• Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

    Seasonal Recipe: Roasted Fennel With Garlic and Herbs

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    Preparation time: 8 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutesServes: 4 Enjoy this delicious and simple side-dish recipe! Ingredients 2 large bulbs of fennel 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon thyme [optional] 1/4 parmesan   Method Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celcius Remove stalks from the fennel bulbs. Cut each bulb in half lengthwise and then...
  • Plant Feature: Florence Fennel

    Plant Feature: Florence Fennel

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    Fennel is an easy, abundant plant to grow and Florence fennel is an extra special variety. Florence fennel is the bulb variety of fennel that can be eaten as a vegetable as compared to common varieties; wild, bronze or sweet that are grown for their leaves, pollen and seeds only. Not only can the Florence variety bulb, stems, leaves, pollen and seeds be eaten but this...
  • Get Ready For Spring: Seeds To Sow in August

    Get Ready For Spring: Seeds To Sow in August

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    Hit the ground running in Spring by sowing seeds now in August! Here in Perth, we experience a Mediterranean climate with cool, rainy Winters and hot, dry Summers. The Perth area is often grouped into a Warm Temperate climate, which is very similar but typically features higher Summer rainfall. The following August planting guide is for the Perth area. If you are from another...
  • 3 Handy Phone Apps To Use In The Garden

    3 Handy Phone Apps To Use In The Garden

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    There are mountains of gardening information all over the internet but for most gardeners, we still have so many questions that can't be answered by a generalised gardening blog. The team from Urban Revolution have come together to share some gardening phones apps that we find useful in our own gardens and hope that they can help you out too! *We are not affiliated...
  • The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

    The Fail-Safe Way To Grow Potatoes (Growing Potatoes In Bags)

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       Learn the easiest way to grow potatoes at home in this video where Alana from the Vic Park Community Centre interviews Jo from Urban Revolution on back-yard potato growing. You can find everything you need on our Vic Park or online store, including certified disease-free seed potatoes, potato grow bags, straw mulch, mature compost, harvesting scoops and potato brushes.   Learn more ways...
  • 4 Best Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips - Washing In Winter

    4 Best Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips - Washing In Winter

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    Washing your clothes may not be the first thing you'd think of that could impact the Earth but there are easy ways that you can make your clothes washing routine more eco-friendly. Here is our top eco-friendly washing advice with some winter-specific tips thrown in (because we all know drying your wet clothes can be a bit tricky in cold, wet weather!)   1. Washing Your...
  • Win A Kids Bottle - Free Colouring Competition for WA Day!

    Win A Kids Bottle - Free Colouring Competition for WA Day!

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    We're hosting a free colouring in competition for kids of all ages to celebrate WA Day! We'd like to recognise and celebrate the indigenous people of our home this WA Day while also having some fun. Use your imagination to colour and decorate this picture of the six Noongar seasons (click here to download) and send it to us via email (send to support@urbanrevolution.com.au)...
  • May Plant Feature: Growing Spinach In Australia

    May Plant Feature: Growing Spinach In Australia

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    Spinach is a quick, easy, cool weather crop that is packed full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. May is the perfect time to start growing spinach for the cooler months if you haven't started growing some already! There are lots of different varieties of spinach - we'll tell you all about them and how to grow healthy, thriving spinach in this article.   Health Benefits...
  • Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

    Everything You Need To Know About Growing Potatoes

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    While store-bought potatoes are readily available all year round, nothing beats the flavour of the home grown version. Potatoes can be grown in most climates if you choose a suitable variety. They can be grown in the ground, in pots, or in bags, making them a great choice no matter how much growing room you have.   What Do You Need To Grow Potatoes?...
  • May Seasonal Recipe: Spinach Pie In Puff Pastry

    May Seasonal Recipe: Spinach Pie In Puff Pastry

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    Another great recipe from our friends at Social Manna down the road. Hope you enjoy... a good one for those colder days! Ingredients 4 tablespoons salted butter 2 large brown onions 3 cloves garlic, minced 285g spinach (fresh from the garden or frozen) 5 large eggs, separated 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs (Italian or plain) 1 cup Gruyere cheese, shredded - can use Swiss too ¾...
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