vegetable garden

Companion Planting

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Companion planting is great for attracting beneficial insects that feed on pests in the garden, to balance nature out. Flowers are also a great addition for the same reason, as well as bringing bees to help propagate your vegetables. When planted near or next to each other certain fruit and vegetables love each other and […]

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Kitchen Garden

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The kitchen garden is such an inspiring concept! Growing your own produce for your table – creating your own simple, fresh, ingredients that are packed with flavour and nutrients. Over time, urban living has meant that we’ve grown removed from the production of the food we eat. The kitchen garden is a simple step to […]

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Growing Potatoes

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Potatoes, I love ’em! And I love to grow them too! Did you know you can get potato plants from the potatoes you eat?! The thing is, you have to cut out their eyes! Ewwwww! Actually, it’s not so bad. Potato eyes are the indents on the skin where the potato forms small growths that […]

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The Sisters – Kitchen Garden Cafe – Sorrento Dining

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The Sisters Kitchen Garden Cafe

One of my favourite places to stop at on a weekend away in Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula is cute little cafe The Sisters – Kitchen Garden Cafe. Sitting amongst their self sufficient vegie garden of large crates filled with vegetables and vine-covered walls is like sitting in a kind of courtyard oasis – relaxed, […]

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A Little Mantra From The Vegie Patch / Planter Box

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It’s become a little secret mantra of mine to make sure I eat something home-grown everyday. Some herbs, vegetables, fruit, even edible flowers. By making this part of my everyday living I’m eating more healthy nutritious foods from the little morsels of my garden. So much positive energy and love has been poured into my […]

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