Gardening Basics

Zucchini are a fast growing summer crop

Starting a vegie garden

October 30, 2017

It's not too late, says Penny Woodward, to plant vegies for summer harvesting.

Spreading mulch

Create a slug barrier

September 17, 2017

Peter Cundall first suggested this method of pear and cherry slug control, writes Penny Woodward. 


Farming the suburbs

Farming the suburbs

July 27, 2017

Why can’t we grow food wherever we want? Jennifer Kent, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney investigates.

Garden Bed Preparation

Gardening jobs for July

July 1, 2017

Justin Russell discovers a new found love for July and suggests some warming winter gardening action.

Peter Cundal liming in early winter

It's elementary

May 30, 2017

Elements and trace elements are essential to plant health, so deficiencies
can lead to a wide range of plant problems, writes Peter Cundall.


How many chickens?

How many chickens...

May 14, 2017

How many chickens can your space accommodate? Jessamy Miller explains.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 4, 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.