Fruits & nuts

You can either go foraging for blackberries or grow them yourself.

Growing blackberries in abundance

Mon, 10/01/2022 - 11:39am

Summer is time for fresh berries and Justin Russell tells us we can grow them in our backyards in abundance - a chance to ditch the plastic and have your own supply!

Dwarf pineapples.

Get started with pineapples

Tue, 02/11/2021 - 3:55pm

Growing a pineapple can be as simple as twisting the top off an existing fruit and planting it. 

Paul West loved picking mulberries as a kid.

Mighty mulberries

Thu, 22/07/2021 - 4:43pm

From an early age, Paul West fell in love with the resilient mulberry and its bountiful, juicy and tangy fruit.

Ten tips for a healthy garden

Sun, 28/02/2021 - 2:07pm

Penny Woodward, shares her tips for a thriving garden – one that will provide veg and fruit, and help the planet.

Strawberries are high on the list of the most chemically contaminated.

How to grow chemical-free strawberries

Thu, 29/10/2020 - 3:34pm

Strawberries are high on the list of chemically contaminated foods that we buy at a supermarket, so here's a refresher on how to grow your own strawberries organically from Penny Woodward.

Bob with apples

Bob's Summer Surprise

Wed, 20/05/2020 - 12:21pm

It took 20 years for Bob Magnus to breed this apple, says Penny Woodward, and it all started in Huonville, Tasmania.

Cumquats in basket

Easygoing cumquats

Fri, 13/09/2019 - 5:15pm

Helen McKerral says its best to always plant comquats into warm soil.

Grow your own delightfully delicious oranges!

Wed, 01/05/2019 - 4:22pm

Oranges offer so much more than their health-giving fruit, including beauty, shade and a delirious scent, writes Helen McKerral -- and you can even grow them in pots!

Tahitian lime


Fri, 22/03/2019 - 3:15pm

Limes have it all says Penny Woodward. Fragrant flowers, glossy leaves, delicious fruit.

Apple tree

Small space apple tricks

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 2:52pm

Helen McKerral tells you all you need to know to grow apples in small spaces.