A guide to companion planting
Nature has its own advice for gardening, and while the rules are not always hard and fast, experimenting with a few of them could help your garden flourish, relatively pest and disease-freeRead more
Protect Your Plants from Sap-Sucking Aphids
Aphids are commonly found on new buds, and new leaves where the soft new growth is easier for them to get their hypodermic-like proboscis into, and they can reach the sap 🐜 read all about how you can tackle them in your garden below 👇Read more
Looking to add some beautiful colour to your garden this summer? Why not try Cosmos! Great for container and landscape planting and probably one of the most spectacular and easiest plants to grow!Read more
How to combat weeds in your vegetable garden
Weeds are always the unwanted plants that feel like they could survive an apocalypse 😳😳 Read about how to combat weeds in your vegetable garden at any stage of growthRead more
Colour your garden and help support the bees!
Plant the McGregors Wildflower Mix to help provide a wide range of pollen and nectar-producing flowers for healthier, more disease-resistant beesRead more
Growing Leafy Greens
Enjoy fresh lettuce from your own garden this summer!
Companion Planting Guide
Check out this basic guide to get you started with companion planting
Get your garden ready for planting!
Preparation, preparation and preparation are the three most important things in getting the most out of your garden planting.
Latest Questions & Answers
Common nocturnal pests of the home garden with a voracious appetite for young seedlings and a number of ornamental plants such as Hosta, and the native Reinga Lily. They thrive in damp conditions (winter-spring) or where there is cover from daytime sun. Solution: …Read More
Not all vegetable plants like the same growing conditions, so it’s best to pair the mulch with the crop. For instance, heat-loving peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and melons are great candidates for black plastic mulch. Applied in early spring, the…Read More
Most seed packets tell you how deep to plant. A rule of thumb is to sow seeds two or three times as deep as they are wide. Take care not to plant seeds to deep. A seed contains a limited supply of stored food to nourish it during germination. If you plant…Read More