Winter Gardening: Things to do!

What a cold and wet start to the beginning of winter it has been.... The rainfall has brought a lot of joy to many Melbourne gardeners, but the cold temperatures are always a lot harder to be happy about. However, after the recent bush fires in my local area the cool change has been a…

Japan Day 4: Lucky

It was a lucky day.  Mt.Fuji greeted us from behind the clouds as we awoke that morning. We sat taking in the view for a good 10 minutes before the clouds slowly created a veil over the face of the mountain.  We stopped by a sport clothing store to pick up a jacket as I…

Japan Day 3: The Road Trip

Can you picture a small SUV van with 6 foreigners and suitcases pilled in? We are all jammed packed but ready for the adventure to begin!

How to grow Mushrooms (Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYFBT4tpXlc&feature=youtu.be In this video I show you how to set up a mushroom growing kit. I also share a few tips and tricks to help your mushrooms germinate. HOW TO SET UP YOUR MUSHROOM KITS: Step one: Check to make sure the compost has a nice white frosting of mycelium. Open the bag of peat moss…

Let’s Garden Together: Vegetable Patch

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPpvYnhWL-0 Recently my vegetable garden has had a few unexpected visitors. They all appear to have had a great time as most of my winter veggies are completely gone! Join me as I clean the patch, pull a few weeds and re-mulch the raised gardens beds!     Until next time happy gardening! By…

PICARDY Gardens

  “A garden requires patient labour and attention. Plants do not grow merely to satisfy ambitions or to fulfil good intentions. They thrive because someone expended effort on them. ” Liberty Hyde Bailey Picardy Gardens is a hidden gem in the Gippsland region of Victoria. The gardens were created by Bryce and Marian Somes, who found the…

How to Make a Easter Basket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yir7WqRG2Ow With only a few sleeps until the Easter Bunny arrives, I thought I better start decorating! In this video I show you how to make a Easter basket, these look great placed around the house or used as a beautiful table centrepiece. The plants selected for this project are a mixture of low growing…