Getting started

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.

Tufted bluebell Wahlenbergia communis

Where to buy edible natives

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 2:24pm

Natives are an ideal addition to your food garden. Here's where to buy these edible gems. 

Nature strip vegie garden

Food for one (and all)

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 2:35pm

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on the nature strip.