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Learn to Love Your Weeds
Harness the positive power of weeds in your soil
Save time and money and improve the health of your soil by embracing the positive power of weeds, instead of constantly fighting a losing battle against them.
Fruit Tree Care for Animal Lovers
Animal helpers for fruit trees
If you love animals and love growing your own fruit, this course is for you. Discover how your pets or farm animals can enjoy life more while helping you with the fruit trees.
Rethinking weeds as edible and medicinal herbs
Enjoy the many benefits of nature’s bounty provided in your backyard. Tap into the wisdom of the past to learn how the plants you think of as weeds can actually be used as an abundant free source of nutritious food and home remedies. And they’re good for your soil!
The ‘Under Story’ Masterclass
Imagine fields of flowers under your fruit trees … what a beautiful addition to your garden. But did you know that flowering plants can also help you have a healthy gut, healthy soil, healthy trees and happy bees?
In this 2 hour Masterclass, guest expert Dr Christine Jones explains the truly amazing connections between fruit trees and the plants, soil and microbes beneath them— and your gut health.
Despite minor technical issues (for example the sound is a bit ropey for the first few minutes), Christine delivered a wonderful presentation that warrants repeated viewing. Highly recommended!
Guide to Edible Flowering Plants
Growing a mixture of flowers under your fruit trees, in your vegetable patch or in fact anywhere in your garden can help you have healthy soil, healthy trees, happy bees—and even a healthy gut, particularly if you include edible flowers in the mix.
This guide includes more than 100 edible flowering plants that grow well with fruit trees; most (but not all) are suitable as understorey plants. It forms the perfect companion to The Under Story Masterclass presented by Dr Christine Jones.
The Fundamentals of Soil Masterclass
Imagine … it’s possible to heal our agricultural soils.
What would that look like? What ecological processes would we need to activate? What practices would be required? Where would we start and how would we know we were making progress?
In this 90 minute online Masterclass (plus some incredible extra resources), guest presenter Dr Christine Jones explains exactly what soil needs in order to thrive, have high water-holding capacity and support highly nutritious crops and pastures.
Dr Jones is an acknowledged world leader on this topic. This Masterclass is a rare opportunity to spend a couple of hours hearing directly from Christine about soil fundamentals, and then delve deep into the detailed written answers Christine supplied after the live event.
Growing Fruit Trees in Pots
This comprehensive e-book covers everything you need to know to grow fruit trees in containers successfully. It will gently guide you along the pathway to success starting with choosing the right tree, through to filling your pots with the right stuff.
You’ll learn how to keep your tree healthy and protect it from a range of pests and disease, as well as a step-by-step guide to potting (and re-potting) your tree.
Do you want to make your garden as bee-friendly as possible?
This planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators by Mark Leech is invaluable. It’s a well-researched guide to the appropriate species to plant your climate is cool, temperate, humid, or arid.
This guide is chock-full of advice for creating bee-friendly gardens, urban areas, streetscapes, and rural settings. It includes a wide range of herbs, shrubs, and trees, both edible and non-edible.