urban farming

Urban farming – Millen Farm a nationally significant urban agriculture venture in Australia

Urban farming on a more commercial scale is evolving in Australia and although its early days, Millen Farm in Samford represents a great example of a peri-urban model that is packed with innovation in how it developed and operates. At the recent 2017 national composting week opening run by CORE and held at Millen Farm, […]

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growing marigolds and nasturtiums

Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden – essential for any organic garden

Growing marigolds and nasturtiums in your vegetable garden helps control insects, adds beauty and is a tasty and healthy addition to your dinner plate. I have used them in my food gardens for many years. Both plants are  prolific seeders once their long flowering period finishes and I have noticed to my delight that as […]

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corporate workshops

Corporate workshops – Organic gardening in the corporate world

Corporate workshops using organic gardening as the subject are quite new in the corporate world. Why should the corporate world, in all of its frenetic daily exertion, be interested in such an earthy, slow moving activity as organic gardening? My observations below, after running a number of corporate workshops focused on organic gardening over the […]

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