Vanessa Teklenberg lives with her husband and two children in Australia after moving from the UK a few years ago. In 2012 she completed The Abundant Veggie Patch System and this week she shares her experience creating an organic garden, fitting it in around her family, and how it’s […]
Special Encore Article:: Beginner Gardener to Flourishing Green-Thumb, My Brother’s Abundant Veggie Patch: A Case Study
The Brief: My brother wanted a garden to support his and his family’s health, save money on organic food, and add delicious flavour to their meals.
What we did: We made the gardens in pre-made corrugated iron raised beds because my brother’s yard is prone to minor flooding in […]
If you’ve been following me on Facebook or Instagram you’ll know Andrew & I’ve been away on an adventure, travelling in the van with our Cavoodle puppy Lacey Jane down to Tasmania then back home to the Sunshine Coast.
It was such a blessing taking some time out. To ‘refill […]
So you want an organic veggie patch? Awesome! That’s super. I’m genuinely thrilled because you’re going to improve your health and quality of life in ways you can’t yet even imagine.
But where to begin?
Well, your success will depend on having good soil. Plants only thrive in good soil. But […]
(My Absolute FAVORITE Plant!)
Are you too busy to grow your own food? I’m not surprised. But what if I told you growing this one herb would actually save you hours going to the grocery store? Not only that, it tastes delicious AND improves your health.
I’m super excited to share […]
I have loads of friends in my garden. Friends who help keep pests under control, friends who busily pollinate my fruits and vegetables, friends our food system relies on to keep us fed and happy.
But there’s a catch. They’re under threat. I don’t want to lose my friends, and […]
After years of tummy upsets, I’ve experimented with a whole range of remedies to soothe a cramping, bloated and down-right-messed-up digestive system. Among the successful remedies I’ve found have been colloidal silver, homeopathic drops, Mora therapy, massage, and living in line with my truth. But sometimes, I simply want […]
We are in the midst of building a studio. Or, at least, designing a studio to build. Funnily enough, I’ve noticed all the same blocks and opportunities that come with creating anything out of ‘thin air’ as I’ve come up against as an artist. Maybe you can relate…
Fear it […]