Blogs

Elephant garlic

The elephant of garlics

September 17, 2018

It's much too late to plant garlic, explains Penny Woodward, but the perfect time for Elephant garlic.

Beeswax lip balm

How to make beeswax lip balm

September 13, 2018

Even if you can't keep your own bees, you can make your own beeswax lip balm. Here's how...

Heirloom bean graphic

Which bean is that?

September 13, 2018

Want to know which heirloom bean is which? We reveal all here!

Bean Seed

What to plant in September

August 30, 2018

Justin Russell's ideas for what to plant in September, wherever you garden in Australia.

A bed of wallflowers

Wondrous wallflowers

August 29, 2018

You can't go past deliciously scented wallflowers for your spring and summer garden writes Penny Woodward.

Spreading mulch

Mulching pots

August 15, 2018

As the weather warms up Penny Woodward explains why it's good to mulch your pots.

Peter Cundall harvests apples

Apple of Peter's eye

August 6, 2018

Peter Cundall loves apples. Here he reveals his all-time favourite heritage cultivars. 

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

August 2, 2018

Justin Russell introduces the world of heirloom corn, including eating, flour and popping cultivars. 

Boysenberries

Training brambleberries

August 2, 2018

Helen McKerral investigates the juicy world of brambleberries, from boysenberries to youngberries. 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 1, 2018

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

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