Gardening for the Senses

“All the world's problems can be solved in a garden” Geoff Lawton, permaculturalist. A few months back, we posted an article on how an aspect of…

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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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The value of trees in urban areas

It is a great pity that so many of our citizens think of our parks, gardens, streetscapes and urban landscapes only in terms of their aesthetics.…

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Wellbeing Gardening – Gardening for the Body, Mind & Spirit

   “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more”    -  John Burroughs (1837-1921),…

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My Gardening Therapy

I have experienced bouts of depression and anxiety since I was a teenager. Having lived in apartments and rental houses and growing things in pots…

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Pesticide Use

Ontario says NO to Pesticides Ahhh pesticides, a controversial subject at the best of times. Over beers with mates (bearing in mind we are ALL plant…

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