Fun gardens to make with kids

There are many things we can do to encourage children to enjoy nature. Growing a garden is one of them. Making it fun is another. Choosing the right garden could be your secret weapon in getting the kids out in nature. Upcycling is the new buzz word. It’s the process of transforming by-products, waste materials,…

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Kids gardening – How to artcycle old pots

I love upcycling! It saves me money and I reduce the amount of things that go into the landfill.  I avoid excessive rubbish and essentially I won’t consume raw materials that are costing the earth. Waste “Did you know that Australia is the second highest producer of waste per person in the world at approximately…

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Vertical Pallet Gardens

I’ve seen plenty of vertical pallet gardens in coffee shops and I’ve always wanted to make my own. Pallets are usually readily available and are either free or cheap to buy. I picked mine up from a local agro/garden shop. They were free as they were a little broken. I have really enjoyed transforming pallets…

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Urban Potatoes Rock!

Now, there is something truly delicious about roasted potatoes with rosemary. It has to be one of my favourite baked dishes 🙂 So naturally I wanted to have the experience of growing my own organic potatoes. Unfortunately potatoes have gained a bit of a bad reputation due to the common habit of deep frying them.…

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Create an edible balcony with a container garden

Container gardening is not for the faint-hearted. It requires time and a little more patience but if you have a small space, it is the solution! When I became pregnant with my son I decided I wanted to live near the beach  so I could go enjoy beach walks. My apartment had a very small…

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