All Gardens

Easy-to-make olives in brine

February 2020

Penny Woodward's recipe for olives in brine is oh-so easy -- now you just need to grow the olives!

The dramatic decline in the bogong moth population has had a deleterious impact on the endangered pygmy possum.

Where have all the insects gone?

January 2020

Reese Halter investigates new research revealing the alarming loss of insects all over the planet, what is causing it, which insects are most affected and what we can do.

By supporting the soil we will help the planet.

Taking care of our planet

December 2019

Linda Cockburn says we can all take effective action to bring about necessary change to help our planet. We can start with supporting our soils.

Finger limes are also called caviar lime.

Bush foods - good for you and the environment

December 2019

Bush foods are a good option to plant in your garden, says Justin Russell, especially as they are adapted to our hot climate and are often incredibly rich in nutrients.

Small space chicken keeping

October 2019

It’s possible to keep chickens even in a handkerchief sized backyard if you use the space wisely and pick the right type of fowl.

How to grow beetroot

August 2019

Justin Russell explains how to grow flavoursome, colourful beets that your family and friends will swoon over. 

The male Blue Tiger butterfly collects pollen as it contains pheromones that make it attractive to the female.

The power of pollination

August 2019

Pollination is necessary for our gardens to thrive so it's handy to understand how we can help all those beneficial insects and animals do their work.

Cool-season pruning

May 2019

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

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