Mallow can be found almost anywhere in Melbourne, and is a highly nutritious edible weed. Get into it!
Category: Hero of the Month
Azolla Pinnata, Red Azolla, Water Fern, Duckweed or whatever you want to call it is a fern-like native that has been eaten by Aborigines of Australia for millenia, and is only now finding popularity...
Lettuce is an annual plant, most often grown as a leaf vegetable, and is most often used for salads – yum!
With fruit that tastes like vanilla custard mixed with creamy banana and peaches, you’ll be wanting this in your yard!
The murnong has a flower shaped like a dandelion, and beneath its innocuous, grass-like leaves lies a delicious, sweet yam.
Carob trees can live for over 100 years, grow to 15m and produce a trunk girth of up to 3.5m. You can plant them wherever an olive tree will grow, and their pods are delicious as a chocolate substitute.
Salvias are easy grow and provide colour in the garden throughout the year, and are a true hero to local pollinator species and biodiversity in your garden.
Autumn has arrived and it’s finally mushroom season! At this time of year every walk in the forest is like a treasure hunt. You never know what beautiful, rare or even tasty treat might be hiding behind the next tree.
As well as being an attractive addition to the garden, Herb Robert is a supreme therapeutic herb. It is one of the most beneficial herbs that we can use regularly as an enhancer of the immune system.
A hero in the garden, a hero in the kitchen and a hero in the medicine cabinet! Oregano really is an all ‘round hero herb!