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veggie patch

Perks of a veggie patch

Perks of veggie patch Imagine a bright sunny day & you are relaxing on hammock, enjoying fresh salad made with juicy tomatoes, cool cucumber & strawberries. Isn’t it a blissful feeling? It is, as you know that all those healthy, fresh fruits and vegetables are directly picked from your own veggie garden patch in your backyard. This sweetest dream of enjoying fresh vegetables and fruits can become a reality if you have your own veggie patch in your property. Whether you’ve Read More...

How to plant a veggie garden

How to plant Veggie gardens How soulful it feels when you eat a homegrown tomato? Isn’t it a pleasing feeling? It is, as planting a vegetable garden is like believing in tomorrow. One fine day, your hard efforts of feeding your garden will give you delicious vegetables in return. Everyone loves good food especially if it is grown in your own veggie garden. It’s the ultimate delightful feeling you get when you enjoy homegrown vegetables. Growing your own veggie garden is Read More...

Sweeten up your veggies with seaweed

If you’re looking for a great fertiliser and soil conditioner, turn your gaze towards seaweed and its benefits for your garden. It is one of the healthiest things you could put on your veggie patch, bringing back essential minerals to your soil, increasing yield and sweetening fruits. Seaweed thrives in the water due to minerals that have leached out of the land and into the ocean. Our ancient Australian soil lacks many of those vital nutrients. By putting seaweed onto Read More...

Green manure – the magician of the garden

Green manure – the magician of the garden Green manure puts on a magic show in the soil, but be patient – you won’t get to see the show until your patch’s next crop. Only then, you could watch in amazement as a seedling doubles its height overnight, or when flower buds keep popping out after you’re sure they were finished. This is because the green manure you planted in the previous season turned nitrogen from the air into plant 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...

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