Enhancing observation skills in your organic garden
Enhancing observation skills in your organic garden

10 November 2016
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How to create a green thumb in your vegetable garden

When I first became passionate about vegetable gardening many years ago, the concept of a "green thumb" fascinated and f

30 November 2016
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Vegetable garden water saving tips

Vegetable garden water saving is critical at dry times of the year. Its so easy to waste water but with a number consist

13 January 2017
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Making compost from a compost bin in 2 months – made simple

Making compost is an essential part of an organic gardener's yearly activity.There are many ways to make compost and thi

20 January 2017
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Green manure crops – growing tips for your organic garden

Green manure crops are grown specifically for soil health in your organic garden, rather than grown to eat. This may see

27 January 2017
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Planting vegetable seeds – open pollinated, hybrid or GMO?

  Planting vegetable seeds using open pollinated, hybrid or GMO seeds is an important question for food gardeners.

3 February 2017
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Vegetable seedlings – tips on how to plant

Vegetable seedlings are the starting point for a healthy and productive organic garden, once you have your garden l

17 February 2017
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Nematode control in your organic garden

Nematode control is a common challenge of organic gardeners. There are a large variety of nematodes that are helpful for

24 February 2017
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Harvesting herbs with the Rose Blossom Children

Harvesting herbs from your organic garden is always a joy. We have a mixture of herbs to harvest giving us the delights

3 March 2017
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Organic garden build – Key design principles for a thriving food garden

Organic garden build is a process that is dependent on many factors and for DIY organic gardeners, its very easy to get

10 March 2017
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Climate change adaptation in the vegetable garden

Climate change adaptation is being forced upon food gardeners and farmers that grow in the open air. One could become ne

28 March 2017
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Controlling weeds organically in your vegetable garden

Controlling weeds organically is a concept that could transform a massively destructive herbicide industry. The “war o

30 March 2017
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Managing excess moisture in the vegetable garden

Managing excess moisture in the vegetable garden will be on the minds of most vegetable gardeners in eastern Australia n

17 April 2017
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Managing soil ph levels in your organic garden

Managing soil ph levels in your vegetable garden can make a big contribution to its success. There are a number of ways

25 April 2017
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Organic garden design – Case study in urban agriculture

Organic garden design and build is always an interesting challenge. There are so many factors to consider with any organ

5 May 2017
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Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden – essential for any organic garden

Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden helps control insects, adds beauty and is a tasty and healthy

25 May 2017
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Low cost vegetable garden from your lawn – design tips

Low cost vegetable garden created from your lawn, if you have grass, is the easiest and most cost effective way to get s

23 June 2017
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Managing fruit trees with biodynamic methods in your organic orchard

Managing fruit trees is a task most backyard gardeners and hobby farmers take on. It can be very rewarding and it is als

3 August 2017
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Managing NPK in your organic garden or farm with living processes

Managing NPK is an obsession of industrialised agriculture which started over 100 years ago. This focus works with compl

16 August 2017
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Using planetary impacts in your organic vegetable garden and urban farm

Using planetary impacts is a method of widening the system you work with to create greater productivity in your food gro

8 September 2017
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Spring experience in a sub tropical climate vegetable garden

Spring experience in a sub tropical organic garden is quite a unique one compared to more temperate climates. There is s

22 September 2017
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Four fold nature of the organic garden and urban farm

Four fold nature is a very helpful conceptual framework for looking at the make up of your organic garden or urban farm

30 November 2017
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Keeping backyard chickens in your vegetable garden space

Keeping backyard chickens around your food gardens is an important part of widening the living system that supports your

15 March 2018
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Farm individuality – new concepts of individuality for urban food growers

Farm individuality is an important principle in biodynamic food growing. Individuality can also be applied in urban food

15 October 2019
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Self sufficiency from your vegetable and herb garden

Self sufficiency is a common question I get when people see my vegetable garden. They ask, do I need to buy any vegetabl

6 December 2019
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Urban farm plot at 12 months – high yields

Urban farm plot at 12 months has produced great results. I want to share the outcomes and reflections with you after it

19 February 2020
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Enhancing observation skills in your organic garden

Enhancing observation skills in your food growing spaces has a powerful effect on how productive and healthy your patch