Pests in the Garden: Battling Citrus Leafminer and Spider Mites
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
1w ago
Team Gaia have been getting sweaty this week, in the gorgeous gardens we have been blessed to tend too. One thing we are noticing is that Citrus leafminer and Spider mite are prolific right now, have you found this too? Citrus leafminer Citrus growers face a persistent threat from the Citrus leafminer. These pests cause significant damage by creating serpentine mines within the leaves, which can lead to leaf distortion, reduced photosynthesis, and overall weakening of the tree. The citrus leaf miner is particularly problematic in warmer climates like Perth, where it can thrive and reproduc ..read more
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50 Native Plants you need to grow in Perth
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
Here in Perth we have 2 main soil types to contend with. Those in the Coastal plain comprise mostly of sand, and then we have the Hills areas and further inland east,  otherwise known as Scrap soils whose composition contains predominantly more clay. This sees 2 plant list recommendations for each area accordingly. We have created this exciting list of Native plant recommendations based on your area and we have broken it up into each month they are flowering so you can have a stunning showcase of glorious native flowers year round in your garden. This supports local birds and wildlife ..read more
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Unlock the Secrets to Growing Your Own Thriving Organic Garden
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
For many people, the idea of having their own organic, edible garden that ACTUALLY produces delicious food for the family, is a distant dream and a task that never quite gets off the to do list. Whether you’ve had unsuccessful attempts in the past or felt overwhelmed by where to start, we can help! With almost a decade of experience installing organic, edible gardens for clients, and running workshops in Perth Western Australia, we’ve now taken the next step and created an online course that will teach you the skills to create your own thriving organic garden, right from the comfort of your ..read more
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The Noongar Seasons: A Beautiful Tapestry of Nature’s Rhythms in Western Australia
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
Western Australia is home to a rich and diverse indigenous culture, and one of the most fascinating aspects of this heritage is the traditional Noongar calendar, which consists of six seasons. The Noongar people have lived in harmony with the land for thousands of years, carefully observing the natural world and its changing patterns. Each season holds its own significance, guiding the Noongar people in their activities, ceremonies, and connection to the land. In this blog entry, we will explore the enchanting Noongar seasons, providing a glimpse into the deep-rooted relationship between the ..read more
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10 Common Landscaping Mistakes You Need to Avoid
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
Creating a captivating and harmonious outdoor space in your outdoor garden in Perth requires careful planning, creativity, and expertise. As professional landscapers and passionate advocates for connecting with nature, we understand the importance of avoiding common landscaping mistakes that can hinder the beauty and functionality of your outdoor oasis. In this blog post, we will highlight the top 10 landscaping mistakes you need to avoid and provide valuable insights to help you achieve a stunning landscape that not only enhances your property but also allows you to connect with nature in to ..read more
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Elevate Your Outdoors with Gaias Organic Gardens
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
Unveiling the Finest Landscape Design Package in Perth Welcome to Gaias Organic Gardens, where impeccable landscaping solutions meet the unique charm of Perth. If you’re seeking the best landscaping services in the region, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll showcase why Gaias Organic Gardens is the unrivaled choice for all your landscape design needs in Perth. From budget-friendly options to stunning renovations and exceptional gardening services, our team of expert landscape designers is committed to creating outdoor spaces that exceed your expectations. 1. Cost-effectiv ..read more
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Dale Tilbrook Bush Tucker Experience
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
Upon entry we were greeted with a gorgeous table overflowing with delicious food & jars of herbs. Some of the edible natives we were served was a Youlksalad, a crispy zesty and refreshing coleslaw like dish who’s crunch packs more flavour than an apple. Then there was the wattle seed inspired savouries and desserts with the spectacular wattle seed pork belly bite being the absolute star of the show. The native finger lime tartlets and desserts had a unique and different yet satisfying flavour. We also got to try some other neat samples. The assortment of different fruits and berries really ..read more
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What to Plant May & June
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
So this is still a great time of year for planting. With ease and grace Gaia nurtures and cares for your little baby plants and nurses them to full maturity. If you still don’t have your Brassicas in (broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflowers) Try purchasing advanced seedlings as they need to grow to a substantial size prior to the cold of mid winter in order to accommodate nice big heads.   Artichoke (not suited for small beds but great in garden) Broad Beans Beetroot Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Calendula Cabbage Carrot Cauliflower Chinese Greens Coriander Dill Fennel Garlic Kale Lettuce Mizuna Na ..read more
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Homemade White Oil to Manage Leafminer
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by Carla - Gaias Organic Gardens
4M ago
A leaf miner is any one of numerous species of insects in which the larval stage lives in, and eats, the leaf tissue of plants. The vast majority of leaf-mining insects are moths, sawflies and some beetles. Larvae mine their way through leaves creating blisters that often look like yellow, squiggly lines in the leaves. Note: A leafminer attacks a wide variety of plants but commonly attacks citrus trees The life cycle of a leaf miner has the following stages: 1. Egg 2. Larva 3. Pupa 4. Adult moth Adults do not damage plants and live only 1 to 2 weeks. Adult moths are most active in the morning ..read more
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