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.
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 […]
An introduction to the concept of permaculture, a beginners guide to getting started in permaculture and permaculture gardening and a list of resources for further reading.
Part Three on Gardening for Free – everything from dirt to pots to tools. Yes, it really is possible to garden for free, even I was surprised.
Part two of a three part series on gardening for free. In part one I looked at seed saving, part two describes ways of taking plant cuttings in order to have a beautiful garden without the cost.
Seed saving is not only vital for the continuation of biodiversity, it is a great way to create a garden for free. And if you do try your hand at seed saving, you won’t be alone. It is a popular hobby with many clubs to share, swap and learn.