The 3 Tips To Saving Water At Home

The 3 Tips To Saving Water At Home

Water: there's plenty of it, right? Actually, no. Fresh water is in extremely limited supply around the world, which is why we've all heard about places where people are thirsty and food production is difficult. But water shortages and droughts are something we also know a lot about here in Australia. And as we all know too, water costs us a con...
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Is Soil Really Soil?

Is Soil Really Soil?

When you are planting a garden, how can you be sure the soil you are using is good for your plants? When can you be sure the soil is really soil? For soil to be beneficial for your garden, it needs to provide your plants with the nutrients they need to grow. Good, clean and rich soil can create a thriving garden. However, use contaminated soil t...
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5 Produce Pests And How To Beat Them

5 Produce Pests And How To Beat Them

It can be tempting to want to spray chemicals all over your garden to try and rid it of pests. But there are some natural solutions to eliminate produce pests, and the methods might surprise you. Slugs Slugs don’t look pretty and they don’t make your garden attractive with the holes they make in your leaves. But there is a simple solution to g...
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When Is The Best Season To Plant?

When is the best season to plant seeds to ensure you get the best results in your garden? To answer this question, it really comes down to what it is you plan on growing. So we’ve divided up the seasons to let you know when is the best time of year to plant a range of different fruits and vegetables. Summer In the summertime, rain is scarce, s...
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Grow Your Own Organic Produce

Having an organic produce patch in your back garden is a great way to ditch the chemicals and have a sustainable food source a few steps from your front door. It’s a rewarding feeling to be able to cook fresh produce you’ve grown in your own garden, and with the Vegepod, there’s no reason why you can’t. Organic vegetables are a wonderful way to ...
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Keeping Pests out of your Veggie Patch the Natural Way

Keeping Pests out of your Veggie Patch the Natural Way

In the past, all farming was organic. But all farmers had the same problem – pests. Over the years some pretty inventive methods were used to keep the creepy crawlies at bay, but the invention of chemical insecticides pushed all of that aside. But with chemical-free growing back in the spotlight, those old organic techniques are being brushed of...
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From Pod to Plate: Growing Your Dinner With Garden Vegetables

From Pod to Plate: Growing Your Dinner With Garden Vegetables

Organic vegetables and locally sourced produce are two of the hottest food trends around right now, promoting a more environmentally sustainable and responsible way of growing and consuming food. To get your hands on vegetables grown and sourced in this way, you usually have to make a trip to your local supermarket or greengrocer. But, by using ...
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Teaching Kids about Sustainable Living with the Vegepod

Growing your own food is one of the best ways to create a more sustainable way of living and encourage a healthier lifestyle. Instead of driving to the shops to buy vegetables grown hundreds of kilometres away, by raising your own chemical free crops, you can just walk to the garden and back. And by having organic food growing in the heart of yo...
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