How to build a worm tower

Get the kids in the garden and install a worm tower. Create healthy, living soil that will feed your garden beds.  Introducing a worm tower will create a living mini microbe system. This will improve the quality of your vegetable beds and improve the growth of your produce as the nutrients are delivered straight to your soil. 

Victorian Schools Garden Awards at MIFGS

A day of sharing and newtorking with teachers, the eco-minded and horticultural experts was held at The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show with Victorian Schools Garden Awards and Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria. When a passionate group of like minded people come together, you can expect nothing less than collaboration and inspiration. Their commonality is to guide the next generation who will inevitably follow in their footsteps. 

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show #MIFGS

An absolute must,  if flowers, plants and art get you out of bed in the morning. Every step inside the grand hall of the Royal Exhibition Building at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this year was mesmerizing! Days could of gone by, spending time looking at all the creative installations. An absolute must to see if you have a thing fresh, dried, twisted, braided, plaited, scrunched and torn pieces of floral art. We were in heaven! 

Autumn Festival Nature Crafts

Kids immersed themselves in a the rush of autumn leaves that filled our tent all day long as the wind provided us with everything needed to create masks, wands, crowns, weaves and boats. Through play, we naturally learn to care for the environment and support children to become environmentally responsible.

Vegepod + Strawberries = YUM

Vegepod is hands down the best way to grow strawberries! If you have grown strawberries with a success rate of ho hum.... have a go at growing in a Vegepod. This spring we decided to fill our pod with mixed varieties of strawberries and have had amazing success. Firstly because of the mesh cover, it keeps those little red gems safe from birds, bugs and kids with curious fingers. Secondly because of the inbuilt wicking system where the plants draw water from below the soil not from a top watering system

VSGA – Victorian Schools Garden Awards Bonbeach Primary School 2017

The Victorian Schools Garden Award (VSGA) recognises, rewards and celebrates the gardening achievements of schools, their students and community in existing and newly established school gardens. It is run annually across both metropolitan and regional Victoria. Now in its 40th year, the Victorian Schools Garden Awards have a long history of bringing gardening skills and … Continue reading VSGA – Victorian Schools Garden Awards Bonbeach Primary School 2017