Category Archives: Gardening for Beginners

The Top 6 Flowers for Aussie Summers

Top 6 Flowers for Aussie Summers

In the Australian summer, we need bright, bold flowers that can take the harsh conditions. However, choosing the right flowering plants for your garden and pots can be tricky. Fret not! We take the guesswork out of the picture with our suggestions for the top summer flowers to grow in Australia. Calibrachoa These blooms are […]

How to Care for Your Container Garden?

How to Care for Your Container Garden

Caring for your container-grown plants is not different from caring for those grown in the garden bed. However, container plants do need extra care. When you want your planters to look their best at all times, follow these tips. Water Frequently As potting soil dries quicker than garden soil, container-grown trees and shrubs must be […]

Top Flowers to Grow This Winter in Australia

Most gardeners in Australia spend three freezing winter months pruning the unwieldy canopies of trees and plants, clearing away dead leaves, and harvesting autumn blooms. Nevertheless, if you consider yourself to be a passionate gardener, you’ll find many flowering plants that thrive during the harsh winter months. Regardless of whether you live in Sydney, Melbourne, […]

Six Benefits of Gardening with Kids

Kids love to be involved in projects around the house, and it usually doesn’t take long to reap the rewards that gardening with your kids can bring to the whole family.  There are many reasons to involve children in gardening tasks, and here are just a few ways that home gardening will benefit not only […]

Drying Herbs – A Simple Guide

drying herbs

Summer has just been and gone. If you enjoy using herbs to flavour your dishes all year round, here are some ideas to make the most of your herb garden while it’s flourishing through the warmer months, to keep the enjoyment lasting through the colder months when growth slows and sometimes stops. Herbs respond really […]

Companion Planting

companion planting

Companion Planting When planning out your edible garden, taking the time to consider plant compatibility can make a huge difference to your garden’s success.  Companion planting is all about maximizing the outcome of your garden by carefully selecting plants that grow well together.  With a little research, it’s easy to get amazing results. What are […]

10 Garden Tools Every Gardener Should Have

A basic set of tools is important to make gardening tasks such as seeding, weeding and fertilising, easier, and the results faster and more satisfactory. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned gardener, these are the top 10 gardening tools you must have in your gardening toolkit. Gloves This is perhaps the most important […]

Spring Gardening Tips in Melbourne, Australia

spring gardening melbourne

Spring is here and this is the right time to plan your patch of green. The season is one of the most exciting times for gardeners for you can plant almost anything. Whether you love growing flowers, veggies, ornamental shrubs and climbers or just want to renew your lawn, this is the best time of […]

How to Grow Carrots

how to grow carrots

Carrots are one of the easiest veggies you can grow in your kitchen garden. With the right garden tools, you can easily grow carrots and enjoy them fresh from the soil. The taste is much better than the packaged variety and gives you immense satisfaction too if you love gardening. The Sowing Season Carrot seeds […]

Top 7 Easy to Grow Fruit Plants and Trees to Grow for Beginners

fruit trees

Gardening is an extremely rewarding hobby. Not only do you get to grow your own fruits and veggies, you are in constant touch with nature. It is extremely stress-relieving, makes you feel happy and gives a tremendous sense of satisfaction when you see your efforts bearing fruit. It keeps you healthy and active. What’s more, […]