Blogs

More or less space?

When more is less

April 3, 2018

The more the land, the more ambitious Simon Webster’s gardening vision became. 

A diverse garden

Diversity is the key

April 1, 2018

Penny Woodward explains how diversity is essential for healthy gardens, parks, farms and wild environments.

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 29, 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

Crimson Broad Beans

What to plant in April

March 29, 2018

Mid-autumn is a lovely time to plant some seeds for a winter harvest. Check out Justin Russell's April planting guide.

Hybrid hen

Hybrid hens

March 26, 2018

Jessamy Miller explores the pros and cons of keeping hybrid chooks and how they stack up against pure breeds.

Surprise potato

The accidental gardener

March 22, 2018

Simon Webster cottons on to a new way of gardening – expect the unexpected – at Plot Farm. 

Prom Coast Food Collective

Collective food

March 22, 2018

An innovative enterprise in Victoria is bringing farmer, customer and community together, writes Isabel Kimpton.

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

March 19, 2018

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

A bunch of celery

Do the celery crunch

March 10, 2018

Freshly cut, clean, crunchy celery is the perfect plant for autumn, says Penny Woodward.

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