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Leafy brassicas

Winter fare

Penny Woodward describes some unusual and more common edibles for planting now.

Eggs contain everything required to support a chick’s development in the shell, which takes effort and resources.

Why is my hen not laying?

Jessamy Miller has been writing chook advice for OG for many years now, and one question that often comes up is: why...

Prostanthera rotundifolia

Minty magic

Known by gardeners as native mint bush, Prostanthera rotundifolia is a handy plant for semi-shade.

Rosa rugosa rose hips

Rose hips

In this bountiful season, Penny Woodward explains, rose hips come into their own.

Asparagus spears

Growing asparagus

A family favourite, asparagus is a must-have in the vegie patch, writes Helen McKerral.

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Ten tips for a healthy garden

Penny Woodward, shares her tips for a thriving garden – one that will provide veg and fruit, and help the planet.

Tomato seedlings

Growing tomatoes from seed

There are many ways of growing tomatoes from seed, but here is one of the simplest and most common, using punnets or seedling trays, from...

Itoh peonies from Issue 117

The Magic of Peonies

We love peonies at OG and Eliza Henry-Jones shares that love -- here she also shares tips for growing these beauties.

Planting guides

Our simple planting guides will help you find out what plants grow best in
your region and when to plant them.


Everyone loves lemons.

Some simple tips for citrus trees from our experts, Helen McKerral, Leonie Shanahan and Penny Woodward.


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Pests & Diseases

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