What to plant now

Spring Onion

What to plant in September

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 4:22pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL emerges from his winter slumber to get stuck into some cautious spring planting.


Delicious alpine strawberry

Grow alpine strawberries

Thu, 28/08/2014 - 12:15pm

PENNY WOODWARD suggests you try growing these tiny morsels of delight.

Making Seed Drills

What to plant in August

Thu, 31/07/2014 - 4:03pm

To get the lowdown on what to sow now, wherever you are, check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's guide to August planting.


What to plant in July

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 10:57am

In the south, it's time to hunker down against the cold and pop in the odd cool season veg. Up north, it's a planting frenzy. JUSTIN RUSSELL has suggestions for July planting wherever you are in...

Rouge D'Hiver Lettuce

What to plant in June

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 2:39pm

Australia's diverse climate zones mean winter brings a mixed bag of planting opportunities writes, JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Red salad leaves

Satisfying saltbush (orach)

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 4:05pm

With winter close PENNY WOODWARD suggests growing the versatile vegetable, orach.

Italian purple garlic

Planting garlic

Sat, 26/04/2014 - 9:37am

Garlic is easy to grow says Penny Woodward and it’s not too late to plant it.

Bronze, purple and red-leafed herbs and vegies

Red and purple edibles

Thu, 21/11/2013 - 4:14pm

Add colour and interest to your garden by planting red and purple-leafed edible plants says PENNY WOODWARD.