Welcome Blog

Welcome to our Gardening Blog. Working with nature is surely one of the most wonderful things that we can do. I hope you’ll find these pages useful perhaps sparking thoughts of people who have inspired you. Sharing gardening experiences and our love of gardening reminds us that we never stop…

Inspirational Gardeners

Sharing experiences with significant people in our lives shape who we are and develop our lifelong interests. My Mother who is an enthusiastic and talented gardener from Cowra N.S.W shares her passion for gardening with me regularly. It’s a real joy to find out what’s happening in her garden and…

Container Gardening

Container grown plants in pots, tubs and hanging baskets overflowing with flowers can certainly add appeal to our gardens. In addition to growing flowers a wide variety of vegetables and herbs can be grown in pots and conveniently placed by the kitchen door for harvesting. Seaweed extract or weed tea…

Spring into Herbs

Perhaps you’ve experienced that fantastic feeling of satisfaction while growing and using your own herbs. I love walking out into the garden to pick fragrant rosemary for my favourite dish of roasted potatoes, rosemary, garlic and sprinkled salt. Whether planting from seeds or cuttings, getting your herb garden set up…

Easy-care House-plants

Naturally plants do not live in houses, however many people and myself included, enjoy bringing nature indoors to enhance their environment. What follows is the responsibility of ideal watering and best positioning. The concept of easy-care House-plants happens when we think about where plants naturally live. So our clue to…

Winter in the garden

Winter presents endless possibilities for enjoyment in the garden. We all feel the cool nights and perhaps frosty mornings in our Burnett gardens, closely followed by warm and pleasant days. These are perfect for growing winter vegetables and herbs. Silverbeet and spinach, quick growing Asian greens, kale, spicy rocket as…