August In Your Patch

Days are getting longer, but not yet much warmer.  Plants sense the changes in day length so, in temperate regions they are waking up, but further…

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June in Your Patch

Ok, it’s official, winter is upon us. And while it may seem easier to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and a good book, it is the perfect time…

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May In Your Patch

  While the southern parts of Australia have donned winter pyjamas and flannelette sheets, the northern states are still revelling in warm, and…

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April In Your Patch

The perfect month for chocolate lovers and practical jokers alike, April is also a top time to get into the patch! There is a little bit of rain…

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February In Your Patch

As your summer crop is having a little bit of a last hoorah, it’s time to start preparing your garden for autumn planting. This month's newsletter…

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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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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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December In Your Patch

Life really start ramping up festive wise at this time of year, and things are certainly starting to bear fruit in your patch, its December!…

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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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