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Rocket

Rocket grows like a rocket!  It is so fast that only two weeks after planting, the leaves will be ready to pick for salads and sandwiches.  It’s definitely worth growing in the vegie patch...

Growing seedlings with soil blocks

Alison of Whitehorse Urban Harvest shares her experiences with Soil Blocks – these allow seedlings roots to be pruned by the air and allow plants to quickly re-establish after transplanting thanks to minimal root disturbance

Tulsi ­- Holy Basil

Tulsi presents the promotion of optimum health physically, emotionally and spiritually, with additional environmental benefits thrown in too! Have a read and discover some ways in which this plant may benefit your garden and life.

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time

So can we make the suburbs edible again? Permablitz networks around the country are showing that we can, one backyard at a time. The Permablitz concept combines physical outcomes with social outcomes.

Permablitz #184 – Northcote

A sunny winter’s day spent blitzing the gnome: with grub eating, archaeological digs, earth beats and gardening galore! Orchard planting, swale digging, bee hotel construction, hot composting and more fun than you can poke a stick at

Companion Planting Chart

Most of us have heard of the benefits of companion planting, but some may not know what companion planting means and how its principles can be applied within the garden. In short: companion planting involves grouping garden...

Free rocks to giveaway!

Got a project that needs some rocks? Like a pond or maybe a bit of landscape action? Worry not – we’ve got you covered. (We’ve even got cool things to DO with rocks!)

Permablitz #183 – Clayton

The weather gods gifted us with a beautifully sunny winter day that allowed the troops to get into action bright eyed and full of smiles, concluding with my favourite thing of all, PLANTING! And a group photo of course!