Category Archives: SoilCare

10 July 2016 6:18am – Make Compost Not War

LOVE this! One of my favourite things is making better soil, and composting is one of the easiest ways of doing that. Not only does composting improve your soil naturally, it encourages soil critters to move in and turn the … Continue reading

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30 June 2016 8:50am – Plant Nutrient Deficiency Chart

Another great info-graphic on identifying plant nutrient deficiencies Plant Nutrient Deficiency Leaf Illustrations and Charts Reference Guide

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15 June 2016 12:27pm – Greening Ethiopia

Wow! Well done! Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again

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31 May 2016 6:28pm – Keyhole Garden With Composter

What a brilliant idea!

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25 May 2016 11:07am – Zone 1 Permaculture

This is a great little summary of permaculture in Zone 1, the vegie/herb patch, the most frequented and arguably the most productive of the zones. It doesn’t need a large space, or even good soil; it can be done in … Continue reading

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11 May 2016 6:05pm – Prairie vs Lawn

Although aimed at a US audience, this article has a lot of relevance over here too. Why prairies matter and lawns don’t

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27 April 2016 6:40am – Hugelkulture Forest

Interesting concept. Using Hugelkulture on a larger, forest scale.

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22 April 2016 2:18pm – Urban Food Street

Urban Food Street, in Buderim, is in the news! What I wouldn’t give to live in a place like this; it would be a dream come true. Anyone interested in starting our own? Food Street: Feeding off the kerbside and … Continue reading

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24 March 2016 1:59pm – The Great Decomposers: Fungi and Mould

Mycology is a fascinating topic. Most of the plants in the world rely on their partnerships with fungal species to obsorb nutrients and moisture, particularly in less-than-ideal conditions, including those most flamboyant members of the plant-world, orchids – a lot … Continue reading

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21 March 2016 9:09am – International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests Apparently it’s International Day of Forests! And I case you need to be reminded of why we need forests, here’s 21 reasons: 21 reasons why forests are important

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