The Carbon Garden Resources

Free educational and gardening resources to help you in your gardening journey

everything a green thumb needs

Embark on a blossoming journey towards gardening enlightenment, no matter your level of expertise! Our digital program, educational articles, and downloadable resources offer an abundant source of knowledge to grow your gardening skills and bring forth a bountiful and stunning garden.

Read The Carbon Garden Program

If you've lost your printed program, or want to easily access a digital version of The Carbon Garden Program, read it here or click the link below to open our digital program in full screen.

Want to save the program to your phone in an easy-to-access shortcut? Follow this link to learn how!

*Please note that the digital program is only accessible to those that have purchased a Carbon Garden Kit due to needing to understand the program.

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Empowering Through Education

"With the gift of education, we have the opportunity to create something exceptional. Our gardens have the potential to support our health and the health of the planet."

The Carbon Garden Education Library

Understanding Carbon Sequestration

Are you ready to level up your gardening game and make a positive impact on the planet? Join us on a journey to learn all about carbon sequestration and how it can help you create a thriving, sustainable garden ecosystem. Get ready to dig in (metaphorically of course!) and explore our Carbon Sequestration series!

How do Plants Sequester Carbon?

How do Plants Sequester Carbon?

It's impossible to overstate the generosity of plants and everything they give to us. The food we eat, the materials we use, the landscapes we admire, and of course, the oxygen we breathe.

Carbon Sequestration for a Healthy Planet and Soils

Carbon Sequestration for a Healthy Planet and Soils

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is more than an ordinary gas. It's the most common form of carbon in the atmosphere and is intrinsically tied to all life on our planet.

How Can My Home Help The Planet?

How Can My Home Help The Planet?

There are a million different ways each and every one of us can help our planet. Every action, big or small, is a step towards reducing our impact on the environment.

Photosynthesis: A Key Component of Sequestering Carbon

Photosynthesis: A Key Component of Sequestering Carbon

Photosynthesis is a process that plants use to convert sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into energy-rich sugars, which fuels their growth. The healthier the plant, the more luscious green foliage it will have.

Planning Your Garden

Greetings green thumbs and budding horticulturists! It's time to face the truth - those that fail to plan, plan to fail. But fear not, for in this article series, we'll be dishing out some juicy tips and tricks to help you plan and grow a beautiful garden.

An Introduction to Regenerative Gardening

An Introduction to Regenerative Gardening

Regenerative gardening is a sustainable and eco-friendly approach to cultivating gardens that focuses on building healthy soil, promoting biodiversity, and maintaining a balanced ecosystem.

Effects of Climate Stress on Plants

Effects of Climate Stress on Plants

Every plant is adapted to environmental conditions which it requires to live. When these conditions aren’t met plants experience what is known as “environmental stress”.

Popular Companion Planting Combinations

Popular Companion Planting Combinations

Companion planting involves growing mutually beneficial plants together to create healthy, flourishing plants. This article gives an extensive companion planting matrix.

Light Levels for Plants - Choosing the Perfect Spot

Light Levels for Plants - Choosing the Perfect Spot

One of the most important things to consider when designing your garden is the correct placement of your plants. Light levels in your garden are essential to ensure the health and vigour of your plants, with many garden vegetables and plants adapting to specific environmental conditions, such as light. 

Growing Your Garden

Welcome to the Growing Series, where we delve into the nitty-gritty of how to turn your well-planned garden into a thriving green oasis. Now that you have your garden plan in hand, it's time to roll up your sleeves and get to work on growing your dream garden.

Plant Health and Resistance to Stress

Plant Health and Resistance to Stress

Plants are resilient organisms. They cannot grow or thrive when circumstances are unfavourable, thus they rely on countless transformations to withstand less than optimum conditions. 

A Guide to Harvesting Correctly

A Guide to Harvesting Correctly

After all the hard work and effort of gardening, the most rewarding moment comes at the time of harvesting. While harvesting is generally easy, it is also an important step that without proper care can cause you some losses.

