What to plant now

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

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!