Backyard

Urban gardening

May 2020

Clare and Keith have turned a basic apartment backyard into a vegie-filled garden that supplies them with fresh produce throughout the year.

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Keeping your chooks safe

June 2019

Jessamy Miller explains how to keep pathogens and other nasties away from your poultry.

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

August 2018

Justin Russell introduces the world of heirloom corn, including eating, flour and popping cultivars. 

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

March 2018

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

Flower buds of artichoke

Globe artichoke time

October 2017

They're delicious, unrivalled, flavoursome food, writes Penny Woodward.

Salvia lanceolata

Edible and useful salvias

July 2017

Volatile oils in the leaves give salvias their scent and flavour explains Penny Woodward.

choko + raised garden bed

Keeping your vegies safe

January 2017

The risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live, writes EMMA BOWEN.

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Asparagus spears

Growing asparagus

March 2021

A family favourite, asparagus is a must-have in the vegie patch, writes Helen McKerral.

Books about birds

Birds in your garden

March 2021

Penny Woodward talks about attracting birds to your garden and two new books about birds.

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