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Spring Fever

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After all that winter weather and (I hope) lots of eating winter veggies I think its safe to say we all long for our spring and summer veggie garden. Below…

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Make your own great compost in 5 easy steps

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Location and size matters  How much compost will you make, if you have a large yard and will be adding fresh grass clippings and have a lot of left over…

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Summer Vegetable Gardening Tips

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Summer in Perth is a great time for the beach, barbecues and generally enjoying the sunshine.  It’s also the time of year many watch their veggie patches turn to burnt…

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Veggie Gardens for Kids

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There is nothing better as an adult than to see the joy, excitement and wonder a child has whilst they explore nature and see what the living world creates

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Soil Grown Vs Aquaponics Grown

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Anyone who has even a fleeting interest in aquaponics will always have the same first question, so why grow aquaponics vegies?

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Pesties Insecties

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There are a few things inevitable in life, and having some darn pests invade your vegie garden is one of them.

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Why You Must Have Marron In Your Aquaponics System

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Marron are about the best tasting freshwater crayfish there is, and their benefits don’t stop at your tastebuds.

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A Glass Of Wine Can Help Your Vegetable Garden

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What if I could tell you that having a wine in the evening can help you have a better vegetable garden?

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Are You Allowed To Have Chickens?

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What you need to know before you get chickens.

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Planting In Aquaponics

Hints and Tips for Planting in an Aquaponics System

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These secret hints and tips will help you make sure you get the plants in your aquaponics system off to the best possible start.

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Gardening Motivation

The Best Time To Work In Your Garden

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The best time to work in your garden is when you don’t feel like it.

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Benefits of Vegetable Garden

What To Do If Your Vegetable Garden Fails

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How do you recover when the vegetable garden that promised so much, delivers so little.

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Plant Vegetables Using The Football Season Rule

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It’s the start of the football season! The really good news as you will have a better vegetable garden because of it.

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Top 5 C hickens FAQs

Top 5 Backyard Chicken FAQ’s

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Having introduced hundreds of families to the joys of keeping chickens I am regularly asked these top 5 backyard chicken FAQ’s.

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Buying Aquaponics Fish

The Secrets Of Buying Fish For Aquaponics Systems

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One of the most exciting things about owning an aquaponics system is buying new fish. Here are a few tips to ensure you get the best fish.

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Beautiful Aquaponics Systems

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An aquaponics system growing edible fish in your backyard doesn’t need to look like a science experiment or laboratory!

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Top Aquaponics Fails

Top 5 Aquaponics Fails

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A small backyard aquaponic system supplying fish and vegetables sounds like a self-sustainability dream. Here is what to avoid to ensure it doesn’t become a nightmare.

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Top 5 Aquaponcs FAQs in Backyard Aquaponics

Top 5 Aquaponics FAQ’s

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If you have started researching your own backyard aquaponics system you will have these top 5 aquaponics FAQ’s.

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Better Homes Vegetable Garden

If You Want a Better Vegetable Garden You Need To Toughen Up

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How a hard-nosed and uncompromising approach will result in a better vegetable garden.

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Why You Could Regret Getting Chickens

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Getting chickens for your backyard can result in problems. Here is how to avoid common mistakes.

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Introducing Chickens can be Awkward

Awkward Introductions

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Meeting someone for the first time can be awkward. If a new introduction makes you nervous, how bad could it be for your chickens? 

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Are Your Chickens Eggs Safe?

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Chickens in your backyard means organic eggs right? Wrong. Follow this advice to remove the question mark from your chickens eggs.

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Fishing For Barramundi

The Story Behind This Photo

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How much fresh fish and vegetable produce can you expect from your backyard aquaponics system? Read this if your goal is to produce all the fresh fish and vegetables you…

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Introducing Fish To Your Aqauponics System

Introducing Fish Into Your Aquaponics System

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It is an anxious time when you introduce new fish into an aquaponics system, and it pays to get them off to the best possible start. Here are tips for…

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