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Gardening

Growing your own herbs and vegetables is so rewarding and it doesn’t have to travel to get to your table. Find our latest tips and advice for an eco-friendly and edible garden.

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How to Grow Sprouts on your Kitchen Counter

You can grow sprouts on your kitchen counter all year round, it’s so easy and a fun project to help teach kids about growing food. Sprouts only take a few days before they ready and all you need are a few containers such as mason jars or a tray and the seeds of your choice.

Compostable Material

What is Compostable?

Composting is a great way of reducing waste in the home. It can be done in the garden or on a countertop bin such as this one in your apartment. There are so many indoor compost bins available that there really is no excuse. Either way it’s s great way to reduce waste and to save on buying compost for plants.

Growing Microgreens

How to Grow Microgreens

Microgreens include a variety of small edible greens, harvested less than one month after they have germinated. In essence, they are baby plants that have been sown densely with the aim to harvest the first set of true leaves. Microgreens are not sprouts, as you harvest them with scissors and don’t eat them root and all, they are just tiny nutrient-rich plants that have not been allowed to mature.

Bee friendly plants

All Year Round Bee Friendly Plants for Your Garden

It is widely reported that bee populations are in trouble. These beautiful humble little creatures are tormented by pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming and more. Given that we’ll struggle to produce food without these valuable pollinators it’s important to make sure that our gardens have plenty of bee friendly plants that support and nourish bees.

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