Green Roofs

Green roofs are rooftops equipped to grow gardens. This innovative infrastructure offers an excellent prospect for inner city gardening. Like any…

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Why Sustainable Gardening?

Some people might ask why SGA talks about sustainable gardening rather than just gardening. The fact is that horticulture in the hands of home…

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A Return to Nature – Organic Design

Just over a year ago we featured an article on Wellbeing Gardening that I highly recommend reading as a precursor to this article. It summarised the…

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Insect Hotels

Supporting Biodiversity?  or just Garden Art? Ever wondered where all those bugs go in the winter or when it rains? They don’t pack their bags and…

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Bee Alert and Bee Very Alarmed!

Some good news from the European Union this week where a two year restriction on the use of neonicotinoid chemicals, the world’s most used…

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Worms and Worm Farms

So, most of us have had a pet of some sort over the course of our lives, our pets bring us joy, love, laughter, and good times. But imagine owning…

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Lizards

Generally when we think of backyard habitat, we think of beautiful birds and butterflies, fantastic frogs, persistent possums and a host of other…

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Importance of Biodiversity

As sustainable gardeners, we can lead by example with plantings and design lay-outs supporting biodiversity. Some general rules of thumb are to opt…

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Bees & their role in your garden

EUROBEEAN and SKIPBEES... who’s who in the hive? Without honey bees, many of our crops don’t produce, or they produce very poorly. Honey bees…

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Indigenous Plants

What is an indigenous plant? Indigenous plants are not only native to Australia, but they are plants that occur naturally in your local area. Your…

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