Top Tips for Thrifty Gardeners

Top Tips for Thrifty Gardeners

 Top tips for thrifty gardeners Food gardening can be expensive at times, especially if you’re always heading to the shops to buy seedlings or bagged compost. But there are lots of ways to food garden that don’t cost the earth. We’ve put together...
Lettuce grow lots of salad

Lettuce grow lots of salad

Unstable weather is bad news for most vegetables. As we head into yet another unusually wet and variable summer, we have good reasons to be wondering if we will be able to harvest some of our favourites, with less than perfect conditions. Lettuces are popular for...
Saltbush groundcovers

Saltbush groundcovers

Saltbush groundcovers – 2 handy plants for habitat and bushfood gardens Creeping and Nodding Saltbushes are two plants indigenous to Victoria that pop up around farms and bushland, self seeded by birds and small animals that eat the fruit. Both are valuable plants in...
Quirky Quandongs

Quirky Quandongs

Truly the best native fruiting plants of arid areas of Victoria, SA and NSW, the Quandong, or Native Peach, Santalum acuminatum, is rarely seen today. A small, slightly weeping tree, with narrow grey-green leaves, they are parasitic plants, so are not simple plants to...
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