Welcome to The Producers Blog! Here, you can find heaps of plant facts, gardening tips, and creative ideas to blend in with the plant world around us. Stay tuned for our weekly blog posts! 

Good Gardening Resources

Gardening can be a little overwhelming and confusing if you’re just starting out, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re new to gardening or just in need of some answers or inspiration, keep reading to find out some of our favourite gardening resources

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Organic Gardening 101

Want to foray into organic gardening and yield some delicious produce? Concerned about artificial fertilisers and pesticides? Well, you've come to the right place! Organic gardening is great to protect the friendly bugs and microbes in your garden!

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The Symbolism Behind Plants and Flowers

Flowers. They’re staple and reliable gifts for any event, everything from birthdays to graduations to weddings and even house warmings. But did you know plants and flowers symbolise different feelings and ideas too?

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Cheap Gardening Hacks

Discover more about plant propagation aka how to get more plants for free and other life tricks in our recent blog on cheap gardening hacks. In this post, you can find out how you can absolutely reuse your household food scraps for nature.

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How to Make the Good Crawlies Love You

Not every bug is bad for your garden. But which ones are good for your garden when we only hear about the bad ones? Building on our knowledge from 'Deterring Pests and Other Crawlies', check out these great little garden helpers!

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NAIDOC Week – Australian Native Plants

In celebration of NAIDOC week, we've come up with this awesome list of 5 native plants that you can grow in your very backyard! With this post, we hope to get you kickstarted on your Native garden journey.

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Deterring Pests and other Creepy Crawlies

Dislike pests and their harmful effect on your gardens? Want to shoo away mosquitos, spiders, slugs and more? Read about our awesome tips to help protect your garden from pests.

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How to Go Plant-based (A Regret-free Guide)

Want to reduce your meat intake or take the plunge into a meat-free diet, but not sure how to do it? Get your nutrient intake, while not missing the meat with our tips and tricks!

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Winter is Coming – 5 Tips for a Winter Garden

Whilst the rainier weather and shorter days might seem like encouragement to stay indoors, there is plenty to be getting on with in your garden bed during winter!

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Peanut Butter in Unexpected Places

Hungry? Craving for sustenance? Want to bring flavour into your day and home? These weird and delicious peanut butter snacks seek to solve your problems!

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Mother's Day Edition

Unable to buy a Mother's day card this year? Need something quick, easy and cheap? Check out our fun DIY suggestions to jazz up your Mother's Day card.

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Edible Succulents

We often think of succulents as decoration but some of them are actually edible! Neat, huh? Check out our latest blog post here.

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Green Roofs in the US

Keen to get an insight into green roofs overseas? Have a look at this cool insight from the US. It is projected that 68% of the world’s population and just under 90% of Americans will live in urban environments by 2050.

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Water the Plants

The Producers' volunteer Bradley express his creative writing potential and sowed writing seeds in this piece, so check out this The Producers X UNSWeetened collab.

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Are Plants Alive?

The debate around whether plants feel emotions and sensations, has been contested as far back as Charles Darwin’s time. In this week's blog post,we dig deep into the heart of this great philosophical question. What are your thoughts?

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Indoor Gardening

Taking care of an indoor plant is not only a productive hobby (and a delightfully healthy method of procrastination) – indoor plants can act as air filters, supply produce for cooking, and brighten up a room.

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Plants to Grow During Quarantine

If you’re feeling anxious about everything that has been going on, or even if you just want some routine back into your life, this enforced time at home is a great chance to embrace some gardening.

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Hi, and Welcome to The Producers!

Wanting to grow something green and pretty to look at? Maybe a buddy or more to keep you company? You've come to the right place! The Producers is community of students, who share an interest in gardening and sustainability.

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