Success with growing Chillies and Capsicums

28 January 2016

  Select a sunny position to grow your chillies or capsicums. If you are planting in a garden, ensure your soil is well drained and friable. If planting into a pot, use a premium potting mix. Add organic fertilizer to the soil and cultivate it through. Water well after planting, and then keep the soil […]

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Saving Water

28 January 2016

Low water users for colour in the garden Water smart gardens do not have to be deprived of colour and blooms. Prepare the soil prior to planting, with organic matter, such as compost and manures. The use of water storing products will also be an added bonus in retaining moisture during the dry months. Plants […]

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How to Grow Annuals

28 January 2016

What are annuals? Annuals are plants that live for one year or less. Just as your hairstyle, clothes, and car are expressions of your personality, so is your garden. The addition of annuals to your garden provide a splash of colour to bring energy and life. Annuals: Are easy to grow Give fast results Are […]

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Success with Growing Tomatoes

10 September 2015

A few simple guidelines for growing tomatoes easily: Select a sunny site for your tomato. If you are planting in a garden, ensure your soil is well drained and friable. If planting into a pot, use a premium potting mix. Add organic fertilizer to the soil and cultivate it through. Unless growing a dwarf variety, […]

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DIY colander planter

10 July 2014

This upcycled DIY planter made from an old colander can be used as a standing planter or a hanging basket. You can use this planter for flowers, herbs, fruit or vegetables! We used a Colour Your Life stock mix in our planter, which smells wonderful! 

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Lavender bath salts

6 May 2014

    Spoil mum this Mother's Day with some super simple handmade lavender bath salts. Not only are they relaxing, they are also good for your skin and smell delightful! 

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