What to plant now

A bed of wallflowers

Wondrous wallflowers

Wed, 29/08/2018 - 3:04pm

You can't go past deliciously scented wallflowers for your spring and summer garden writes Penny Woodward.

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:00am

Justin Russell introduces the world of heirloom corn, including eating, flour and popping cultivars. 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:24am

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

Mustard Greens

What to plant in July

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 4:54pm

Depending on your climate, July's either a great month to plant vegies, or a time to hibernate, says Justin Russell.

Frost Broccoli

What to plant in June

Sun, 03/06/2018 - 8:42am

Justin Russell says it's time to enact your winter planting plan.


What to plant in May

Wed, 02/05/2018 - 9:33am

May is made for gardening, says Justin Russell. Read his timely tips for what to plant now at your place. 

Young chervil plants

Subtle, charming chervil

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 10:00am

A basket of chervil seeds was found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, says Penny Woodward.

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 2:43pm

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Spring onions

Spring to it

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 11:58am

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward.