Garden planning

Basil and lettuce vertical garden

Vertical garden

Sat, 07/03/2020 - 3:24pm

Helen Cushing writes about small scale vertical gardens.

Greenhouse growing

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 3:10pm

You can use a structure such as a greenhouse to modify climate conditions, says Justin Russell, protecting plants or extending the growing season for cold-sensitive crops.


Gardens for dementia

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 2:19pm

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

A diverse garden

Diversity is the key

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 1:47pm

Penny Woodward explains how diversity is essential for healthy gardens, parks, farms and wild environments.

Farming the suburbs

Farming the suburbs

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 11:23am

Why can’t we grow food wherever we want? Jennifer Kent, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney investigates.

Patterns with vegetables and flowers

Winter dreaming

Wed, 09/07/2014 - 5:47pm

Now is the time to contemplate, plan and dream a little says PENNY WOODWARD.

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.

The story of a herb garden

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 12:01am

PENNY WOODWARD witnesses the transformation of old trial planting beds into a beautiful big herb garden. A large herb garden was established at Heronswood – the home of the Diggers Club in Dromana...

Gardening as a renter

Thu, 07/06/2012 - 11:52am

The fact that you are renting needn’t put you off growing food, SIMON WEBSTER reports.