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Celebrating 3 Years Of Impressive Pods
June 13, 2017

Since we first began our social media following in 2014, the Vegepod social media team (aka Simon) has been reposting pods…

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The Benefits of Worm Juice
May 26, 2017

By now you’ve probably heard of ‘worm juice’ or ‘worm tea’. But in case you’ve never heard of it, worm juice…

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Winter Growth Tips
May 23, 2017

You might think winter is a pretty dead time of year for growing vegetables. Well, you’d be right. Nah, just kidding!…

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Growth Tips for Beginner Gardeners
April 20, 2017

You can grow virtually anything in a Vegepod. From small seasonal and perennial herbs to large rooty veggies such as carrots,…

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A Raised Vegetable Patch on a Balcony?!
April 7, 2017

For a long time, if you lived in an apartment, it meant you had to sacrifice a garden patch for a…

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The Cost Efficiency Of Container Gardening
March 20, 2017

As kids, we’re taught ‘eat carrots to see in the dark’ and ‘spinach will give you muscles’. However, as adults, it…

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The Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening
March 13, 2017

The science is in. Horticultural therapy is proven to reduce stress and pain, alleviate depression and increase focus. Gardening helps people…

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What to Grow in Autumn
February 27, 2017

You might think vegetables can only be grown in spring or summer. However, autumn, although a bit trickier, is a great…

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What to Do if your Soil Has Lead Contamination
February 16, 2017

In a study performed just this year, it was shockingly found that 40% of 203 sampled Sydney homes contained lead in…

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Pain Points for Urban Gardeners
January 27, 2017

Trying to grow edible plants in urban environments can be overwhelming. In this article, we go over common pain points of the…

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Sustainable Growing With Plastic Pods
January 12, 2017

A lot of people who buy our Vegepods ask us about our polypropylene plastic, eco-climate covers and containers.  Are they necessary? …

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Raised Beds Versus In-Ground Gardening
December 6, 2016

‘Saves my aching knees’. This was the immediate answer from one person who was recently asked by one of our Vegepod…

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Jamie Durie Joins Vegepod
December 6, 2016

He’s been the face of horticulture on Australian television for years and now, in his next big move, he’s endorsed the…

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Jamie’s Mission: Bringing Good Nutrition Into Every Aussie Home
November 25, 2016

We’re stoked to announce the joining of forces with Jamie Durie. Vegepod and Jamie are determined to bring homegrown veggies and…

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How To Grow Tomatoes
November 17, 2016

Picking fresh tomatoes from your garden to add to a homemade salad is a wonderful feeling. There’s nothing quite as fresh…

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How To Start A Container Garden
November 14, 2016

If you don’t have much space in your backyard – or if you have a paved courtyard – a container garden…

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The 3 Keys To Saving Water At Home
November 8, 2016

Water: there’s plenty of it, right? Actually, no. Fresh water is in extremely limited supply around the world, which is why…

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Is Soil Really Soil?
October 25, 2016

When you are planting a garden, how can you be sure the soil you are using is good for your plants?…

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When Is The Best Season To Plant?
October 25, 2016

When is the best season to plant seeds to ensure you get the best results in your garden? To answer this…

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Grow Your Own Organic Produce
October 25, 2016

Having an organic produce patch in your back garden is a great way to ditch the chemicals and have a sustainable…

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5 Produce Pests And How To Beat Them
October 25, 2016

It can be tempting to want to spray chemicals all over your garden to try and rid it of pests. But…

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From Pod to Plate: Growing your Dinner
February 16, 2016

Organic vegetables and locally sourced produce are two of the hottest food trends around right now, promoting a more environmentally sustainable…

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Keeping Pests out of your Veggie Patch the Natural Way
February 16, 2016

In the past, all farming was organic. But all farmers had the same problem – pests. Over the years some pretty…

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Teaching Kids about Sustainable Living with the Vegepod
February 16, 2016

Growing your own food is one of the best ways to create a more sustainable way of living and encourage a…

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The Different Soils that can Affect how you Grow your Plants and Vegetables
February 16, 2016

There are many different types of soils out there, and these can vastly affect the growth of your plants and vegetables….

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