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Mini-Crates have arrived!

For portable, small-space gardening that can easily be moved consider using our Mini Crates. Measuring 400 x 250 x 150 each, these wooden planters provide 12L of planting volume, allowing home gardeners to grow a range of edibles especially herbs and salad greens. Add some…

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18 Nov 2014 Posted by Nick Thwaites in Blog no comments

Custom Veggie Bed for The Market Shed

It has been a real pleasure seeing The Market Shed on Holland St grow into one of Adelaide’s most vibrant markets. We were approached by Marilyn and Jono to bring some living edibles to the exterior of the market to provide not only a positive…

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28 May 2014 Posted by Nick Thwaites in Blog no comments

Christmas Tomatoes

If you’re looking to add homegrown tomatoes to the other delicious delights on the Christmas table, plant your seedlings now! Adelaide temperatures have warmed up enough that the top soil of in-ground beds has had the opportunity to reach the ‘magical’ 16 degrees Celcius, at…

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06 Oct 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

Top ten reasons to love apple crates

1. Raising the height of your garden bed makes it easier to access and means less bending. 2. As the Apple Crate planters are constructed from wood which has good heat retention and cooling properties, you’re giving your garden vital protection from hot summers and…

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10 Sep 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

Growing your own helps to keep food fair…

..and helping others to do so keeps the system fairer! As owners of The Productive Garden Co., an Adelaide-based business that specialises in the design, installation and maintenance of edible gardens, we love our job! It gives us a chance to help people become more…

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22 Aug 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

Visit to Joe’s connected garden

Today we spent an afternoon in Joe’s Connected Garden, a new kind of community garden where neighbours have extended their garden boundaries and thus opportunities for year-round harvests and community growth. Joe and Roseanne were kind enough to open up their yards and share their knowledge…

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08 Jun 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

Passata making at the Box Factory

Today the Box Factory Community Centre was taken over by 26 ‘Passata Makers’ from ages 7 to 82, all of whom brought with them their enthusiasm for preserving the taste of summer – tomatoes! Hannah, Nick and Alan led the attendees through the passata making…

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10 Feb 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

You say tomato…

I say sauce, sugo & passata! The Productive Garden Co.’s first sauce making session was a hit. With the first weighing in of ingredients at 09:15am it was all set to be tomatoes for breakfast, lunch and tea! With resident expert Jill leading Tory and…

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12 Jan 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

Adelaide: A growing city

One of the best things about Adelaide surely has to be our climate. Yes, I know we’ve had more than our fair share of scorchers of late but overall, Adelaide is a growing city, literally. Our temperate climate allows us the chance to grow a…

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10 Jan 2013 Posted by TPGCo in Blog no comments

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