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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Companion Planting in a Small Productive Urban Garden

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Nettles – Friend or Foe

The hairy, dark green, finely toothed leaves are a real sign of winter. Although it is regarded as a weed by many and needs to be prevented from…

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Chamomile – a pretty and useful herb

After hours working in the garden it’s great to sit back and relax with a cup of tea. It’s even better if you have grown the tea yourself. One of my…

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Dandelion – a Common Australian Garden Resident

In Australia, and probably many other parts of the world, the common dandelion is easily recognised by its bright yellow flowers and fluffy seed…

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Companion Planting

Once the realm of the hardcore, hippy, home gardener, companion planting is now an incredibly popular practice - from beginner gardeners right up to…

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Chives

Allium schoenoprasum Prized for the delightful onion or garlic flavour of their leaves, chives are a member of the onion family native to Europe,…

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Growing Herbs, Vegetables & Flowering Annuals from Seed

Growing from seed is fun and rewarding as well as being very cost effective. You can access a much broader variety of plants than those that are…

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Lemon Myrtle

Backhousia citriodora is commonly known as the Lemon Myrtle. This Australian native tree has an amazing citrus fragrance when the leaves are crushed…

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Marjoram and Oregano

Once prized for their antiseptic and medicinal properties, marjoram and oregano and now fairly common in Aussie kitchens and gardens and with good…

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