10 of the Best Edible Flowers

In this video are 10 of the best edible flowers I grow because they are not only my secret ingredient to make all food look magical but, are also great for attracting pollinators to your garden. If you want a thriving, abundant permaculture garden, it is so important to create diversity and attract beneficial insects…

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18 ways to become more self-sufficient

I wrote this post before the current restrictions of lockdown were in place for many people but hopefully, you can still find useful information and inspiration to get you started on your journey to a more self-sufficient lifestyle. There is no better time to start growing your own food than NOW. Creating your own food…

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How to keep plants alive in a heatwave

When I first started gardening here I remember googling " how to keep plants alive in a heatwave?" 😅 Welcome to Perth summer gardening! I have always struggled with how hot it gets here in Perth in summer. After 7 years here, the 40degree days don't get any easier! We have a large amount of…

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How to Hand Pollinate Zucchini

Are you growing Zucchini but the fruit seems to shrivel and die before being ready? If so, you may have a pollination issue. Hand pollinating Zucchini is super easy to do once you know how. Firstly, to hand pollinate Zucchini you need to know how to identify the male and female flowers. The best time…