Posts Tagged ‘balcony garden’

7 Tips for a Water Efficient Garden

As we head into summer here in the southern hemisphere our poor gardens get dried out from the harsh sun and if we’re not careful our plants get rather sad looking. However unfortunately water is something we have to use carefully here in Australia (and much of the world), so I’m here to help with my top tips for a water efficient garden.

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Spring Planting Guide

The longer days and additional sunshine that heralds the start of Spring makes it a perfect time to get back out amongst our gardens (or continue gardening if Winter didn’t put you off!) and get planting! Spring is a wonderful time to grow all kinds of delicious veggies and herbs, so I’m here to get you started with a guide to Spring planting!

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January Balcony Gardening Update

Another month has gone by so I thought it was time to share the successes and failures of my urban gardening adventures, so here we go, my January balcony gardening update! This month I thought I’d also share with you all a few of the books I have been consulting regularly to help me cultivate even the slightest of green thumbs!

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Balcony Gardening: Freestanding Vertical Garden Edition

It’s been a while since my last Balcony Garden post and there have been some successes (so much lettuce and coriander!) and some failures (not sure what happened to my oregano!) along the way. Now that Spring has arrived it was time to get serious with some new plants & some TLC for those that remain, as well as a new addition to my balcony garden – a freestanding vertical garden*!

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