How to harvest Seeds

It is often said that the Australian summer is hot and dry. This summer has lived up to that and more. We have experienced countless hot summer days with temperatures soaring over 40 degrees, only a week ago we experienced 42-45 degrees for 3 days in a row. Unfortunately the garden has felt the heat…

How to plant a Blueberry in a pot

Recently I partnered up with Plantnet to create a video showing you how to plant a blueberry in a pot correctly. Blueberry Burst is a dwarf, (1.2m Hight X 70cm Wide), compact growing variety and is ideal to be grown in a pot for its entire lifetime. In this video I show you what you…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

In response to the weekly photo challenge, Collage by The Daily Post, I have selected some of my favourite moments from the last 6 months! Until next time happy gardening! By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs ©BMHPhotographyTheGardener’sNotebook2017

Growing Vegetables in Winter

    The poor vegetable patch has been neglected since the big move, so I spent the whole weekend cleaning the raised garden-beds. Last seasons vegetables were pulled out to make room for the new seedlings. I pulled all the weeds out and dug a few bags of compost into each of the raised garden…

Wordless Wednesday – Country Vibes

Nature’s Pic of the Week. Until next time happy gardening! By Bonnie-Marie Hibbs ©BMHPhotographyTheGardener’sNotebook2017

Hidden Gems

Have you ever gone to local farmers markets? Or, have you ever decided to try something new and then realise how much you end up loving it? These experiences, places and even items are what I like to describe as hidden gems. I ask you, what have you discovered that surprised you? For myself... I…

Big Harvest

When purchasing nut trees usually they are a long term investment. In most circumstances nut trees can take up to 5-7 years to produce their first set of nuts. Two years ago during the bare-root season, winter, we planted our first walnut tree knowing it could be many years before we get a harvest. But to our surprise we discovered…