A Productive Townhouse Garden

Would you think it is possible to grow 23 different fruiting trees and shrubs, have chickens and bees in a townhouse garden on a standard dual…

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Farmers’ Markets

The first farmers’ market started in Victoria in 1998 in the Yarra Valley.  There are now at least 180 farmer's markets across Australia, around half…

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More Sharon’s garden plants

Sharon's garden in Thornbury was massed with a variety of plants.  Many visitors asked for their names.  Here are some of them. Parthenocissus…

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Guerilla Gardening with a Difference

The movement called “guerrilla gardening” has taken off around the world. It is usually gardening on an unused piece of public land to produce food…

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Conserving Indigenous Remnant Vegetation at Heide

“There is a growing and strong, but quite unscientific ‘feeling’ that the bush must be saved and I believe this feeling should be encouraged to the…

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Yackandandah Community Garden is blooming marvellous

Yackandandah is an historic country town tucked away in foothills of the Stanley State Forest in north east Victoria. It is a warm place with a…

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A New Life Through Gardening

Part of the pleasure of gardening comes in the sharing of plants, seeds, learning and experience with other gardeners. There are so many stories of…

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Vegetable Patch From Scratch: Part 3

Despite the few very hot days we experienced in Melbourne the vegetable garden survived. I used shade cloth during the day and by the evening the…

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A Queensland Patch

Professor Myles McGregor-Lowndes, Director of The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at Queensland University of Technology…

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Vegetable Patch From Scratch: Part 2

Chapter 2: Growing quickly It’s pretty impressive how quickly the vegetables are growing. The lettuces have almost filled up the bed they’re in. The…

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Vegetable Patch from Scratch

This is the first in a series of 3 contributed Mei Yin, when she was a novice vegie gardener, as she created her own productive patch and grew at…

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Sustainable Wicking Worm Bed

Progress Updated March 2013 When I built my first wicking worm bed 10 months ago, it was a test bed designed to gain experience with the process.  My…

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Grow Your Own – A Reader’s Story

As we Australians seem to get busier, there is a growing urgency for a chance to reverse the trend and STOP and take time to share with others around…

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The Importance of Heritage Fruit Trees

This post has been submitted by one of SGA's Cuttings readers. See the bottom of this post for info on how you too can contribute to our website. In…

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Hydroponic Gardening

This post has been submitted by one of SGA's Cuttings readers. See the bottom of this post for info on how you too can contribute to our website.…

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