Growing exceptional herbs

Growing exceptional herbs

Growing exceptional herbs In the late 1970s, herbs became fashionable in Australia and people (not only gardeners) planted extensive culinary herb gardens. They often planted herbs for medicinal use, insect repellance and dyeing, as well as fragrance. Herb nurseries...
How much sun do my vegies need?

How much sun do my vegies need?

How much sun do my vegies need? Expert gardeners often bandy around certain terms as though we will automatically know what they are talking about. But do we? When it comes to terms like full sun, partial sun, partial shade and full shade, what do these really mean?...
You CAN defeat Queensland Fruit Fly!

You CAN defeat Queensland Fruit Fly!

You CAN defeat Queensland Fruit Fly! Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) arrived in the northern areas of Banyule from the Yarra Valley, about 5 years ago and has spread suburb by suburb. If it hasn’t arrived in your area, expect it next season and take action or risk...
Lose the lawn – ditch mowing forever

Lose the lawn – ditch mowing forever

Lose the lawn – ditch mowing forever How natural is your nature strip? What role does your lawn play in reducing carbon in the atmosphere – the CO2 that wreaks havoc with the climate? Lawns and tidy nature strips can look attractive and appear part of the...