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Gardening Tips June 2024

Find out what to do in the garden this June. Grab your gloves and check out these top tips from the Micro Gardener

June 2024

Gardening Tips May 2024

Find out what to sow, what to pick and what garden tasks need attending to this Autumn

May calendar

Pip magazine FREE ebook

Pip Magazine is a great place to find ideas, information and inspiration about living more sustainably using permaculture principles.

pip magazines

Share First Nations culture

Looking for free things to do this weekend? Head to the First Nations Family Fun Day, in Glass House Mountains for fun, food, craft and culture.

First Nations Family Fun Day

Super easy hydroponic gardening for beginners

Hydroponics is a type of soilless gardening that can be done either indoors or outdoors. It's a great option for people with little or no gardening space, or who want to grow herbs and vegetables through the winter. Hydroponic gardening is space-efficient and takes less water than gardening in soil.

The Kratky method

How to grow your own sprouts

Growing your own sprouts at home is fun and easy. It's a perfect activity to get the kids interested in producing their own food as they can watch progress each day.


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

Berry nice! Chia Jam in under 10 minutes

Fancy a no cook, low sugar alternative to traditional jam? Get the kids in the kitchen - they'll love making this three ingredient Chia Berry Jam. It's the perfect way to use up those slightly bruised berries.

Strawberry chia jam in a glass jar