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If living without plastic was easy, we’d all do it!

If living without plastic was easy, we’d all do it!

Living a Low Plastic Life If living without plastic was easy, we'd all be doing it!  Most of us are aware at a rational level that plastic has significant negative impacts on the environment. But plastic is so widespread in our lives today it seems impossible to...

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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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Growing Water Lotus

Growing Water Lotus

Growing Water Lotus The Water Lotus is a beautiful flowering plant that grows totally submerged in water. The flowers come in a range of colours from pure white, through to yellows, pinks and reds. And I warn you, they are addictive! I have a beautiful lotus, that has...

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Importance of soil preparation

Importance of soil preparation

Why is soil preparation important? I have recently pondered the question of whether people realise how important soil preparation is? What raised this question is that I have been watching a new garden being established in the neighbourhood. And it made me realise...

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Winter Gardening Tips for Australia

Winter Gardening Tips for Australia

Winter Gardening Tips for Australia Did you know that winter doesn't really start on the first of June? It actually starts around the winter solstice nearer to 22 June, if you look at sun and moon cycles. When I raised this with my sister, she didn't really agree that...

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