Mealybugs

Hi, my name is: Mealybug Describe yourself: I'm about 4mm long, and I'm a real sweetie, covered in a lovely layer of white powder. Although I may…

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Winter Washing of Fruit Trees

Although it may look like there is not much happening with your fruit trees over winter, the microscopic world of fungi is making plans,…

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Virus or Variegation

A common error gardeners make is to assume that appearance of coloured areas on leaves is caused by natural variegation, fungal infection or nutrient…

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Aphids

Hi, my name is: Aphid Describe yourself: I'm a real softy, small in size (around 2 - 3mm), with a shiny, transparent green or yellow body! I…

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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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Return of the Weeds – Video

  So they’ve made it past your defences and past your bio-controls. They are running rampant threatening to take over. Fear not, help is at…

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Organic Pest Control

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How to Make a No Dig Garden

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Natural Soil Improvement

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Preventing Spread of the Queensland Fruit Fly

QFF depositing eggs in a tomato. Photo: J. Newman, M. Schultz Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) are tropical Queensland rain forest insects, that need the…

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Seaweed as Fertiliser Pt. 2

Seaweed products are valuable sources of fertility for garden soil.  Click on the image below for a video which is the second part of a Sustainable…

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Seaweed as Fertiliser Pt. 1

Seaweed is a valuable source of minerals which are necessary for plant growth.   Click on the image below for a video which is the first part of a…

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Feeding Your Plants

Gardening is a bit like life really... the more you know, the more you know you don’t know. It can be so full of hits and misses, trials and errors,…

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Green Manure

If you have a bit of space in your garden, growing green manures or cover crops is a great way to improve soil fertility and add organic matter to…

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