What to plant now

ripening pineapple

She'll be pineapples

Thu, 15/10/2015 - 10:11am

The main requirement for growing your own sweet, juicy pineapples is a little patience, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

silver spangled hamburgh

Size matters in the hen house

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:48am

Good things come in small packages when it comes to bantam fowl, writes JESSAMY MILLER.

 

Poultry show winner

Best in show

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 11:08am

JESSAMY MILLER says poultry shows are not only for the birds. 

Alice Waters and Rebecca Sullivan

Eat your words

Thu, 08/10/2015 - 10:38am

'Granny skills' enthusiast REBECCA SULLIVAN plots a food revolution with the legendary Alice Waters.

Native australian citrus

Aussie citrus

Mon, 14/09/2015 - 10:52am

Native limes, like finger and desert limes, can be planted now, says PENNY WOODWARD

full moon rising

Full moon rising

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 1:03pm

Here's an up-to-date 2017 moon planting chart, produced by Lyn Bagnall and for sale at Aussie Organic Gardening. Lyn's explanatory text shines a silvery light on gardening by the moon. You can...

Colourful leafy lettuces

Leafy salad greens

Sun, 31/05/2015 - 12:14pm

Although winter is not normally associated with salads, it's a great time for growing leafy greens, says PENNY WOODWARD

Coloured carrots.

Carrot crops

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 1:36pm

No matter where you live, PENNY WOODWARD says that carrots can be planted now.

Multi coloured and shaped pumpkins

Heirloom pumpkins

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 3:32pm

PENNY WOODWARD reminds us that it's not too late to plant pumpkins to ensure a good supply for winter.

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