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Warrigal greens are an edible succulent.

Growing warrigal greens

April 2021

Warrigal greens are one of the easiest and most rewarding native food plants to grow, writes Karen Sutherland.

 

 


Garlic

Garlic in your garden

March 2021

Homegrown garlic tastes dramatically better than any you can buy in your local supermarket, so why not grow it yourself! 

'Mini Amish' heirloom tomatoes

Growing heirloom tomatoes

March 2021

Penny Woodward loves heirloom cherry tomatoes, here she explains how to plant them from seed.

Hen health checklist

February 2021

Observation is the key to success not only in your garden but for keeping your chooks healthy, writes Jessamy Miller.

 

 

 

Round-leaf pigface

Edible succulents

February 2021

Karen Sutherland writes about three edible, waterwise succulents that you can plant now. They are easy to grow, and tasty!

The Reconciliation Park Community Garden in Redfern.

Growing a community garden

February 2021

After five years of waiting and with high-rise developments closing in, residents living near a small park in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Redfern are growing organic food and they have even convinced the council to make the whole space chemical-free. Malcolm McGuire writes.

Salsify seed will be blown by the wind.

How seeds disperse naturally

February 2021

Once plants start seeding in your garden, you'll be amazed where they pop up – Helen McKerral explains how it happens, naturally.

Heritage hens

February 2021

Heritage poultry breeds are slow-growing, long-laying and one of the keys to our long-term food security, writes Jessamy Miller. The Astralorp is one of our favourites.

Summer raspberries fruiting on the left, autumn raspberries on the right

Pruning and training raspberries

January 2021

The freshness and flavour of raspberries are one of the joys of summer -- and you can grow them in your own backyard.

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