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Urban gardening

Wed, 06/05/2020 - 1:11pm

Clare and Keith have turned a basic apartment backyard into a vegie-filled garden that supplies them with fresh produce throughout the year.

Getting your vegie garden started

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 5:25pm

Starting a vegie patch? Well, there's one very important question to ask yourself, writes Helen McKerral.

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

Fri, 01/06/2018 - 8:00am

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 1:34pm

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.

Sprouting seeds

Sprout your own seeds

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 12:00am

Sprouts are the powerhouse of super foods. They’re also easy to grow. We show you how.

White-Throated Treecreepers using nesting boxes.

Attract native birds to your garden

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 4:24pm

By providing water, nesting havens and protective habitat, it’s possible to create a garden brimming with beautiful birds year-round, writes Libby Woodward. 

Peter Cundall

Viva la revolution!

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 3:04pm

Peter Cundall celebrates the organic ‘revolution’ and invites you to join him in growing food in your urban space. 

Espaliered apple

Simple espalier technique

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 3:43pm

Justin Russell shows you a simple espalier technique, perfect for small-space growing, plus his top 10 trees for training.