Author: Adrian O'Hagan

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

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.

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!)

Cape Gooseberry

Cape gooseberries have more antioxidants than goji berries, broccoli, apples or pomegranates, and contain twice the vitamin C of lemons. And they even come naturally packaged in their own paper-like wrapping!

Polyfaces winners announced

We recently had a great Guild Session with Isaebella Doherty of the Regrarians introducing the acclaimed Polyfaces film – and we had so much fun, we held a competition! All people had to do was...