No-Tox Plant Spray

As gardeners, we can waste so many hours on pests. The growing season is short enough without having to spend time dealing with uninvited guests. If you’re trying to get rid of unwanted pests that doesn’t involve harmful chemicals (linked to so many neurological,...

Homemade Aloe Vera Plant Fertiliser

Not the prettiest plant in garden, but boy, does aloe vera pack a punch! With over 75 active constituents, including amino acids, enzymes, minerals, vitamins, zinc, calcium, magnesium and more… aloe vera is a pretty amazing (free) fertiliser if you have it in...

4 Reasons We Grow Food

It is a goal of mine to grow as much as food as possible for my family and I’m often asked why I bother when carrots and potatoes are “so cheap”. There are four reasons for my food-growing obsession: Self-sufficiency Being less reliant on the supermarket is an...

A Garden Experiment: Preserving

Recently, I came across a challenge on Instagram that encouraged folks to find something in their garden each day of August that could be preserved. The challenge was best suited to Northern Hemisphere climates and end-of-summer produce but I loved the idea so thought...

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