PH is tested on a scale of zero to fourteen, with zero being very acidic and fourteen being very alkaline. Most plants grow best in soil with a fairly neutral PH, between six and seven.
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When working with your garden is important to determine whether you have drainage problems or not – you don’t want to find yourself flooded, or with plants that have rotting feet!
In order to get the best out of your garden, it is important to learn as much as you can about your soil. It is after all the medium you will be growing all...
If you live in Melbourne, it is still possible to grow a range of tropical and subtropical fruit varieties. The key to success is creating the right microclimate in your garden
Here are a Permablitz Host’s tips to make it easy for you to provide good, hearty food for hungry vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and carnivorous workers!
The art of espalier is becoming increasingly popular, especially for smaller gardens as it enables you to maximise your space. Learn how to set up the structure for it here!
Wicking beds are well-known as a water-efficient way to grow your plants. Our backyard is one-third concrete, and as such wicking beds and wicking pots have been the best ways for us to grow in...
A truly cost-effective way to get new plants from the ones you already have is to propagate from cuttings. Here’s some simple tips to help you do it!
This is a very large raised garden bed so it took at least 3 years to have soil that could be planted in. You can speed the process up a lot by wetting, mixing and covering the heap with leaves, soil or grass clippings.
The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a centre compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagne-style garden bed, with a small cut-in for easy access to the centre compost basket