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‘Green fingers are the extensions of a verdant heart.’ – Russell Page

Grow a green thumb, then use it to green the world. Simple.

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Kids DIY: Make a Coral Reef Garden

How-ToLinda Ross shares a playful, planty, kids project.

How-To: Pressing Flowers with Beci Orpin

How-ToDesigner, illustrator, and creative all-star Beci Orpin has written a DIY for us. Yeah!

DIY: Make an Air Plant Frame

How-ToWant to impress your new flatmate/boyfriends parents/me? Make an airplant frame.

Composting: Give Nature a Prod

How-ToA very entertaining guide by Luke Quinn on composting cows and in-laws.

Drying Medicinal Herbs

How-ToLearn how to dry medicinal herbs for use during the cold winter months with Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood.

The Fragrant Pharmacy

How-ToAn introduction to making your own essential oil remedies (and a book review).

An Orchid Nerd’s Guide to Happy Plants

How-ToKeep your orchids happy and healthy with this guide by Katie Cartwright, The Planthunter's resident orchid nerd.

DIY: Dyeing With Turmeric

How-ToThe Planthunter's DIY guide to dyeing with turmeric. No bells, no whistles, just turmeric powder, vinegar, water and fabric. Voila!

DIY: Pretty Up Your Pots!

How-ToMake a woven pot cover out of old clothes with this DIY project inspired by this months theme…

Propagating Plants – Save some $$!

How-ToIf you want to make a garden but don’t have much money, propagation is your friend. What…

Do-It-Yourself Flower Power

How-ToLast week we published a story on the origins of the term ‘flower power’ by Lucy Kaldor.

Growing A Green Thumb: Part 1

How-ToBlack thumbs don’t exist. Nor do green thumbs. Thumbs are generally pinkish coloured and everyones’ looks the…

DIY Pomanders

How-ToI’m actually quite Grinch-like when it comes to Christmas celebrations. I never intended to be this way,…

Foraged Floral Wreaths

How-ToWreaths are a traditional part of Christmas celebrations, but they are also a beautiful thing to create…

How To Kill Plants

How-ToNot everyone is interested in hunting plants because they love them. Some may be interested in hunting…