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February Seasonal Gardening Tips

February's combination of heavy downpours, thunderstorms, heatwaves and dry periods can prove punishing for gardeners and plants. Grab the Micro Gardeners to do list for backyard maintenance and how to nip potential problems in the bud.

passionfruit flower

Keep school lunches safe in the heat

The school holidays are over but there are more hot days on the cards, so how can you avoid making yourself or your kids sick when packing picnics or school lunches in the heat?

Lunch boxes in summer

Landcare tax benefits

The Australian Government provides a range of primary producer tax benefits to help farmers protect agricultural land.

Fencing

Recognising heat stress and how to stay safe

The Queensland summer has arrived in full force bringing with it heat stress and heat related illnesses. Learn how to recognise heat stress and how to beat the heat.

Heat stress

One step off the grid newsletter out now

One Step Off the Grid is a sister site to Australia’s leading renewable energy website, RenewEconomy.com.au. It is designed to provide information to consumers on new technologies, what other people are doing, and to help them through this maze of information.

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Seasonal Gardening Tips and planting guide - September

Anne Gibson is The Micro Gardener (or perhaps we should just call her the Guru) 😀 Each month she'll share her top tips for making our gardens grow in this subtropical climate. Read on to find out what to plant this month and which garden tasks need your attention.

Snow Peas seedlings