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Vertical gardens – think laterally to garden vertically

It might take a stretch of the mind to imagine a vertical garden – most of our gardens are laid out almost definitely in the horizontal. We don’t always have to do it that way, however; vertical gardens are gaining in popularity and there are innovative ideas for simple and practical designs available from a variety of sources.   A vertical garden is just that – a garden on the vertical plane. Sometimes it’s mesh across a wall, allowing plants to Read More...
No-dig gardening raised garden bed

No Dig gardens – anywhere and everywhere

Anywhere and everywhere – that’s the motto of a no-dig garden. Do you have rocky, clay or sandy soil unsuitable for a veggie garden? Build a no-dig garden on top of it and feed your family delicious home-grown veggies. Want to make a garden on your back lawn? Don’t bother with the effort of digging it up – instead, build a no-dig garden. No-dig gardens became well-known in Australia after Esther Deans published her book Growing without Digging in 1977. Read More...

Warm up to Spring

Preparation and planting It’s time to think about what to plant for Spring – throw on a hat, pull on some gloves and join us in the garden while we plan for the new season! Together we can prepare our veggie gardens for strong, healthy, abundant plants over the warmer months. First, the soil – clear the patch of any rotting fruits, plants and weeds and test the soil pH level (see our article ‘Are you aware of your soil health Read More...

Birdies Garden Beds feature on ABC gardening Australia.

Our beds recently took centre stage in an report on community veggie gardening in the popular ABC ‘Gardening Australia’ program. Read More...

Birdies New Heritage Range of Garden Beds feature on ‘The Garden Gurus”

Birdies new range of heritage garden beds recently featured in the popular Channel Nine ‘The Garden Gurus’ program. Read More...

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