Regenerative Gardening = Sustainable Gardening

Some people say that the place to be in gardening is no longer just in sustainability - it’s being regenerative. But isn't that where SGA been all…

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What makes my garden sustainable?

The vegetable garden is a flop, the drought tolerant plants turned up toes as soon as the summer rain came so I planted plants that like water, and…

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Extending Sustainability to Your Workplace

If you are an SGA reader your garden is probably quite sustainable, but what about your workplace? Whether you work in a large corporate…

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How to protect heritage biodiversity in your own garden

Heritage varieties taste so much better than supermarket-bought produce! Here’s a great combination in a very small package! And it doesn’t cost much…

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Richard’s Recipe for a Habitat Garden

Watch this space: habitat garden under construction ... Richard Rowe's ‘Recipe for a habitat garden’ is one of SGA’s most popular workshop topics.…

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Wildlife in a Tangle

An Australia-first law about fruit tree netting is proposed to protect wildlife.  See…

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Will SGA be lost to the North East Link (NEL) Freeway Land Grab?

Do you the want the SGA office to be engulfed by a road? Our office has been designated within the construction zone for this big freeway. We are…

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Greening Cities

Beautiful suburban gardens are disappearing as old houses are pulled down to make way for new large ones, dual occupancies or apartment blocks built…

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Non-invasive Alternatives to Weedy Plant Species

Weeds (invasive plant species) reduce biodiversity as well as having other have significant impacts such as loss of habitat, increased fire risk and…

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The Things People do . . . . . . . . . . to Trees!!!

Given the splendour and usefulness of trees in the urban environment, it is really amazing what otherwise sensible and apparently sane people do to…

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