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Every gorgeous garden starts with the seed of an idea (or maybe a sprinkling of them). We want to keep the inspiration coming, so we’re constantly adding new blogs to our content hub. Have a browse below – and if there are any topics you'd like us to look into for you, just get in touch.


An Introduction to Edible Flowers

An Introduction to Edible Flowers

Edible flowers. A topic people often brush-off as confusing, weird, too advanced or... just for the 'flower children of the 60s'. But nothing could be further from the truth, in fact, if you dabble in a bit of urban gardening, chances are you probably are already growing some. Most herbs and vegetables produce edible flowers at some point in their growth cycle. For the most part, the other varieties of edible flowers "grow like weeds" and provide a range of benefits to the average urban garden such as promoting plant growth, improving the taste of fruit, and attracting or repelling insects.

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Indoor Plants and Low Light

Indoor Plants and Low Light

I love to keep indoor plants.  They make me feel happy and relaxed.  I keep them beside the TV and sofa, in the kitchen, bathroom, and in the office at work... everywhere.  I love the colour, shapes and texture plants bring to my home, but aesthetics aside, when it comes to the benefits of filling your space with greenery, these are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Mould is Growing on My Soil!?

Mould is Growing on My Soil!?

Fungus is extremely common in some potting mix blends where a high amount of bark/wood chip is present. The Fungus will feed on this and other decaying organic matter.

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I Have Tiny Flying Insects Around My Plants!?

I Have Tiny Flying Insects Around My Plants!?

Fungus Gnats are tiny flying insects that are common in houseplants and seriously annoying to have around.  While harmless to people, they are destructive to your plants and can reach plague proportions if not addressed.

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Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 4 of 4)

Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 4 of 4)

What is the best kept secret in container gardening?  The experts know how to promote faster, more vigorous growth, and significantly reduce the chance of pests and diseases... ssssh... it all comes down to healthy soil.

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Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 3 of 4)

Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 3 of 4)

What is the best kept secret in container gardening?  The experts know how to promote faster, more vigorous growth, and significantly reduce the chance of pests and diseases... ssssh... it all comes down to healthy soil.

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Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 2 of 4)

Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 2 of 4)

What is the best kept secret in container gardening?  The experts know how to promote faster, more vigorous growth, and significantly reduce the chance of pests and diseases... ssssh... it all comes down to healthy soil.

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Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 1 of 4)

Soil Health for Container Gardens (Part 1 of 4)

What is the best kept secret in container gardening?  The experts know how to promote faster, more vigorous growth, and significantly reduce the chance of pests and diseases... ssssh... it all comes down to healthy soil.

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Indira Naidoo - The Edible Balcony

Indira Naidoo - The Edible Balcony

Indira Naidoo is no stranger to the spotlight. She has been a familiar face delivering news and current affairs on Australian television for years. After developing an interest in sustainability working with the UN and Al Gore, the Sydneysider found a new green outlet to use to engage with her audience.

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It's Time to Top Up

It's Time to Top Up

The Glowpear Urban Garden comes with a convenient water level indicator that rises and falls in tandem with the water reservoir. When the water reservoir is full the water level indicator will sit upright revealing the green walls of the indicator. Conversely, when you see the indicator lowering to become flush with the top surface, the water reservoir is low so it’s time to add water.

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