What to plant now

Miner's lettuce leaves can be eaten fresh or lightly cooked as you would spinach.

Cool greens

Tue, 08/03/2022 - 9:15am

These cold-loving salad greens can be planted now for a healthy harvest.

Coloured lettuces

Lettuces all year round

Tue, 07/12/2021 - 8:13am

Penny Woodward says that with the variety of lettuces available, you should never be without leaves to add to your salads all year round.

Beach Bananas

Native plants for indoors

Thu, 18/11/2021 - 9:44am

There’s a stack of Australian native plants from rainforest areas that are naturally suited to low light, so are perfect for growing indoors, writes Karen Sutherland.

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

Don't be put off by the stark look of bare-rooted rose trees. As Eliza Henry-Jones explains, the colder months are the time to plant them to ensure success.


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!