Borage: an essential flower for your garden | Happy Valley Seeds

Borage: an essential flower for your garden

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If you are looking for a flowering plant that ticks all the boxes then borage is for you.  Deters pests, attracts beneficial insects, grows easily,...
Should you grow Roman or German Chamomile? | Happy Valley Seeds

Should you grow Roman or German Chamomile?

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 If you have been looking into growing Chamomile then you may have been surprised to learn that there are actually a number of varieties of Chamomi...
Marigold : Golden Jewels of the Garden | Happy Valley Seeds

Marigold : Golden Jewels of the Garden

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African, French or Signet?  Which type of marigold is the best variety for your vegetable garden?   Any! Yes even though marigolds come in three di...
Chickens & Vegetable Gardens | Happy Valley Seeds

Chickens & Vegetable Gardens

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To free range or not to free range: that is the question Chickens are a vegetable gardener's best friend.  They provide unlimited manure and "compo...
Managing possums | Happy Valley Seeds

Managing possums

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Don't keep tearing your hair out because possums are feasting on your vegetable garden.  Here are two easy options to encourage them to visit your ...
Sunflower: Hundreds of little flowers - Is it? | Happy Valley Seeds

Sunflower: Hundreds of little flowers - Is it?

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Did you know a sunflower isn't just one flower, but instead hundreds of little flowers?  The center of the sunflower is made up of little disc flor...
Watermelon: Magnesium will make your watermelon crop sweeter! | Happy Valley Seeds

Watermelon: Magnesium will make your watermelon crop sweeter!

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Magnesium will make your watermelon crop sweeter!  Preparing your soil I always say that the number one mistake that beginner gardeners make is ins...
Nasturtiums: The Gods of the vegetable gardens! | Happy Valley Seeds

Nasturtiums: The Gods of the vegetable gardens!

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These vibrant flowers can solve some of your biggest gardening woes!  They are the best companion plant for your vegetable garden. Preparing your s...
How to make Cucumbers sweeter? | Happy Valley Seeds

How to make Cucumbers sweeter?

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Did you know that planting cucumbers with sunflowers makes cucumbers sweeter?  Planting Cucumbers like a hot climate to grow in, so temperate regio...
Chives: Everything is better with Chives - How to Grow? Tips inside | Happy Valley Seeds

Chives: Everything is better with Chives - How to Grow? Tips inside

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A member of the allium family, chives are a great companion plant for your vegetable garden.  Planted around the border of your garden, their smell...
Squash or Zucchini : How to grow - Tips inside! | Happy Valley Seeds

Squash or Zucchini : How to grow - Tips inside!

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Prepare your garden Place your plant support in the garden bed. All squash can be grown vertically, even zucchini and button squash, and it is a gr...
Capsicums & Chillies : Get ready to make killer hot sauce (or tasty salads)! | Happy Valley Seeds

Capsicums & Chillies : Get ready to make killer hot sauce (or tasty salads)!

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Get ready to make killer hot sauce (or tasty salads)! Preparing your soil Like tomatoes, capsicums enjoy a soil pH slightly lower than neutral, whi...
Asian Greens: A stir fry lover's paradise! | Happy Valley Seeds

Asian Greens: A stir fry lover's paradise!

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A stir fry lover will be in heaven all winter long with a garden of Asian greens.When people think of Asian greens, bok choy and Chinese cabbage ar...
Sweet Peas: Queen of the Annuals | Happy Valley Seeds

Sweet Peas: Queen of the Annuals

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Author: Diana Barnes, Growing Vegetable Down Under Known for its immense fragrance and stunning blooms, but this kind of pea is one you don't want ...
Tomato - How to grow from the seeds - Tips inside | Happy Valley Seeds

Tomato - How to grow from the seeds - Tips inside

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Learn how to grow tomatoes from seed with this back-to-basics tutorial. The best gardening tips to growing tomatoes in your own garden.
A Comprehensive Guide to Growing Okra from Seeds | Happy Valley Seeds

A Comprehensive Guide to Growing Okra from Seeds

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Abelmoschus esculentus, okra is a famous vegetable in Australia and starts producing fruits only after eight weeks of sowing. Okra seeds can be sow...
A Comprehensive Guide on Growing Egyptian Spinach | Happy Valley Seeds

A Comprehensive Guide on Growing Egyptian Spinach

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Corchorus olitorius, Egyptian spinach belongs to the family Malvaceae and can be quickly grown in all types of gardens provided by drained, and ric...
A Comprehensive Guide on Growing Broad Beans | Happy Valley Seeds

A Comprehensive Guide on Growing Broad Beans

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Vicia Faba, broad bean is a distinct relative and vetch type of French beans. These beans are native to Southwest Asia, and Northern Africa. Broad ...