What to harvest now

Herbal Tea, grow your own

Herbal teas from the organic garden

Mon, 20/05/2013 - 2:39pm

If the cold, winter days are making you feel a little run down, then maybe a warm cup of tea made from some regular garden herbs is just the thing to lift your spirits, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Outlaw plants

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 2:43pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL challenges the notion that all weeds are pests, and makes cordial with one of his favourite outlaw plants.


How to make grenadine

Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:45am

Got a glut of pomegranates? JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to make the refreshing drink, grenadine.

Summer Apples

Apples for Christmas

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 12:07pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL picks his first apples of the season, and offers a cheery Christmas recipe using the fruit.


Apricot Season

Fri, 30/11/2012 - 2:15pm

Early summer is stonefruit season in many parts of Australia, and JUSTIN RUSSELL eagerly anticipates a bumper crop of apricots.

Orange Tree

Ripe for the Picking

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 2:59pm

Knowing when to pick a crop of fruit is a vital skill for home growers to learn, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Garlic Chives

How do you use your garlic chives?

Tue, 08/05/2012 - 3:51pm

PHIL DUDMAN has a ton of garlic chives in his garden and is on a mission to find ways to make better use of them in the kitchen.

Autumn apples

Apple and Rhubarb

Wed, 18/04/2012 - 1:59pm

Apple and rhubarb is a classic autumn pairing, both in the garden and the kitchen. JUSTIN RUSSELL celebrates the season by sharing a favourite recipe.

Grow my community

Wed, 18/04/2012 - 10:02am

Check out our first project 'Home-grown harvest' at http://pool.abc.net.au/projects/grow-my-community where you can contribute pictures, stories, poems and audio or visual evidence of your organic...