Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

Tend to your garden and enjoy the backyard during autumn

An ideal time of year for both planting and lawn care, autumn brings a welcome temperature drop and much-needed injection of moisture following summer. The sun begins to recede and the days shorten, but the soil remains warm, providing optimal conditions to get plants in the ground, rejuvenate the garden and enjoy the outdoors with family.

Horticulturalist and Northcote Pottery brand ambassador, Melissa King shares her tips for bringing your garden … Read the full post »

Top 8 Vegetables to Plant in Spring

1. Carrot
It’s hard to imagine an Aussie veggie garden without carrots, and if your thumb isn’t as green as you’d like the good news is they’re easy to grow from seed. Soft soil without hard lumps or stones is best to avoid weird-shaped carrots. Pick baby carrots at around 10 weeks and leave the rest in the ground to harvest as needed.

2. Lettuce
Lettuce is a cool … Read the full post »