Here is Dave, our SoiLife founder with Forest Mulch that is being tested for temperature for ongoing composting of materials. Mulching is important in preserving soil moisture, control erosion, improve soil nutrients and can suppress weeds.
The Bilby (Macrotis lagoti) is one of Australia’s favourite furry friends, and not just for it’s long, silky blue-grey fur and adorably long, pink ears. Bilby’s earn their coveted position as Aussie favourites thanks to a variety of ecological and cultural contributions.
For as long as humans have been growing their own food, they have looked to the phases of the moon to guide their gardening practices. Although the origin of moon gardening was planted in traditional wisdom passed on through generations, the practice has recently attracted biological and horticultural research.
Based on the perspective of the natural cycles in the planet, the zero-waste agriculture model simulates these processes at a small scale, which minimizes unsustainable input elements and ensure high sustainability of the products in each stage of the cycle.
While edible plants offer delicious, nutritious food to sustain our bodies, ornamental plants appeal to our mindfulness and mental health (not to mention our desired aesthetics). They’re grown for decorative reasons, which makes them an attractive option for people looking to redesign their home or improve the look of their garden. But aside from the aesthetic charm, ornamental gardening offers many other perks. IF you’ve been tempted to pick up a shovel and get planting, let us draw up the list of pros to get you over the line (spoiler alert: we see no cons!)