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Date Posted: 31 March 2021

Sharpening secateurs, shears, knives, scissors, and many other gardening tools is straightforward using a specialised sharpener tool. And unlike using many mechanical blade grinders, there's no need to disassemble the secateurs first. Here's what to do.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 17 December 2020

A weeding knife is a simple but essential tool for dealing with patio weeds, as this article explains.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 22 October 2020

A soil moisture meter is a useful and inexpensive way of checking if your plants are getting the right amount of water. This article describes how and when to use one to bring better gardening results.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 11 September 2020

Reliable seed germination is only the first step toward a healthy plant, but it's a vital one. Using a soil thermometer takes a lot of the guesswork out of sowing seeds, and this article explains how to do it.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 28 February 2019

By making your own potpourri, you can extend the weeks of pleasure given by your carefully cultivated flowers. This article explains what potpourri is, what it's made from, and how to make it at home.


Author: The Seed Collection Pty Ltd   Date Posted: 27 December 2018

Using empty toilet rolls as pots is a thrifty and eco-friendly method that gives seeds a great start in life. This article explains the benefits and gives a step-by-step guide on how to get started.


Author: Jennifer Charlotte   Date Posted: 14 December 2018

Making your own eco-friendly pots using old newspaper is quick, thrifty, and easy. This article details the method.


Author: Gillian Vance   Date Posted: 2 June 2016

This article discusses some of the reasons why you might considering using wicking boxes in your garden as well as step by step instructions on how it make your own wicking boxes at home.

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