Undersown Garlic

Happy accidents

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 9:55am

A crop of self-sown salad leaves in JUSTIN RUSSELL's garlic patch has him reflecting on happy accidents in the garden.

Editor’s choice – March 2014

Sat, 15/03/2014 - 1:12am

This month we feature a photo of our own editor, Steve Payne, inspecting the Kale growing in his own “patch”. We love seeing what’s growing in your patch! Keep the photos coming. You can upload...

Bolting Broccoli

Bolting, and how to postpone it

Thu, 24/10/2013 - 1:57pm

With a change in seasons comes vegetables bolting quickly to seed. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains why plants bolt, and suggests ways to slow the process down.

Heirloom tomatoes

Top Tomatoes

Wed, 02/10/2013 - 10:22am

We asked four experts for their favourite tomatoes and tips to growing and cooking them. 

Spring Greens

Spring greens

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 10:57am

Get them in early, and grow them fast. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares these and other tips for growing a range of yummy spring greens.

Editor’s choice – June 2013

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 5:13pm

This month we were inspired by the McKenzie family's fantastic farm. We love seeing what’s growing in your patch! Keep the photos coming. You can upload them via Your Patch, or email them to...

Digging up spuds

Dig and store spuds

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 10:00am

You've grown a lovely crop of potatoes and its now time to dig, and store them for winter. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Red pak choy

Full greens ahead

Wed, 22/05/2013 - 4:37pm

Packed with flavour and nutrients, leafy Asian greens can be easily grown in all climates.