choko + raised garden bed

Keeping your vegies safe

January 17, 2017

The risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live, writes EMMA BOWEN.

Sage in flower

Savoury sage

January 8, 2017

Sage advice: used in medicine and cooking, it's well worth a grow in your garden says PENNY WOODWARD.

Graceful tree frog

Creating a frog utopia

December 20, 2016

Leap into 2017 and the wonderful world of frogs and water-loving insects, writes LEONIE SHANAHAN.

Qld Fruit Fly

Gardening jobs for January

December 19, 2016

Join JUSTIN RUSSELL in 2017 for seasonal gardening tips to keep your patch thriving.

watermelons in season

What to plant in January

December 15, 2016

The heat is on, but there’s still plenty to plant in most parts of Oz. Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's summer guide.

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 15, 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Young Violetta artichoke flower buds

Edible ornamentals

December 14, 2016

Good looking and tasty. Could we call these edimentals? PENNY WOODWARD asks.

Black garlic bulbs

Black garlic

December 1, 2016

It's not hard to make black garlic says PENNY WOODWARD, so give it a go following her helpful instructions.

Incubator-hatched chickens

Egg-cellent incubating

November 28, 2016

Want to try your hand at incubating chickens? Chook aficionado Jessamy Miller tells us how.


What to plant in December

November 25, 2016

For some, summer is time to enjoy the relief of wet season rains, for others it's time to get planting says JUSTIN RUSSELL.