Category: Gardening for Nature

Oct 14

Regenerative Farming: The Grassroots Plight for People and the Planet

Yesterday I had the privilege of sitting inside the delightful setting of Wandering Cooks to share in an open conversation on one of the poignant topics of our current day. It was surreal to be in a room of like minded people to hear from some of Brisbane and Australia’s biggest names in food systems …

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Oct 09

The Health Mix: Fueling more than Aesthetics

One question I’m often asked is why we called our signature salad mix the Health Mix? Why not a Gourmet Salad Mix or a Petal Salad? This in all honesty would probably make more sense from a marketing perspective, as I imagine people would type salad mix or gourmet mix much more regularly than Health …

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Oct 06

Insect Hotels: Beneficial Backyard Building or Following Fads?

Our onsite critter cabin has seen through its first winter so I thought we could go through and decide if it is just a trendy piece of junk placed together in an aesthetically pleasing manner which would have provided more use on the fire or if it was actually something which was utilized by our …

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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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