Marcelle Nankervis is a Horticulturist who has worked in the Horticultural Media for over 16 years.
She is passionate about Permaculture, Sustainability and Gardening for the Future.

Marcelle regularly writes for Your Garden magazine and Better Homes and Gardens.
Her first book was Plants for Australian Dry Gardens (Murdoch Books).
Marcelle's second is Smart Gardening (Exisle Publishing).

Welcome to my Blog!

As a horticultural writer I often come across people, stories, tips, tricks and real gems of information that never really make their way out of my notebook. I am hoping to share a few of these insights here as well as my own gardening experiences, which includes getting my children excited about plants.

I believe that a strong connection with the garden and our landscape when we are young is vital. I am hoping that educating my children in "Green Living" and "Smart Gardening" will provide them with the fundamental building blocks necessary for them to live long and healthy lives, while also doing their bit in helping to create a sustainable and green future for all.

Happy Gardening!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

As any zucchini grower knows, there is a time when you cannot eat another zucchini slice or preserve another jar of zucchini pickles.

This week I stumbled upon a recipe for Chocolate Zucchini Brownies at

I tried it last night and it was not only a hit with my children, but the adults too.

It only uses 2 cups of grated zucchini, but what a great way to use them!

To view the recipe, click on the link below: