What to do now

Worm liquid is a relatively easy-to-produce home-made liquid fertiliser.

Liquid gold

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 4:19pm

Penny Woodward investigates the expanding range of liquid fertilisers, from seaweed extracts to manure teas.

Qld Fruit Fly

Gardening jobs for January

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 8:00am

Join Justin Russell in 2018 for seasonal gardening tips to keep your patch thriving.

A developing tomato

Doing the tomato shake

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 4:27pm

Shake your tomato flowers to help with pollination and set fruit, writes Penny Woodward.

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:00am

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

pickling cucumbers

All bottled up

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:00am

Cucumbers aren't just salad extras. Give them a starring role as pickles. Justin Russell explains. 


December gardening jobs

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 10:05am

When you're not watching cricket or sipping chilled beverages, tackle Justin Russell's must-do jobs.


What to plant in November

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 8:00am

From sweetcorn to okra, here's Justin Russell's guide to November planting.

Cocozelle Zucchinis

Gardening jobs for November

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 6:59pm

With the weather heating up read Justin Russell's tips for resilient gardening this month.

Zucchini are a fast growing summer crop

Starting a vegie garden

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:40am

It's not too late, says Penny Woodward, to plant vegies for summer harvesting.