Gardening Blog

Good Bugs in your garden #1

Following on from my interview at BayFM, I wanted to write a few posts on Good Bugs. So what do I mean by Good Bugs? Good bugs are those insects that prey upon bad bugs in your garden. Bad bugs include caterpillars, scale, aphids and mealybugs. There are plenty of...

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Recycling Single Use Plastics

Recycling Single Use Plastics

Many single use plastics come into our homes in disguise! Did you know that chip packets, lolly packets and even food sachets are actually made of plastic? They don't look like what we think plastic should look like. The chip packets look like aluminium foil. But they...

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Plastic Free Living: My Journey

Plastic Free Living: My Journey

I have signed up to Plastic Free July! I thought I would start my Plastic free living journey with some of my reasons for making the change. And one of the major reasons is the awful, tragic effect that plastic pollution is having on animals, especially in our oceans...

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Superfoods – Eating foods as nature intended?

Superfoods – Eating foods as nature intended?

I was planting up my vegetable garden the other day in time for winter. In Brisbane we grow a fabulous range of vegetables throughout winter. These include lettuce, bok choy, eggplants, tomatoes, kale and most leafy green vegetables. I was planting some more red...

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Sharing the love: Feeding our Native Birds

Sharing the love: Feeding our Native Birds

Feeding our Native Birds: Sharing the fruits of our labours Now before anyone goes into a frenzy about how it is not good to feed our native birds, I will start by saying this posts is not about leaving our "human" foods like breads or seeds for our native birds. It...

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