Sweet as a Nut: Grow Your Own Almond Tree

From marzipan, to candy, to the growing interest in almond “milk” products, people are devouring more almonds now than ever before. Here’s how to grow your own almond tree.

Is it possible to have a bush-fire resistant garden?

Your garden and fire.

Australia has always had fires. They come with the territory. The same can be said of parts of the USA and even Europe. But the intensity and frequency of those fires has accelerated in the past decade as climates become warmer and, more alarmingly, drier. Areas that historically have had low fire risks are now […]

How to Grow Your Own Microgreens Indoors

Ever wonder what are those small, green, and leafy vegetables added to dishes as we eat our meal in restaurants?  These small vegetables are what we call microgreens. Microgreens not only enhance the flavor and texture of our dishes, they are also nutritious and rich in antioxidants. Perfect to boost your immune system. You are […]

How to Create Your Own Wildlife Pond

You can create a watery sanctuary in your garden using little more than butyl rubber pond liner, gravel, sub-soil, and a selection of native plants. Here is how.