Garden planning

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.

Biodiversity above and below ground helps create a resilient garden.

Design for Climate Change

Mon, 30/01/2012 - 6:29pm

In an edited extract from his comprehensive and inspiring new book 'The New Organic Gardener', TIM MARSHALL says building the soil and keeping plants cool are key gardening strategies to counter...