Resources

Everyone should have the opportunity to experience the benefits of growing their own food at home. A lack of simple, accessible and beginner-friendly information can make this hard for many of us. This is why Food from Home have developed a range of resources and tip sheets to help build your knowledge and you get started!

Many of our resources have been expertly reviewed by our friends at the Cockatoo Sustainable Food Project and Deakin University ensuring you the most credible and locally-relevant growing information!

Container Gardening: Herbs
Herbs are one of the easiest and underrated plants to grow! Perfect addition to your container garden.


June Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of June.


Container Gardening: Getting Started
How to create a garden in small spaces by repurposing and upcycling materials.


Seed Saving: Lettuce
A simple step-by-step guide on saving seeds from your lettuce plant.


March Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of March.


Regrowing Beetroot
A simple step-by-step guide of how to regrow beet leaves from your beetroot scraps.


Regrowing Onions
A simple step-by-step guide of how to regrow onions using food scraps. Perfect activity for the kids.


Regrow Food Scraps
Introduction to regrowing food. A low-waste, cost-effective, planet-friendly way to start or add to your edible garden.


February Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of February.


Natural Pest Remedies
Chemical free gardening! Here are some simple, cost-effective ways you can naturally control pests at home.


January Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of January
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December Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of December.

Regrow Cabbage
A simple step-by-step guide of how to regrow Chinese Cabbage from your food scrap. Perfect activity for Autumn/Winter.


May Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of May.


April Growing Guide
Learn more about what to be planting in Melbourne’s South East during the month of April.


Edible Gardening on a Budget
Want to start growing your own food while saving money at the same time? Here are our top tips.


Edible Gardening in a Rental Property
Growing food at a rental property is possible! Here are our handy hints to get you growing sooner.


Reducing Waste and Saving Money: Water #1
Simple tips to save money and conserve water in your edible gardening.


Reducing Waste and Saving Money: Water #2
Simple tips to save money and conserve water in your edible gardening.


Tips on Choosing Food to Grow
Decided you want to start edible gardening? Let us help you work out what types of food to grow.


Edible Gardening: Getting Started
New to growing food at home? Planning is key. Check out part one of our list of useful questions to ask yourself before getting started.


Edible Gardening: Getting Started
New to growing food at home? Check out part two of our list of useful questions to ask yourself before getting started.


Edible Gardening on a Balcony
Think you need a backyard to start a garden? Think again. Here is our balconies for beginners guide!

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Got an idea or suggestion for a resource? Or perhaps you are an edibles expert who would like to co-develop a resource with us? We would love to hear from you. Please email info@foodfromhome.org to get in touch!

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