• 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!

  • bullseye

    The best laid plans

    • Aug 12, 2020
    • by Gael Myers

    New years' resolutions are easier said than done! Check out our top tips for making a goal that sticks!

  • 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!

  • Kids play sport

    Hitting the sweet spot in kid’s sport

    • Jul 20, 2020
    • by Alex Dreyer

    As some of Australia starts to open back up again, children and parents alike are eagerly awaiting the return of junior sport. Organised sport is a great way to get the benefits of physical activity, however it can also be a setting that encourages the consumption of junk food. Let’s help our kids to understand that the road to sporting success is paved with healthy food, not hamburgers. Here are four ways to help your kids shoot for health when playing junior sport.

  • Alby exercising

    Alby’s fur-real tips for a healthy return to work

    • Jul 10, 2020
    • by Alby

    Hi, my name is Albert and I’m a victim of the COVID-19 pandemic WA recovery. My human went from being home like all the time to only being around on the weekends again. It’s been ruff.

  • Fruity ice cream

    Make your own: fruity ice-cream

    • Jun 29, 2020
    • by Abbie-Clare Vidler

    Making your own healthy ice-cream at home is a great way to make use of any fruit still sitting in your fruit bowl or hidden at the back of your freezer. And you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to whip up a tasty treat that will knock the socks off those expensive alternatives you find in the freezer aisle! Pair this delicious fruity ice-cream with one of our winter warmer desserts for a match made in heaven.

  • Lamb shanks

    6 slow cooker tips and tricks

    • Jun 19, 2020
    • by Alison McAleese

    The weather is cooling down. We’re going to the shops less (so we’re buying lots of long-lasting root vegies) and many of us are finding ourselves unusually at home in the middle of the day. What a perfect combination of reasons to get the slow-cooker out!