Art in the garden blog:

This blog features recent writing on both gardening and art in the form of one continual blog stream. There is also a sub-blog on regenerative gardening only, and an artist's blog. which will keep posts for longer.

Home Gardening blog

The Home Gardening blog will inform you of new articles published on the greenidiom website, as well as offering other short snippets of useful information and tips for green living. The website explores green issues and offers practical and affordable solutions for living green, from reporting on green activism in South Africa, to articles on eco sensitive gardening, recycling and natural building. You can click on the orange button to subscribe to our RSS feed.

Apr 26, 2021

Regeneration and the liquid carbon pathway

Regeneration is driven by the liquid carbon pathway, but what is that ?

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Apr 14, 2021

Struggling Tamarillist

To whomever reads this Two or so years ago I got some red tamarillos from my father in law's brother (he has a tree in his yard) and extracted the seeds

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Apr 11, 2021

fabulously simple food from my outdoor clay built pizza oven

The food made in three successive bakes after just one firing of my beautiful clay pizza oven

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Apr 09, 2021

regenerate soils. something we can do to fight climate change

How can we help spread awareness that we need to regenerate soils urgently to bring down atmospheric CO2 and heal our earth cooling hydrology

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Mar 21, 2021

i bought some today

hi, i bought a few of them recently at cape garden centre (40 bucks a pop though i bought the smallest sized ones). i live like two postcodes away from

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Mar 09, 2021

Mr Patrick Dowling

Thorough article, thanks Caroline, and interesting. I'm also a big fan of Euclea and feel it's under appreciated. What a splendid small tree if allowed

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Feb 18, 2021

Anyone done this in Cape Town?

I live in Plumstead, which is quite a tough place to garden. Anyone that you know of tried to plant a Miyawaki forest in Cape Town? I'm tempted to give

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Feb 12, 2021

soil microbe design

soil microbe design, traveling to underspace to meet the aliens beneath our feet

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Jan 30, 2021

gardening water

sourcing gardening water, where to start

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Jan 26, 2021

Euclea racemosa

I would like to grow E. racemosa here in Australia, but it seems no one grows it in this country, and it has not received approval for import from the

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