What to harvest now

Bright red and yellow tamarillo

Tangy tamarillo

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 11:14am

These fruit are worth growing just for their vibrant colours says PENNY WOODWARD

Tomatoes of different colour

Tasty tomatoes

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 11:18am

With tomato havest in full swing PENNY WOODWARD says now is the time to try some different cultivars.


An abundance of blackberries

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 3:20pm

An epic blackberry crop has JUSTIN RUSSELL convinced that growing your own food is about abundance, not scarcity.

sowing melon seed

Plant a seed

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:02pm

Get inspired by the new issue of Organic Gardener magazine with our special 'Seeds' feature, says STEVE PAYNE.

Garlic freshly harvested

Harvesting garlic

Sat, 20/09/2014 - 3:55pm

How do you know when to harvest your garlic? asks PENNY WOODWARD.

Preserving Lemons

Preserving a lemon glut

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 2:17pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL heads for the kitchen to preserve a glut of winter lemons.

Red Onions

Harvest notes: Mar-Apr

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 5:03pm

Capsicum, Onion, Pineapple and Sweet potato wiil soon be ready to harvest.


Harvest notes: Jan-Feb

Sun, 16/02/2014 - 8:20pm

Cucumber, Eggplant, Plum and Pumpkin wiil be ready to harvest in summer.

Putting the cole in slaw

Fri, 13/12/2013 - 8:23am

Cabbages in December? Too right! JUSTIN RUSSELL gives tips for growing late brassicas and shares a delicious coleslaw recipe.