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!

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.

The Importance of Companion Planting

The Importance of Companion Planting

Companion planting is an age-old horticultural philosophy which takes a holistic and organic approach to cultivation. By growing mutually beneficial crops together, we can improve productivity, soil fertility, and overall horticultural well-being.

Filling Your Garden Bed

Filling Your Garden Bed

When it comes to gardening, almost nothing is more important than soil. No amount of care or maintenance will make up for having poor soils, which are often the cause of pests, diseases, slow growth, and a low number of fruit and vegetables. 

What Type of Garden Bed is Best for Me?

What Type of Garden Bed is Best for Me?

Starting a garden is an exciting and fun project that can be completely life changing. It's the simple joy of watering, planting, and caring for plants that keep many avid gardeners motivated, not to mention the excitement of harvesting your very own food.

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.

Protecting Plants from Cold and Frost

Protecting Plants from Cold and Frost

For gardeners, winter means time to slow down from the workload of a thriving garden in peak season. There’s less to harvest, less to maintain, and in very cold climates you can forget about planting all together.

Protecting Plants from Excessive Heat

Protecting Plants from Excessive Heat

Summer can be the most fruitful time of year for a garden. Hot weather and long days allow for bountiful and productive growth for many of our favorite plants. 

How Plants Improve Soil Health

How Plants Improve Soil Health

Soil health is crucial for successful gardening, as the conditions below ground directly impact plant growth. Interestingly, plant roots interact with the soil in a unique way, significantly influencing the soil's biology, chemistry, and physical structure.

A Guide to Disease Control

A Guide to Disease Control

Maintaining healthy plants isn’t always easy, but keeping diseases at bay is one of the most important things we do as gardeners. Diseases are caused by pathogens that penetrate plant tissue, weaken plants, stunt fruits or flowers, and often result in death.

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 Strawberries

How To Grow Strawberries

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

How To Grow Squash

How To Grow Squash

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

How To Grow Spinach

How To Grow Spinach

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

How To Grow Rhubarb

How To Grow Rhubarb

In this article, we share a comprehensive guide to growing rhubarb 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.

A Guide to Propagating

A Guide to Propagating

There are many ways you can propagate your existing plants to multiply your plant babies. This is a cheap way to increase your greenery and further contribute to restoring the environment.

A Guide to Plant Lifespans

A Guide to Plant Lifespans

Plants, like all living things, have a lifespan that is unique to their biology. Annuals live for one season, biennials require two growing seasons to mature, and perennials can live for years, or even centuries, given proper care.

The Importance of Keeping your Leaves Clean

The Importance of Keeping your Leaves Clean

Love it or loathe it, cleaning is one of life’s certainties. We clean the house, the car, the clothes, and the dog, but did you know we need to clean our houseplants too? 

Keeping Your Plants Happy While on Holiday

Keeping Your Plants Happy While on Holiday

We spend so much time painstakingly tending to our plants every day. But what happens to our plants when we go on holiday? 

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.