Garden Harvesting

Blackberries

An abundance of blackberries

January 2015

An epic blackberry crop has JUSTIN RUSSELL convinced that growing your own food is about abundance, not scarcity.

A vegetable wonder

August 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL harvests the unusual broccoli Romanesco and offers tips on growing these tricky brassicas.

Ripe passionfruit lying beneath the vine.

Late ripening passionfruit

May 2014

Passionfruit is one of our most popular backyard fruit crops and perhaps the most vexing, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE.

Tea Camellia

Bush tea saves the day

February 2014

After a hard morning gardening, a cup of bush tea makes a refreshing pick-me-up.

Putting the cole in slaw

December 2013

Cabbages in December? Too right! JUSTIN RUSSELL gives tips for growing late brassicas and shares a delicious coleslaw recipe.

Heirloom Beetroot

Rockin' the beets

November 2013

With an abundance of beetroot being harvested from his patch, JUSTIN RUSSELL shares a favourite recipe - roasted beetroot salad.

Vegetable and lamb casserole

Winter warmers

June 2013

Winter calls for warming, hearty fare – think tasty casseroles filled with just-picked root veggies. PHIL DUDMAN and JULIE RAY share their thoughts.

Digging up spuds

Dig and store spuds

June 2013

You've grown a lovely crop of potatoes and its now time to dig, and store them for winter. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Herbal Tea, grow your own

Herbal teas from the organic garden

May 2013

If the cold, winter days are making you feel a little run down, then maybe a warm cup of tea made from some regular garden herbs is just the thing to lift your spirits, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Get cracking

May 2013

Nuts are bursting with health benefits and flavour, write GRAHAM and ANNEMARIE BROOKMAN.

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