Sustainable Garden Edging

Photo by Ferelise and Alan Bonollo Why bother with garden edging? Why not just let plants grow up to the edges of lawn (if you have it) or of paths?…

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Sustainability of Horizontal Garden Surfaces

In order to walk around your garden, or to have open spaces for table and chairs, you might be seeking to install a surface that is firm, attractive…

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A Productive Townhouse Garden

Would you think it is possible to grow 23 different fruiting trees and shrubs, have chickens and bees in a townhouse garden on a standard dual…

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Dedication to Productivity and Recycling

The first in SGA's series of Sustainable Open Gardens and Tours, Zofia's garden in Mt. Waverley, is an examplar of productivity and aesthetics with…

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Upcycled Containers for the Garden

If you like avoiding waste, being practical and saving money, then upcycling is for you. With a little imagination and a keen eye you can make…

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Garden Edging from Recycled Material

Not all of us have half a metre of topsoil in our backyards – unfortunately. So to get a decent depth for plants, especially veggies, to grow, we are…

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Diverting Rubbish from Landfill: Recycled Treasures

“My garden is chock-a-block with rescued plants, rescued pots & garden furniture, mirrors, birdcages, wheelbarrows, barrel hoops, ladders and…

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Recycling in the Garden for Art or Function

Our recycling photo competition has produced an inspiring collection of ideas for giving old materials a second life in the garden! For some…

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Upcycling In Your Garden!

We are all seeking new ways to reduce our impact on the environment, particularly in and around our own homes. Well look no further, this is one way…

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