Gardening Basics

Mulch will keep berries off the ground and avoid fungal diseases.

Strawberry growing success

October 2020

Penny Woodward reveals the secrets of growing full-flavoured and productive strawberries – whether in beds, baskets or pots. 

Itoh peonies from Issue 117

The Magic of Peonies

June 2020

We love peonies at OG and Eliza Henry-Jones shares that love -- here she also shares tips for growing these beauties.

The Green Rhubarb Blues

June 2020

Have you got the green rhubarb blues? JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips on how you can grow red rhubarb, and why it's one of his all-time favourite plants.

Worm farms and tumblers

June 2020

Not everyone has the space in the garden for a compost heap, writes Penny Woodward -- that's where a worm farm comes in!

Planning your garden

June 2020

Justin Russell explains how to stagger planting times so you don't end up with too little or too much of the vegies you love best.

Cool-season pruning

May 2019

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

Bee protected

April 2019

Is your fear of being stung holding you back from keeping bees? Kelly Lees explains how you can care for your bees safely.

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