Yearly Archives: 2017







Which Bunnings Fertilizer is Best? 24
This summer we conducted an experiment to test the performance of a range of potting mixes. While setting that experiment up, we expanded it to investigate a range of “off-the-shelf” fertilizers (mostly certified organic ones). For those of us limited to major hardware chains and local nurseries, these are often […]

Which Commercial Fertilizer is Best?


Harbour Town Docklands Apple Crate Herb and Veggie Patch Melbourne
Lately we’ve been spending some time at the Harbour Town precinct at Docklands where there’s some big changes in the pipeline. Residents, shoppers and visitors to the centre have all been excited by the arrival of our temporary pop-up-patches. The apple-crate pop up patches have been placed throughout the centre […]

Harbour Town, Docklands Pop-Up-Patch



Which Potting Mix is Best? Melbourne 33
When people try to grow plants in containers, one of the most common pitfalls that I see, is the use of poor quality soil, or potting mix. Last summer we conducted a small experiment to demonstrate the importance of soil in growing great veggies. We produced some very interesting results […]

Which Potting Mix is Best?