Tag: Garden

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

Students Plant Greener Future In The City’s Heart

One Tree Per Child was founded by Olivia Newton-John and Jon Dee, the founders of Australia’s National Tree Day. During their time leading the annual campaign day more than 10 million native trees and shrubs were planted by the community across Aus...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

Students put healthy eating back on the table

It’s all part of a gardening program designed to educate children about the origins of their food, led singlehandedly by Junior Landcare Lockyer, Toowoomba and Somerset coordinator Greg Grimes. The “Healthy Eating, Healthy Children, Healthy Lifesty...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

How To Grow Strawberries

Your step-by-step guide to growing this delicious berry. GROWING Strawberries are a low ground-covering plant with dark green trifoliate leaves, which means that 3 leaflets are attached to each stem like a clover. They can be grown from the tropics...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

How To Grow Cucumbers

Cucumbers love plenty of food, water, sunshine and bees. Given all these ‘ingredients’, cucumbers will thrive and produce copious amounts of fruit. GROWING There are many varieties, from round to long (telegraph), to short (Lebanese). An interestin...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

How to choose the best type of mulch for your garden.

There are many benefits that come with mulching. A thick layer of mulch can reduce the evaporation rate of moisture in the soil by up to 70 per cent. It also helps to suppress weeds that compete with other plants for moisture and nutrients. Then, a...

House / Blog - 2 years ago

How To Grow Serious Backyard Veggies

Do you want to grow seriously great vegetables in your backyard? Are you finding that it’s a little harder than you thought to get your beloved seeds from their packets all the way to a super, plentiful harvest? Join Michael Hewins, Milkwood's favo...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

Eco-Friendly Fuel-Free Mowing service

When 19-year-old Jesse Wilson was unable to find work locally, he combined his passion for the environment with old-school elbow grease and launched the only eco-friendly fuel-free mowing service service in NSW. The resourceful teen has no need of...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

Horticulture Apprentice

Why Citywide? As one of the most diverse companies in Australia, Citywide has the projects that will motivate you, the people that will support you and the training to develop you. Citywide provides physical services in the areas of Civil Infrastru...

Food / Blog - 2 years ago

Conscious Life Festival

Don't miss the Sunshine Coast’s premiere Conscious Life Festival on Saturday, October 31st and Sunday 1st November 2015. www.consciouslifefestival.com.au The event promotes change and positive growth and our mission is to self empower & inspire...

Garden / Blog - 2 years ago

Garden Party - World Green Building Week

It’s time for our industry to come together and celebrate the year’s achievements at the Garden Party as part of World Green Building Week. This year, we'll revel in style with spectacular views over Sydney Harbour from Cruise Bar at Circular Quay....

Food / Blog - 2 years ago

Comprehending Justice in Food Justice

Wednesday 23 September 2015 5.00—6.30pmLevel 6 seminar room | Charles Perkins Centre | University of Sydney In recent years, we have seen an explosion in the number of community organisations that orient themselves around the production and distrib...