Planning your vegie patch? Justin Russell answers the question many of you might be asking: are raised beds right for me?
With gardeners new and old wanting to grow their own food, Helen McKerral goes through the basics of setting up a vegie garden, including easy crops to start with.
Justin Russell explains how to stagger planting times so you don't end up with too little or too much of the vegies you love best.
Helen Cushing writes about small scale vertical gardens.
You can use a structure such as a greenhouse to modify climate conditions, says Justin Russell, protecting plants or extending the growing season for cold-sensitive crops.
Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.
Penny Woodward explains how diversity is essential for healthy gardens, parks, farms and wild environments.
Why can’t we grow food wherever we want? Jennifer Kent, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney investigates.
Catch Costa in our Patch from Scratch when Gardening Australia returns, Saturday March 7th, 6.30pm ABC TV.
Now is the time to contemplate, plan and dream a little says PENNY WOODWARD.