Tips and hints and stories about tending and harvesting fresh herbs and vegetables

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holiday home garden

The best vegetables and herbs to grow at a holiday house

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Select and plant the following range of herbs and vegetables…
winter beef casserole recipe

Rich Winter Beef Casserole Recipe

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It's not quite winter yet, I know but I am getting back into…
lemons

How to keep the gardening urge alive when the weather is cold

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Winter can be a challenging season to keep the gardening…
Grow veggies at kindergarten

How to avoid the common mistakes made in kindergarten vegetable gardens

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Grow a productive kindergarten vegetable garden A recurring…
Seasonal baked chicken recipe with ginger

Seasonal baked chicken recipe with fresh ginger paste

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I leave summer produce in my garden for as long as possible…
Baked capsicum recipe

Healthy seasonal baked capsicum recipe

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Tomato and Herb Stuffed Capsicum   Autumn is a…
Baked capsicum dip

Baked capsicum dip with paprika and macadamia nuts

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Autumn is a great time to continue enjoying the last of the…
wooden planter box

How to choose containers for growing vegetables

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Select containers for vegetable growing success Choosing…
sugar mint foot scrub

An easy to make foot scrub for tired feet

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Soothing Sugar Mint Foot Scrub This recipe was inspired…
worm farm set up

Reduce waste in the family home with a worm farm

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A number of years ago when my eldest son was in kinder we…
autumn seeds

The autumn vegetables I'm growing in my backyard this year

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At this time of month, each month for the past few years,…
fresh tomatoes from the garden

How do I know what to plant after tomatoes

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Autumn vegetable garden preparation Succession planting can…
sugar free tomato sauce recipe

How to make a sweet sugar free tomato sauce

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Baked fresh tomato sauce recipe Our summer vegetable garden…
Insect shelter

How to grow a garden that encourages beneficial insects

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There is a growing trend in Australia to sources organic…
Green bean salad

Recipe for fresh green beans from the vegetable garden

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Blue Lake Beans are one of the certified organic beans in the…