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Pet friendly caravan parks in Perth

Pet friendly caravan parks Perth

Two thirds of Australian households consider their pet as part of their family, so it makes sense they’re a part of a family holiday, too. Perth dog friendly caravan parks are a great way to enjoy a getaway without having to go too far.

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Grow eggplant in Perth

Growing eggplant in Perth

Eggplant or eggfruit (Solanum melongena) belongs to the Solanaceae family, which includes crops such as tomatoes, potatoes and capsicums.  It’s not as popular as its cousin the tomato, but eggplant has many culinary uses in a range of cuisines. Overseas names for eggplant include aubergine in Europe and brinjal in India. Luckily for West Australians it is easy to grow eggplants in Perth and other parts of the state.

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Grow kiwi fruit in Perth WA

Growing kiwi fruit in Perth

Kiwi fruit have become a staple for many Australian households, however they can be quiet expensive. This is why many people are starting to investigate just how easy it is to grow your own kiwi fruit in Perth. Kiwi fruit are a real hit amongst kids, there is nothing like cutting open a kiwi fruit and enjoying all of its tasty goodness.

April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments More
Grow carrots in Perth

Growing carrots in Perth

It is super easy to grow carrots in Perth! There are so many different varieties to choose from, including baby, purple, yellow and even round carrots! They can be used in so many ways – eaten crunchy and fresh on their own or mixed into yummy salads or baked with a little honey and served with a roast.

April 13, 2021 | 1 Comment More
Grow broad beans in Perth

Growing broad beans in Perth

Growing broad beans in Perth is easy and the kids can help you with both planting and harvesting. In Australia we call them broad beans but in Europe and in US they are known as fava or faba beans.  A legume, similar to runner beans and peas. It differs from most other vegetables in Western Australia as it crops in spring and for less than 10 weeks of the year.

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Grow cauliflower in Perth

Growing cauliflower in Perth

Growing cauliflower in Perth can be a little tricky as they are particularly sensitive to temperature. This means planting cauliflower at the right time is essential. The Western Australian spring can be too short and warm for a spring planting. I recommend planting in late summer to autumn to enable the flowering heads or curds to ripen in cold weather.

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Grow turmeric in Perth

Growing turmeric in Perth

The well known main ingredient of Indian curry, the bright yellow colour of the Turmeric tuber can be also used fresh in salads.  Fresh turmeric elevates whatever you’re cooking, however it can be quiet expensive. What a lot of people don’t realise is just how easy it is to grow turmeric at home in Western Australia.

April 11, 2021 | 0 Comments More
Growing sweet corn in Perth

Growing corn in Perth

Growing sweet corn in Perth is a must for anyone with the space to do so in their backyard. Corn is one of those veggies that just tastes so much better if you grow it yourself! It just seems to be sweeter than if you buy it at the supermarket. Originating in South America and thrives in the hot, dry Western Australian summers.

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Growing broccoli Perth

Growing broccoli in Perth

Nutritious and delicious, growing broccoli in Perth at home is a must! Broccoli is a member of the brassica family along with cauliflower, kale, brussels sprouts, arugula, bok choy, and collard greens.  Broccoli is a cool season crop. It loves the cool temperatures from autumn to spring in Western Australia.

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Grow sunflowers Perth

Growing sunflowers in Perth

Sunflowers are a great way to add colour to your garden, and they’re easy to grow and care for. Sunflowers are typically yellow, although you can also grow red, orange and striped ones as well. Growing sunflowers in Perth, Western Australia is very easy due to our sunny skies as sunflowers need at least 6-8 hours of sun a day which isn’t a problem in Perth.

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