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    DOES MY GARDEN HATE ME?

    I’ve done me some research and I’ve decided: If you can’t beat ‘em, smother ‘em.

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR (MICRO)CLIMATES

    There are great benefits to recognising the distinct character of different areas within your space.

    PLANNING FOR THE SUMMER HARVEST

    Back in the garden, my hands now warm and my head filling with ideas for the months to come, the morning doesn’t feel so cold and the space is full of potential.

    PANIC GLOBAL, PLANT LOCAL – A GUIDE TO INDIGENOUS PLANTING IN THE WESTERN SUBURBS

    Check out this list of ‘plant local’ resources, they’ll put you on the right track.

    BE LIKE A TREE

    By doing as nature does, we can emulate what happens on the forest floor.

    GARDENING IS THE SOCIAL GLUE NEEDED FOR HAPPY HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

    Ostensibly a gardening club, in reality a chance to go to the Yarraville Bowlo for a few beers every now and then.

    THE PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY

    Sustainability is the buzzword for our future lifestyle but making the transition can be confusing … @AliCManns shares a step-by-step guide to sustainability that everyone can follow …

    SOILS AIN’T SOILS – BREAKING UP WITH CLAY

    Struggling with the clay soil we’ve been blessed with in the western suburbs? Can’t get anything to grow? @JohnWeldon - our new regular green thumb - provides a step-by-step guide to making better dirt.

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