Common Bugs and treatments

Common Bugs and treatments No one loves pests in their garden, they can spoil all your hard work and nibble away at your veggies. Horticulturist, Scott Hitchins will show you some lox tox ways to say good bye to these little pests and get your whole family munching away at all your lovely produce. This…

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Urban Quail Keeping

By Kat Lavers September 2022 Would you like fresh, golden-yoked eggs and feathered company in your tiny urban backyard or courtyard? Most people have only ever used chicken eggs in the kitchen, but many other birds have been domesticated for egg production. Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) are a fantastic alternative in urban areas where space…

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Healthy Happy Backyard Chooks

By Jessamy Miller October 2021 Chooks are easy care pets that offer you eggs, garden fertilizer and fun! While low management, they will be happiest when their needs are met: secure housing, space for natural behavior, good hygiene, activities to keep them busy, a nutritious diet, and a health plan. The first step is always…

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Habitat

Home • Habitat Habitat Common Bugs and treatments Common Bugs and treatments No one loves pests in their garden, they can spoil all your hard work and nibble… Read More… Urban Quail Keeping By Kat Lavers September 2022 Would you like fresh, golden-yoked eggs and feathered company in your tiny urban backyard or… Read More……

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Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF)

Queensland Fruit Fly

Alert and advice for Melbourne gardeners – January 2021 Have you found maggots in your produce? Gardeners from across Melbourne are now reporting the presence of Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF). These devastating horticultural pests attack a wide range of common fruit and vegetables including apples, pears, stone fruit, feijoas and tomatoes. We encourage all home…

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