John Wilson

Meet Your Backyard Munching Machine

Meet Your Backyard Munching Machine

I was reminded recently by a neighbour of a column written some time ago regarding our friends in the compost bin.

Embrace Sunflower Season

Embrace Sunflower Season

How the year is marching on. The cooler weather is now approaching, I hear a collective sigh of relief that comes with putting up with the enduring humid temperatures of January, February, and March.

Make an effort to rise early and greet the day with a smile

Make an effort to rise early and greet the day with a smile

I may be wrong, but I think that very few people wake up feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day. Especially those getting on in years.

Gardening is not a dying art

Gardening is not a dying art

An old copy of the Queensland Garden Annual, 6th edition, recently came into my possession. Its aged pages, tinted yellow with time, and the worn cover adorned with handwritten notes spoke volumes about its history.

Super food growing to super sizes

Super food growing to super sizes

You may have noticed that blueberries at the local supermarket or the farmers market are getting bigger. The Guinness book of record is currently at 18.6 grams which is from a grower in Western Australia.

Fake grass proves not so green

Fake grass proves not so green

Are you a lawn lover? Do you cut your grass every week religiously? Are you proud of your front lawn?