Blogs

Australian spiders

Spiders are special

July 13, 2018

Look after your spiders says Penny Woodward, the vast majority are harmless and all are beneficial.

Potted heritage lemons

Potting lemons and limes

July 5, 2018

Annette McFarlane reveals the secrets to potting success for heritage lemons and limes.

Heirloom pumpkins

Why grow heirlooms?

July 5, 2018

Penny Woodward explains just how important heirloom edibles are to our, and the planet’s, survival. 

Mustard Greens

What to plant in July

July 3, 2018

Depending on your climate, July's either a great month to plant vegies, or a time to hibernate, says Justin Russell.

Pansies

Gardens for dementia

June 28, 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

Michael Ableman

In conversation with...

June 27, 2018

Simon Webster chats with organic farmer and author Michael Ableman about the healing power of growing food. 

Frost on kale leaves

A frosty reception

June 25, 2018

When frost comes creeping it can ruin a garden. Helen McKerral suggests ways to combat it.

 

Peace rose

Roses of yesteryear

June 7, 2018

Penny Woodward investigates roses of yesteryear, and lists her top picks. 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 7, 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

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