increasingly aware of the importance of preserving our natural ecosystems, one simple and powerful way to make a positive impact is by…

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No Mow Lawn

Traditional lawns, often characterised by their lush, manicured appearance, have long been the norm in Australian landscaping. However, an exciting…

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Why Living Trees Suddenly Fall Down

It is quite common that in winter or after big storms we wonder why living trees suddenly fall down. In June 2021 in Victoria, savage storms swept…

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Weed Control

Several different approaches are needed for weed control since eradication is difficult and can be expensive. Preventing weeds from establishing and…

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Prevent Pests in Your Garden

If you can prevent pests in your garden you will save time, resources and money as well as helping your garden flourish. Effective pest control is…

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No Dig Veggie Gardens

On a recent trip to my local shopping centre (one of those monolithic structures so big it has its own postcode) I was shocked to discover that the…

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Pesticides most harmful to bees

Pesticide use is one of the factors which may be affecting bee populations worldwide. Since much of our food production depends on pollination by…

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VIDEO SNIPPET: Where have all the small birds gone?

Why are small birds on the decline? What can you do to attract them? This SGA Video Snippet takes a quick look at what factors contribute to a…

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