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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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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Growing Little Learners – The Benefits of Gardening with Children

We sometimes think of gardening as an adult activity, and sometimes especially for older people This can get reinforced when we give in to our…

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Some SGA people

Who are the people who bring Cuttings and web articles to you? And keep our office, website and social media going? We are largely volunteers who are…

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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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Green Thumb

Do you have a "green thumb" or aspire to one?  Do you think that people who have a "green thumb" have just been born that way?  Jane Ryrie, a keen…

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Decorative and Productive

This garden is for the soul as well as the stomach - a delight to all the senses. Visually gorgeous in any season, with spectacular camellias in…

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Heart in Garden

Nicla Byrnes writes: Gardening is more than soil and productivity. It is frequently much more profound - intersecting with personal experiences,…

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An Eclectic Family Garden

This garden has evolved for just over 12 years since the owners, Mim and Paul, moved in. They run a landscape design and construction business, and…

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Leanne’s Permaculture Garden

Leanne’s garden, based on permaculture principles, was one of those opened recently in our Open Gardens and Tours program. She describes it as being…

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