Blogs

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.

Seeds sown in coir pots

Sowing organic seeds

July 26, 2018

It's life affirming, says Penny Woodward, to plant seed and watch it grow.

Australian spiders

Spiders are special

July 13, 2018

Look after your spiders says Penny Woodward, the vast majority are harmless and all are beneficial.

Potted heritage lemons

Potting lemons and limes

July 5, 2018

Annette McFarlane reveals the secrets to potting success for heritage lemons and limes.

Heirloom pumpkins

Why grow heirlooms?

July 5, 2018

Penny Woodward explains just how important heirloom edibles are to our, and the planet’s, survival. 

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