Garden Tasks

Happy hydrated hens

February 2020

Hot weather makes life difficult for everyone, including chooks. Jessamy Miller has some tips to help keep them cool.

Young cherries

Cherry tree thoughts

October 2018

Penny Woodward discusses four things you need to know for successful cherry production.

Spreading mulch

Mulching pots

August 2018

As the weather warms up Penny Woodward explains why it's good to mulch your pots.

Perennial chamomile

Perennial pruning

May 2018

Pruning and dividing some perennials keeps their growth under control, says Penny Woodward.

Crimson Broad Beans

What to plant in April

March 2018

Mid-autumn is a lovely time to plant some seeds for a winter harvest. Check out Justin Russell's April planting guide.

Green Manure

Gardening jobs for March

March 2018

Justin Russell reckons it's time to take advantage of pleasant autumn weather and get stuck into gardening jobs.

Tommy toes

Jobs for February

January 2018

Planning a big weekend in the garden? Justin Russell gives a rundown on some of the major gardening jobs for Feb.

Sweetcorn

December gardening jobs

December 2017

When you're not watching cricket or sipping chilled beverages, tackle Justin Russell's must-do jobs.

Mulching

Jobs for October

September 2017

With an early spring giving way to summer in some parts of Oz, Justin Russell suggests jobs to help your garden cope.

Pages