Terrific Turmeric

Terrific Turmeric

I love to use turmeric in the kitchen and, as it’s quite expensive to buy, I’d been trying to grow it for years, when a gardening friend shared her parents’ discovery. Turmeric and her close cousin Ginger are understorey plants and are seen flourishing in the shade in...
See our signs at the Melton Botanic Garden

See our signs at the Melton Botanic Garden

Recently Edible Eden was excited to visit the Melton Botanic Garden and see our donation of bushfood plant identification in action.  Edible Eden Design is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the Friends of Melton Botanic Gardens. John Bentley, president of the Friends...
Butterfly bother in the brassicas

Butterfly bother in the brassicas

So delicate and yet so destructive, the flutter of the white cabbage butterfly sends a chill down the spine of gardeners nurturing broccoli, cauliflower or Bok Choy in their vegetable patches. On a sunny morning, swarms of them can descend on a brassica patch, their...
Fantastic Feijoas

Fantastic Feijoas

Whether you’re a keen home food gardener or a permaculture fanatic, harvesting fresh fruit all year round at home is a holy grail. To achieve this, we need to look further field than the fruits we buy from our local stores. In a changing climate, we need to diversify...