Friends and Foes (for Australian Gardens)

Friends and Foes (for Australian Gardens)

There is nothing more discouraging to a gardener than an infestation of pests on their prized and cherished plants. After all the effort to prepare the soil, plant the seed, and care for the tender plants, pests can often result in catastrophic moments for an otherwise enthusiastic gardener.

Humidity and Your Plants

Humidity and Your Plants

In many regions around the world, gardeners often face the challenge of high humidity. This environmental condition brings with it a unique set of challenges for the garden.

How to Grow Series

A series of educational articles on growing specific plants in your garden. From harvest time to optimum pH, we've got your covered.

How To Grow Zucchini

How To Grow Zucchini

In this article, we share a comprehensive guide to growing Zucchini at home.

How To Grow Watermelon

How To Grow Watermelon

In this article, we share a comprehensive guide to growing watermelon at home.

How To Grow Tomatoes

How To Grow Tomatoes

In this article, we share a comprehensive guide to growing tomato at home.

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes

How To Grow Sweet Potatoes

In this article, we share a comprehensive guide to growing Sweet Potato at home.

General Gardening Knowledge

This is our General Gardening section, where you can dive into even more educational pieces and continue cultivating your own little piece of paradise. Whether you're looking to maintain your plants while you're away on holiday, balance your soil's pH and drainage, or discover the secrets of leaf cleaning, our articles have got you covered.

The Essence of The Carbon Garden

The Essence of The Carbon Garden

At its core, The Carbon Garden focuses on leveraging natural metabolic processes of your plants to rejuvenate and enrich your garden. We combine traditional gardening wisdom with modern scientific insights to create a program that benefits both your plants and the soil they grow in. 

Flavonoids: Transforming Gardening

Flavonoids: Transforming Gardening

For passionate gardeners, efficiency is key. It's not just about achieving beautiful blooms or the most luscious vegetables but also about treading lightly on our environment. 

The Art of Pruning: Maintaining Your Garden in the Heart of Winter

The Art of Pruning: Maintaining Your Garden in the Heart of Winter

With winter in full swing, your garden may seem dormant, but beneath the surface, it's a different story. Plants are quietly preparing for the upcoming spring, and so should you.

How Synthetic Gardening Chemicals Kill the Soil

How Synthetic Gardening Chemicals Kill the Soil

Healthy living soils are the secret to having a successful and fruitful biological garden. With this and proper planning, there is absolutely no need for synthetic agrochemicals like pesticides and fertilisers. 

The Carbon Garden Downloadable Resources

Our downloadable gardening resources are designed to provide our members with the knowledge and tools to cultivate a lush and thriving garden.

Yearly Spray Calendar

Our downloadable yearly gardening spray calendar is an essential tool for any gardener looking to maintain healthy plants throughout the seasons. It provides a clear and concise method for tracking your spray cycles. With our easy-to-use calendar, you can stay on top of your gardening game and achieve a flourishing garden.

A3 Visual Leaf Guide (Nutrients)

Our A3 Visual Leaf Guide is an great asset for any gardener looking to identify nutrient deficiencies in their plants. Derived from the visual leaf guide in your Carbon Garden printed program, you can now have it in A3 making it easier to read and identify any nutrient deficiencies your plants may have. With detailed imagery and descriptions, this guide will help you diagnose any issues your plants may be facing, ensuring they stay healthy and thriving all season long.

A2 Seasonal Planting Guide

Introducing our A2 Seasonal Planting Guide, an essential tool for gardeners across Australia. This concise guide offers a clear overview of planting times for many popular fruits and vegetables, tailored to both warm and cool climates. With this handy resource, you can easily plan and optimize your garden throughout the year. Ensure a bountiful harvest and a flourishing garden by downloading our A2 Seasonal Planting Guide today.