Summer

Sweetcorn

What to plant in December

November 2018

Want to know the secret to an extended summer harvest season? Read on for Justin Russell's December planting suggestions.

Bean Trio

February garden jobs

February 2017

Gardening is a happiness booster, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. Check out his February tips.

zinnias

December gardening jobs

November 2016

Time in the garden can be hard to find during the silly season. Try JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for quick garden jobs this December. 

Nectarine Pruning

Jobs for February

February 2015

Despite wearying of summer and longing for autumn, JUSTIN RUSSELL gets stuck into some February pruning. 

Blackberries

An abundance of blackberries

January 2015

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

Morello Cherry

Have a very cherry Christmas!

December 2014

Christmas wouldn't be complete without cherries, but for a sour twist, JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests trying Morello cherries.

Heirloom Capsicums

If the caps fit

October 2014

Capsicums are heat loving summer vegies that look and taste great with the right care, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. 

Shady chook pen

Help them in the heat

February 2014

PENNY WOODWARD explains that animals and birds suffer in the heat too.

Mulching

Jobs for February

January 2014

With many parts of Australia as dry as a bone JUSTIN RUSSELL offers tips for keeping your garden hydrated, along with lots more late summer action.

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