Garden Design

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.

Pansies

Gardens for dementia

June 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

Red salvia flowers

Shimmering salvias

July 2017

Penny Woodward says she wouldn't be without these surperb ornamental salvias in her garden.

Botanic garden beauty

July 2017

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

Gardening jobs for June

May 2017

Frost can be a mainstay of winter. Check out Justin Russell's seasonal tips for cold-weather calamities.

Dividing Chives

Garden jobs for March

February 2017

March is no time to rest on your laurels, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. Read his tips for autumn gardening.

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

June frost

Gardening jobs for June

May 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests rugging up and making the most of gardening in cooler weather. Read his tips here.

To prune or not to prune?

September 2015

Opinion is divided on whether tomatoes benefit from pruning, writes Penny Woodward.

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