What to plant now

Rocket is an easily grown annual that can be harvested for months.

Plant: rhubarb, rocket and more!

Tue, 12/10/2021 - 10:24am

Karen Sutherland looks at a selection of plants that will look great in your garden and add spicy flavours to your cooking.

Leafy brassicas

Winter fare

Tue, 25/05/2021 - 3:54pm

Penny Woodward describes some unusual and more common edibles for planting now.

Prostanthera rotundifolia

Minty magic

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 2:53pm

Known by gardeners as native mint bush, Prostanthera rotundifolia is a handy plant for semi-shade.

‘Souvenir de la Malmaison’ is a Bourbon rose created in 1843 by Lyon-based rose breeder, Jean Beluze.

Old-fashioned aromatic roses

Tue, 04/05/2021 - 2:45pm

There is something mesmerising about roses en masse; about the differences in fragrance and form. None more so than a beautiful collection of old-fashioned roses. 


Garlic in your garden

Wed, 24/03/2021 - 1:36pm

Homegrown garlic tastes dramatically better than any you can buy in your local supermarket, so why not grow it yourself! 

Asparagus spears

Growing asparagus

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 6:41pm

A family favourite, asparagus is a must-have in the vegie patch, writes Helen McKerral.

Round-leaf pigface

Edible succulents

Mon, 22/02/2021 - 3:48pm

Karen Sutherland writes about three edible, waterwise succulents that you can plant now. They are easy to grow, and tasty!

From garden to plate – borage, heartsease, calendula, nasturtiums, dill and cornflowers.

Growing edible flowers in your garden

Wed, 16/12/2020 - 1:45pm

Edible flowers add a colourful spark and fresh flavour to dishes, are the basis of health-giving teas, and create delicious cordials and preserves, writes Karen Sutherland.