Are glyphosate products safe to use?

Unless you follow the news in detail you might not know about current debates regarding the weed killer, glyphosate, widely used in garden products…

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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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Reducing Weed Spread

"Garden plants are the biggest source of weeds in this country totalling 70% of Australia’s combined agricultural, noxious and natural ecosystem…

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Pesticides in Fruit and Vegetables

We are all aware that fruit and veggies produced commercially, unless they are certified organic, have been exposed to pesticides at some stage in…

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Why does SGA rate so few Weedicides as Low Environmental Impact?

Weeds seem to grow anywhere and everywhere. When they turn up in our gardens, competing for nutrients in soil and filling all available gaps, it is…

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SGA Footprint Flicks – Weeds: Not in my backyard

Prevent a triffid-style invasion of the worst kinds of weeds. Plants taking over your garden and worse, escaping into our natural areas to create…

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Noxious Weed – Hawthorn

Crataegus monogyna This noxious weed is prohibited entry into Western Australia and is regionally controlled in Victoria and South Australia where it…

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