How to tell if your pumpkins are ready to harvest

How to tell if your pumpkins are ready to harvest

Some people will do anything to get out of mowing the lawn. This is what my friend’s husband did. Tired of mowing the lawn all through summer, my friend let the pumpkins take over instead. Have a look at these photos to see how it looked before and after...

Grow Garlic

Finding organic garlic can be difficult and expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. You can grow your own garlic easily with a bit of time and patience. Here’s how. Why grow garlic? Imported garlic bulbs (you know the ones, they’re bright white and sold for $2 kg)...

Backyard Beekeeping

Have you ever wondered if you could put a bee hive in your backyard but don’t know where to start or how to go about it? I wanted to put some bees in the garden for quite some time before I did. But look at me now. If you want to know how I did it … read...

Home Grown Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes are full of flavour Growing backyard tomatoes is one of the most rewarding things for the home gardener. The flavour just can’t be compared with any that you’ve bought at the shops. So much so, that you’ll never turn back to buying...
How To Transplant A Tree

How To Transplant A Tree

Sometimes you just get it wrong!!I’ve had my Lemon Verbena planted in front of my kitchen window for years but recently it’s become too big and started to block some of the light that I get through the window. I didn’t realise how tall it would get...