RECIPE ROOM

  • Top Chef Recipes
  • Recipe Finder
  • Meal Planner
  • Meal Plans
  • What’s in season in August?
  • EDUCATION TOOLS

  • Seasonal and Local
  • Food Security
  • Animal Welfare
  • Fair Trade
  • Grow Your Own
  • Organic Food
  • Composting
  • Sustainable Fish
  • REDUCE FOOD WASTE

  • Business Food Waste
  • Food Waste Fast Facts
  • Education Tools
  • Animal Welfare
  • Composting
  • Fair Trade
  • Food Security
  • Grow Your Own
  • Organic Food
  • Seasonal and Local
  • Sustainable Fish
  • Household Food Waste
  • Reduce waste with composting & worm farms
  • Most Wasted Foods
  • National Leftovers Day
  • Portion Planning
  • ABOUT US

  • The Campaign
  • Our Community
  • About DoSomething!
  • Partners & Contributors
  • Sign up to FoodWise
  • Foodwise Articles  »  Grow Your Own Tool kit

    Herb Pots thumbnail

    Be a balcony garden bandit

    Heard all the buzz about balcony gardens and hankering to get your hands dirty? Green Villages lists their top tips to getting started on your very own balcony.
    Read more

    Grow Your Own, Grow Your Own Tool kit , ,
    Worms thumbnail

    Wonderful worm farming tips

    Worms are an urban farmers's friend. Green Villages shows you how to turn your food scraps into rich organic fertilizer for your garden, and do your bit in diverting waste from landfill by adopting a worm farm.
    Read more

    Grow Your Own, Grow Your Own Tool kit , ,
    Home Grown Tomatoes thumbnail

    Home grown tomatoes in ten steps

    It's tomato growing season! There’s nothing like the taste of a freshly picked tomato, warm from the sun. Here’s Green Villages "how to grow your own" guide in ten small steps.
    Read more

    Grow Your Own, Grow Your Own Tool kit , ,
    Green Villages thumbnail

    The beginner’s guide to planting a seed – video

    The City of Sydney Council's Green Villages project has put together a seriously great animation to make a seemingly complex task simple: growing your own food.
    Read more

    Grow Your Own, Grow Your Own Tool kit , ,
    Gardening advice for the greenhorn.

    Growing from seed

    When the seasons are turning, the lure of buying established seedlings can often be overpowering. 'Frugavore' author Arabella Forge shares her advice on sowing seeds and why gardening with a pinch of patience can have the greatest reqards.
    Read more

    Grow Your Own, Grow Your Own Tool kit , ,