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Make some time to tiptoe through the tulips

Tulip Time

The Southern Highlands are ablaze with colour Sydney-siders it’s time to run for the hills. Get on the Hume Highway and travel for an hour or so and you’ll hit the town of Mittagong. The lovely people at the Information Centre there – on the left as you enter the ... Read More »

And the winner was….

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  Tucker Patch Event Co-Ordinator Denise Gilbert has shared these great photographs of the annual Scarecrow Competition held earlier this year – check out the event details here. Congrats to the creator of the ghoulish vampire – the winner of the competition. We’re looking forward to seeing what you come ... Read More »

Green Roofs & Walls at the Powerhouse Museum

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Hear about the City of Sydney’s plans for green roofs & walls – and learn how to make one The 2013 Sydney Design Festival is about to kick off and they’re putting on some great green-oriented design events and exhibitions. Come and see the future, as city farming goes vertical ... Read More »

Treat yourself – & the planet – to a day at the Sustainability Festival

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It’s all systems go for Melbourne’s Sustainability Festival The Sustainable Living Festival is set to kick off in Melbourne with vege swaps, sustainable garden tours and art exhibitions, setting the scene for three weeks jam-packed with events. The festival aims to  raise awareness of, and provide tools for sustainable change ... Read More »

Moon gardening in the tiny courtyard garden

Green Harvest Seeds

The tiny courtyard garden moves a step closer to keeping us in greens and we conduct a moon gardening experiment My slow-bolting greens project is progressing slowly but surely. The seeds (Lettuce, Ceylon Spinach and Nasturtiums – chosen for my small inner-city courtyard and their suitability for this tricky season ... Read More »

Slow bolting greens are just the ticket for Summer

Red Nasturtium

And so begins the Summer of slow bolting greens… I’ve been poring through the online lists of heirloom seeds on the hunt for some compact, slow bolting greens for my tiny inner-city courtyard. The tiny space is shared with the tiny clothesline which gets a lot of use, especially in ... Read More »

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