What makes my garden sustainable?

The vegetable garden is a flop, the drought tolerant plants turned up toes as soon as the summer rain came so I planted plants that like water, and…

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A School’s Sustainable Gardening Adventure

One way to teach children about sustainable gardening practices is by developing a community garden on school grounds. An example of this comes from…

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From Farm to Renting in the ‘Burbs

Megan Ambrus, one of SGA's subscribers has written this inspiring account of her gardening experience.  Thank you, Megan! Growing up on a farm we…

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Gardening Trends 2018-2019

Like many activities we engage in, gardening is subject to fashion and trends.  So what are the current directions?  Do they have anything…

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Penny Woodward and Sustainability

SGA chatted with notable organic gardener and author, Penny Woodward, asking her questions about her life and sustainability. What was Penny's life…

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A Return to Nature – Organic Design

In a previous article on Wellbeing Gardening I summarised the research regarding the strong links between health and well-being and nature, but more…

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Gardening the New Health App

At the combined 2018 SGA Annual General Meeting and the October meeting of SGA's Green Gardening Professionals, Paul West, well-known from the SBS TV…

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Josh Byrne – SGA Patron

SGA caught up recently with our patron, Josh Byrne, to hear how he became interested in sustainability, and what he’s up to with the team at Josh…

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The Benefits of Indoor Plants

On average, every Australian spends around 90% of their time indoors, be it at work, at home, at the shops or the local pub - a figure that is quite…

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A Pathway to Sustainable Gardening

There are many prompts that lead people into wanting to get into gardening and grow their own food.  One of SGA’s enthusiastic volunteers tells us of…

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