Carrots, big and (very) small

Being one of the 140 million ginger haired people in the world has graced me with nicknames like Ronald McDonald, Ginger Nut, Ranga and Carrot Top throughout my life. With the intention of hurting my feelings, not even the meanest kid in the playground could use food as a weapon - especially when its McDonalds', Ginger… Continue reading Carrots, big and (very) small

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What’s that white stuff on my Mint?

Ever since winter rolled around the corner, my window sill of herbs have been struggling. In summer the kitchen window is the perfect spot for my little herb garden. Its a sunny spot, not to hot and not to cold, allowing my edibles to gain their required time of Vitamin D. But recently that's all turned… Continue reading What’s that white stuff on my Mint?

Potatoes potatoes potatoes

Mashed, boiled, frilled or roasted potatoes are without a doubt one of my favourite vegetables. As May rolled around so did the abundance of Seed Potatoes in many of the garden nurseries and one Saturday I just couldn't say no anymore - and bought myself a pack. That was 6 weeks ago and boy have I… Continue reading Potatoes potatoes potatoes

Rad Radishes

My veggie patch is without a doubt my pride and joy. As the lettuce and garlic chives started to take off, I knew the soil was good, the location was excellent and therefore I had the perfect opportunity to grow whatever the heck I wanted. Amongst searching for some gloves on another perfect Brisbane Sunday… Continue reading Rad Radishes

Bringing the Outside In

I N D O O R     P L A N T S HOW TO USE & WHERE TO PLANT Indoor plants they're great for more reasons than one. But mainly they are aesthetically pleasing and have a number of great benefits for your physical and mental health. ⇒ They absorb sound. That enough… Continue reading Bringing the Outside In

How to keep busy on a rainy day

Nothing annoys my dad more than when it rains on his days off. Why? Because its his day off. And he has a plan. And now that plan has changed. Like me when these plans never actually fall through or something comes up its basically the end of the world, except with him he adds… Continue reading How to keep busy on a rainy day

Florals for the Full Sun

Australian sun is different than British sun. And British sun is different to American sun. And American sun is different to Swedish sun. And well you get the picture don't you? Yes, we all call Earth home. In which revolves around the one sun and the one moon. Two objects in which the 7.125 billion people… Continue reading Florals for the Full Sun

The 5 W’s of Fruit Trees

Everyone remembers doing the 5 W's and H in school. Right? Who. What. When. Where. Why & How. Here I am going to explain how to grow a range of fruit trees in your garden, and how to get them to be able to establish its roots and bear you as many fruits as it… Continue reading The 5 W’s of Fruit Trees

Need to know info about Succulents

My Succulents are dying. Succulents? Yes. Succulents. I joined the craze in having more indoor plants, specifically cute, small and hardy succulents to go into funky modern pots in which i had painted. Giving my newly themed bedroom a whole different atmosphere. This was the dream. And the dream has died (Insert sad emoticon). So lets… Continue reading Need to know info about Succulents

Herb or ‘Erb

Herb Gardens Hanging? Or in Pots? What about putting them straight into the ground? Herb Gardens or 'HG' have become the new fad. They are no longer just for your grandma to have along her kitchen window, or for the old Italian widow. But for young, old, rich and poor. Men and women alike have all come in search… Continue reading Herb or ‘Erb