Inspirational gardens

Some of the amazing tomatoes grown by Cheryl McGaffin.

Tomato bonanza

Wed, 22/09/2021 - 2:08pm

Cheryl McGaffin has about 180 different tomato varieties growing on her property in Victoria and Penny Woodward couldn't resist visiting Daniel's Run to find out more about them. 

Children playing

Garden of hope

Thu, 16/11/2017 - 9:18am

Penny Woodward writes about an amazing Australian garden project for the children of the Gaza Strip.

Botanic garden beauty

Sun, 02/07/2017 - 8:00am

Visit the award-winning Australian Garden in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne, to watch it develop and grow, writes Penny Woodward.

Produce at Transition Farm

Farming transformed

Thu, 08/06/2017 - 8:00am

Penny Woodward visits a thriving farm that’s producing masses of food from what was once malnourished soil.

Flowers in the walled garden

Colclough walled garden

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 1:04pm

A chance signpost and a meandering walk through Irish woodland led PENNY WOODWARD to a secret walled garden.

intl permaculture day

Permaculture guru

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 10:30am

To celebrate Permaculture Day, JACQUELINE FORSTER revisits an interview with permie pioneer Rowe Morrow.

Organic 'Santa Rosa' plums.

Chemical warfare

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 12:55pm

Commercially grown plums are exposed to a chemical cocktail of pesticides and herbicides, writes TIM MARSHALL.


Earth Day 2014

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 2:19pm

Take a moment today to thank Mother Earth, writes JACQUELINE FORSTER.

Agrarian Kitchen

Agrarian paradise

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 8:52am

A veteran of hundreds of garden visits, JUSTIN RUSSELL finds fresh inspiration at Tasmania's Agrarian Kitchen.