Planting Your Vegepod for the First Time

Planting Your Vegepod for the First Time

We’ll keep this intro short and sweet because the text of this blog is what’s important. We’ve been getting feedback that you lot want some handy instructions for what to plant in the Vegepod and where. So below is a quick, general guide if you're a beginner at podding and need some advice on how to get started. Here Comes the Sun If you take no...
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What to Grow in Summer

What to Grow in Summer

This blog should actually be titled ‘what can’t you grow in summer?’. Summer is a time of abundance and November is the best month to prepare. The plants of late winter and early spring are ready to harvest and it’s time to think about planting heat loving vegetables that thrive in the long days of the harsh Australian summer. Here are some of o...
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Vegepod and National Nutrition Week

Vegepod and National Nutrition Week

From 15 - 21st October it’s National Nutrition Week, a 20-year tradition as part of Nutrition Australia’s healthy eating and awareness campaign. This year, the theme for NNW is ‘Try for 5’ an initiative the aims to encourage Australians to increase their veggie consumption to a recommended five serves/day. So we thought, what better way to promo...
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Ask Angus: How Do I Propagate Plants in my Vegepod?

Ask Angus: How Do I Propagate Plants in my Vegepod?

Firstly you might be wondering what on Earth propagation means. Well, there are many different technical definitions but the easiest way to think of propagating is to think ‘planting’. When you cut off the stem of a neighbours plant and take it back to your house to grow, you’re propagating. It’s the act of creating new plants from seeds, cuttin...
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Ask Angus: What Growing Mix Should I Use For My Raised Garden Bed?

Ask Angus: What Growing Mix Should I Use For My Raised Garden Bed?

There are many options when it comes to a growing mix that will work in your Vegepod. Depending on the resources available to you, your budget and the amount of time you have, you can either make up your own mix or use a ready-made alternative such as bagged potting mix. If you want to keep it really simple, we recommend using a top-of-the-range...
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Ask Angus: The Many Uses of Vegepod's Winter Shade House Cover

Ask Angus: The Many Uses of Vegepod's Winter Shade House Cover

If you visit the ‘shop’ page of Vegepod’s site you might see small, medium and large Vegepods being offered with an accompanying ‘shade house cover’ (aka a hot house cover or greenhouse cover). It’s a PVC non-permeable greenhouse cover that can either sheath atop the regular eco-climate Vegepod or replace the regular canopy for a completely clea...
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