• Sustainability September

    Sustainability September

    • Aug 31, 2021
    • by LiveLighter

    Our Sustainability September Challenge encourages you to reduce, reuse, and recycle. We share our top tips and tricks to reduce your food waste and become more environmentally friendly.

  • harvest

    What to grow?

    • Aug 17, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    What a big decision! Here are some of the things to take into account when deciding what to grow.

  • propagating

    Propagation: how to get MORE plants!

    • Aug 14, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    Plant propagation is how you make new plants. Some vegetables can be grown from seed or pre-started seedlings and others can be grown from cuttings. See our tips and tricks!

  • kitchen scraps

    Composting at home

    • Aug 10, 2020
    • by Shenae Norris

    Composting is easy and regardless of space, anyone can home compost. Even with a small yard, you will be able to follow these steps on a smaller scale to create free compost that will nourish your gardens, save your scraps from landfill and see you never reaching for replace that store- bought fertiliser again.

  • soil

    Soils ain't soils

    • Aug 03, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    Plants need three things: water, sun and soil. Most West Australian soil is low in nutrients and some even repels water. Rich soil full of organic matter and worms will give your plants everything they need to grow, retain moisture better, and help fight infection and insect attack.

  • digging

    Garden placement and design

    • Jul 28, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    The beauty of the home vegetable garden is that it can just as easily be a research project or an art project. Here’s some things to take into account when you’re designing your vegie patch.

  • family gardening

    Green thumbs for everyone

    • Jul 23, 2020
    • by Bruce Beamish

    Thinking of trying your hand at gardening? We’ve got a series of blogs to get you started, covering everything from construction and design, soil, propagation and choosing what to grow. Good luck on your home gardening adventure!