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5 Reasons To Plant Hops At Home

5 Reasons To Plant Hops At Home

Think only craft beer enthusiasts have a reason to plant hops at home? Think again! Much more than an essential component of beer, hops (Humulus lupulus) is a pretty perennial plant with many uses. Hops are actually a bine, and not a vine, as they don’t…

Designing a Fruit Tree Guild 

Designing a Fruit Tree Guild
Create a thriving and productive mini ecosystem that supports your fruit tree by designing a fruit tree guild – a permaculture technique in which a group of plants are chosen to complement and support a central plant. 

Making Newspaper Seedling Pots

Making Newspaper Seedling Pots

Making newspaper seedling pots is an inexpensive and sustainable way to raise your seedlings. Not only are you eliminating plastic from the process, but it’s better for your plants, too.  There are so many advantages to using paper seedling pots. In…

How To Make Weed Tea Fertiliser

How To Make Weed Tea Fertiliser

Turning your weeds into tea gets rid of them for good while producing an inexpensive and nutritious fertiliser for your garden.  Pulling weeds out of your garden is one thing, but disposing of them once out of the soil in…