Garden Harvesting

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Tommy toes

Jobs for February

January 31, 2018

Planning a big weekend in the garden? Justin Russell gives a rundown on some of the major gardening jobs for Feb.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 4, 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

Tomatoes of different colour

Tasty tomatoes

March 20, 2015

With tomato havest in full swing PENNY WOODWARD says now is the time to try some different cultivars.

Blackberries

An abundance of blackberries

January 22, 2015

An epic blackberry crop has JUSTIN RUSSELL convinced that growing your own food is about abundance, not scarcity.

A vegetable wonder

August 8, 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL harvests the unusual broccoli Romanesco and offers tips on growing these tricky brassicas.

Ripe passionfruit lying beneath the vine.

Late ripening passionfruit

May 28, 2014

Passionfruit is one of our most popular backyard fruit crops and perhaps the most vexing, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE.

Tea Camellia

Bush tea saves the day

February 14, 2014

After a hard morning gardening, a cup of bush tea makes a refreshing pick-me-up.

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