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Sustainable Gardening

The essence of a successful low maintenance garden.
This is a series of articles on the basics of growing garden plants without suffering the ignominy of them dying on you.
Growing a sustainable garden isn’t too hard once you get a bit of a feel for what plants need and how those needs might vary.
A few other general musings might also find their way in.

Shade in summer - sun in winter

Energy Wise Garden Design

During these winter months in Melbourne, you like to get every bit of sunlight you can coming into the house.  If you have rooms with windows facing north, you’d be getting those nice warming rays coming through at a low angle for most of the daylight hours.  This helps warm the home, reducing the need

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Sustainable Garden

What is a Sustainable Garden?

A sustainable garden is simply a garden that will grow easily without excessive maintenance or added resources. This is just a sensible approach of not being wasteful. It also avoids those disheartening plant deaths. A sustainable garden will give you a healthy and attractive landscape. It will also contribute to a healthier local and global environment. One of

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