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

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planting success in garden beds

Why is the area a vegetable is planted important?

What is the key to growing with success in a vegetable garden?…
freshly harvested broccoli

How to grow and harvest fresh broccoli this winter

Grow Broccoli Growing broccoli at home is a highlight of…
holiday home garden

The best vegetables and herbs to grow at a holiday house

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

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

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

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

Baked capsicum dip with paprika and macadamia nuts

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

How to choose containers for growing vegetables

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…
seedlings

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

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…