Getting started

New Zealand spinach is a disease-resistant perennial also native to Australia

Spinach substitutes

Tue, 04/05/2021 - 3:24pm

Spinach is a no-fuss cool season crop but there are some excellent substitutes for warmer seasons and regions too hot for English spinach.

Know your stuff

Thu, 15/04/2021 - 5:30pm

In Issue 125, Penny Woodward set out a very useful glossary of common organic gardening terms to help novice gardeners learn what’s what – and as a refresher for the more experience among you....

What is Organics?

Mon, 12/04/2021 - 1:33pm

Gardening legend Peter Cundall outlines the principles of growing organically – a choice many gardeners are making today, wanting to grow healthier food for their family, and to contribute to a...

Spring is the best time to plant lime trees.

How to protect limes from pests

Thu, 29/10/2020 - 4:59pm

Limes look gorgeous in your garden and add a tasty tang to meals in your kitchen -- so you don't want pests getting to them before you do.

Growing tomatoes in pots and baskets

Mon, 23/09/2019 - 4:18pm

Learn how growing smaller tomato cultivars in containers means you can make the most of the space (and sunshine) on offer.

Bee protected

Tue, 30/04/2019 - 4:28pm

Is your fear of being stung holding you back from keeping bees? Kelly Lees explains how you can care for your bees safely.

It's a jungle in here

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 1:46pm

Our living rooms are being taken over by plants – and it’s good for us in many different ways! Justin Russell shares his indoor plant care tips to help you get started.

Eat your colours!

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 1:22pm

Lentil Purbrick investigates the secret health-promoting components in the colours of fruit and vegetables.

Potted Trixzie – a miniature fruit tree  of Pixzie cultivar

Planting potted trees

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:46pm

Karen Sutherland walks you through planting trees in pots.

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