Category: Garden Tips

Oct 05

Spring Planting for the Budding Brisbane Grower

As the weather is warming up, the daylight hours are extending and moisture is forming in the skies above it is always a time that calls for me to be in the great outdoors. What better way to start the outdoor adventures than by spending time in the garden, reaping the rewards of a backyard …

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Jul 16

DIY Nutrient Ferments

Here at Nature Cycle, we brew fortnightly nutrient ferments to maintain onsite nutrients and micro-organisms. These ferments come from the plants we have growing onsite and ensure the local micro-ecology is being maintained while the soil is regularly being disrupted As market gardeners, much like compost is backyard black gold, we find this concoction of …

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Jun 07

DIY Composting for the Backyard Gardener

Now that I am getting a bit more proficient in the realm of Composting I have been wanting to do a bit more for my local environment and community by taking on some waste reduction initiatives. We have partnered up with Food Connect to maintain a nutrient recycling program where we are able to recuperate …

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Jun 06

Bokashi Composting for the Backyard Gardener

The Bokashi system is an intriguing and fascinating technology which the more I use the more I want to continue utilizing the system. It is modular, it produces very little odour, it is airtight so pests and children can’t get into it and it is a microbial rich soil activator. I add Bokashi ferments to …

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Apr 17

Understanding Soils in the Backyard

What is soil? I find that if I begin thinking on this for too long I find it hard to distinguish what isn’t soil. Everything at one point or another has been forged, extracted, nourished or enveloped by the soil. From bricks made of clay, to roof frames forged from aluminium to returning when things …

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