Articles by Jian Liu

Composting is an important way to turn waste into nutrients for your garden.

Smart composting

August 2021

Jian Liu has discovered a few tricks for harnessing all the benefits of compost, with minimal effort.

A ripe pepino.

Pepino: a year-round rockmelon

July 2021

Pepinos may prefer to be grown in a warm climate, but Jian Liu has found that in her Melbourne backyard, these melons give a generous taste of the tropics even in winter.

Araucana lay unusual green eggs.

Choosing a chook house

June 2021

Life is much richer in this Melbourne household with a few chooks added to the mix – here's some tips Jian Liu learnt about making a home for chickens so everyone is happy.