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Searles® Garden News: Ecofend™ Organic Pest Control Range

Searles Ecofend is a certified organic pest control product

Great News! Ecofend™ is now an Australian Organic Registered Garden Product range which will enable you to have organic solutions for garden pests.   Ecofend™ Vegetable & Garden Insect & Mite Spray is a safe and effective soap based spray to use on vegetables, fruit trees, pot plants and ornamentals in the garden. This product works in the same ways as an insecticide ... Read More »

How to Grow Camellias

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Camellias are adored by home gardeners for the sheer beauty of their blooms and foliage. Given the right conditions, camellias are long-living and very easy care. Here are some growing tips to get your started! Soil preparation Before planting camellias, it’s important to prepare soils well with plenty of composted organic matter. Good drainage is also vital. If your soil ... Read More »

Dietitian & Nutritionist – Deb Blakley

Deb Blakley #dietitian #nutritionist #childhealth #childreneating #nomorefussyeaters #aboutthegarden.com

Introducing the Brisbane Dietitian, Nutritionist and mum, Deb Blakley who is passionate about kids learning to love good food from birth and beyond. I believe in the right of every person to EAT HAPPY I believe that every child is capable of growing up to be a competent and confident eater, no matter what the nutrition challenge is. I delight ... Read More »

How to Grow Adorable Daylilies

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Few plants are more beautiful and rewarding to grow than daylilies (Hemerocallis). Their graceful form, sumptuous petals, long flowering habit, pest and disease resistance, ability to grow in sun or semi-shade (they flower best with at least 6 hours of sun), and their tolerance of neglect are just some of their good points. When daylilies are massed in the landscape ... Read More »

How to Grow Sunpatiens®

How to grow sunpatiens #ballaustralia #flower #ilovemygarden #garden www.aboutthegarden.com.au

SunPatiens® offer unrivalled three-season flower power as the first impatien to thrive in FULL SUN plus withstand heat, humidity, rain and shade! These remarkable plants represent a breeding breakthrough and are a cross between a wild Impatien species and a New Guinea Impatien. Delivering continuous colour from spring through to Autumn, SunPatiens are unaffected by downy mildew and less prone ... Read More »

How to Grow Beetroot

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  Beetroot is great to have on hand and is so easy to grow, you’ll only wish you’d planted some sooner…  How to plant Beetroot is best sown as seed, although if transplanted carefully, seedlings will also develop well. Where to plant Beetroot will grow best in a loose, fairly sandy soil. They are not fussy however, and will also grow well in ... Read More »

Recipe Spicy Vegetarian Potato Curry

Spicy potato curry Recipe #vegetarian #garden #recipe #aboutthegarden

As the weather cools and we head into the wintery months, there’s nothing like little spicy comfort food. Try this vegetarian dish using your homegrown potato! Ingredients 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbs grated fresh ginger 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric ... Read More »

Easy as! Strawberry Planter

Easy As planting up a strawberry planter #instructions #aboutthegarden

Don’t let having a limited space hold you back from trying your hand at home grown strawberries. Strawberries are great container growers, you can plant your crop in pots, hang in baskets, potting mix bags or even this specially designed strawberry planter bag! These strawberry bag planters are ideal for those with balcony or courtyard gardens, as they are light ... Read More »

How to Grow Potato – The Super Tuber

How to grow potato the super tuber

The potato originated in the Andes Mountains where it was cultivated by Pre-Columbian Indians. It was taken to Spain by the Conquistadors, but because of its association with poisonous plants (it is a member of the nightshade family) the potato didn’t come to prominence in Europe until introduced into Ireland in the 17th century. Being so nutritious and easily grown in poor soil, ... Read More »

Loved by Brisbane Kids

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If your a Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) local or planning a holiday to this gorgeous city with children, then this website is AMAZING. Brisbane Kids is the one-stop Brisbane website for events, activities and things-to-do, perfect for parents, guardians and grandparents alike. Here is what Ngaire, owner of Brisbane Kids has to say: It all comes down to family and LOVE and MEMORIES ... Read More »