Lettuce gone bitter doesn’t mean you have to throw it in the compost bin. Instead, it can make a great alternative to cooked silverbeet or spinach. Here are some tips for minimising bitter lettuce and what to do with it if it does go bitter.
Who would have thought that neglecting your garden could be a good thing? Here’s one lazy gardening technique that is paying dividends.
Seedlings need a little extra care and attention than the rest of the garden. Use the permaculture zone principle to ensure your seedlings get the care and attention they need.
An easy, homemade watering jug, made from free, recycled containers and specifically designed for measuring, mixing and pouring your plant food.
Think you don’t have the room to make compost? Think again! Here’s a super cheap and easy DIY compost bin that is perfect for small spaces like small courtyards or balconies.
Five ways to incorporate Australian native foods into your diet, starting with the easiest (buying products that include native ingredients) and working your way up to foraging for your own.
While much of Australia is moving towards winter, here in Queensland we are beginning a new planting season. The tropical rains are just about over and with them goes the flash flooding, humidity and mouldy conditions that aren’t conducive to growing healthy vegetables. When it comes to gardening, I’m very much a novice – not […]