Gardening Basics

Pickeral rush in pond

Create an edible pond

October 18, 2018

Setting up a pond with edible plants will provide water for wildlife and help cool your garden in summer.

Boysenberries

Training brambleberries

August 2, 2018

Helen McKerral investigates the juicy world of brambleberries, from boysenberries to youngberries. 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 1, 2018

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

Potted heritage lemons

Potting lemons and limes

July 5, 2018

Annette McFarlane reveals the secrets to potting success for heritage lemons and limes.

Heirloom pumpkins

Why grow heirlooms?

July 5, 2018

Penny Woodward explains just how important heirloom edibles are to our, and the planet’s, survival. 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 7, 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 1, 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

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