Bacteria

More than 200 different plant bacteria cause plant disease in Australia. However, there's also a host of bacteria that are beneficial to the plants…

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What Gardeners Can Do About Climate Change

Worried about climate change?  Gardeners are in a great position to do something about it - even if it is not a lot, every bit counts! We know that…

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Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden

Spent coffee grounds are increasingly recommended by professionals and gardeners as a sustainable way to improve your garden soil and provide…

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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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Carbon Emissions from Gardening

In a previous article we explored ways that gardeners can lock up carbon in the soil.  Although increasing soil carbon is important, it doesn’t…

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Compost, Worm and Weed Teas

If you are a gardener who tries to reduce your impacts on the natural environment, you will be using methods which avoid manufactured fertilisers,…

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Caring for Your Worm Farm – Video

  Parenting worms demands a certain amount of attention to their voracious vegan appetites. However they are rarely seen and constantly produce…

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Wheeley Good Green Waste Solutions – Video

    Ever felt like the third wheel? Now you know how the green bin feels. It’s here for good and not for evil, so treat it right and feed…

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All about Mulch – Video

Wrap your soil up in a blanket of mulch to conserve water use, add nutrients, suppress weeds and enhance habitat. But what to use where? Meander…

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DIY Composting Videos

  Composting food and garden waste is easy, but there are a few tricks. Episode 1 – Lord of the Bins (Part 1) Lord of the Bins is a…

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Can’t compost food waste? Try sharing it

Would you like to reduce your carbon footprint by decreasing food waste which accounts for 30% of all the resources used in farming i.e. water,…

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Should I Use Sphagnum or Peat Moss?

Have you ever been confused about what is in a garden product? Here’s a prime example! For many years, peat moss and sphagnum moss have been staple…

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How to Make a No Dig Garden

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Natural Soil Improvement

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Creating Compost

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