Poultry show winner

Best in show

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:08am

JESSAMY MILLER says poultry shows are not only for the birds. 

Alice Waters and Rebecca Sullivan

Eat your words

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 10:38am

'Granny skills' enthusiast REBECCA SULLIVAN plots a food revolution with the legendary Alice Waters.

Fruit Fly Protection

Weekend jobs in Spring

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 9:18am

Got anything planned for the long weekend? JUSTIN RUSSELL says scrap 'em, and spend the weekend enjoying three straight days of gardening bliss instead. 

Birdhouse and Blossom

Gardening jobs for September

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 11:12am

JUSTIN RUSSELL says use the fleeting season to get chores done ahead of what's likely to be a long, hot summer.

Apple blossom

The birds and the bees

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 12:43pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL discusses the birds, the bees and the mysteries of fruit tree pollination.  

full moon rising

Full moon rising

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:03pm

Here's an up-to-date 2017 moon planting chart, produced by Lyn Bagnall and for sale at Aussie Organic Gardening. Lyn's explanatory text shines a silvery light on gardening by the moon. You can...

Winter Washing Fruit Trees

Gardening jobs for August

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 11:41am

Longing to escape the house and get stuck into some proper winter gardening? Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for August.

Raised Garden Beds

July is for bed building

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 2:51pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL says, “now is the hour for all good gardeners to build a bed”!


The wonders of watercress

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 9:37am

Contrary to opinion, watercress is easy to grow, says JUSTIN RUSSELL, plus it's a nutritional powerhouse!

Autumn tones

Gardening jobs for May

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 9:42am

JUSTIN RUSSELL has some tips and tricks to get the most out of your gardening efforts this month.