spring onions

Why spring onions are undervalued

Fri, 10/02/2012 - 12:56pm

One of the best plants in the vegie patch is one of the least valued. JUSTIN RUSSELL makes the case for growing a year round supply of spring onions.

Howdy doodhi

Fri, 27/01/2012 - 12:08pm

The doodhis are coming thin and fast for SIMON WEBSTER.

How to Grow Organic Eggplant

Tue, 17/01/2012 - 3:14pm

Eggplant is the perfect summer crop for organic gardeners, but it doesn’t come without its challenges, says PHIL DUDMAN

Veg Garden Summer

Summer seed sowing

Fri, 13/01/2012 - 9:31am

With the lazy days of summer well and truly upon us, it's time to do some relaxed pottering about the garden. JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests sowing seeds and planting seedlings in anticipation of a...

Zucchini Frame Update

Thu, 13/10/2011 - 10:08am

With wet and windy weather dominating, PHIL DUDMAN’s zucchini frame is proving it’s worth.

The Need for Speed

Fri, 07/10/2011 - 9:28am

If you're not careful, the spring planting window can quickly come and go, leaving the vegie garden short on home grown food. Thank goodness for fast growing crops that produce a yield in a matter...

Ripe Tomatoes

Experiments in Tomato Growing

Fri, 30/09/2011 - 9:39am

Tomatoes are almost everyone's summer favourite, but they can be temperamental plants to grow. JUSTIN RUSSELL wonders whether gardeners over-cultivate tomatoes, and plans an experiment in leaving...