Gardening Basics

Eat your colours!

March 2019

Lentil Purbrick investigates the secret health-promoting components in the colours of fruit and vegetables.

Garlic ain't just garlic

March 2019

Diversity in garlic cultivars will help cope with the effects of climate change, while new research bolsters garlic’s already strong health credentials, writes Penny Woodward.

 

 

 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 2018

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

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 2018

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

Seed Packets

Spring seed sowing 101

August 2016

Confused about which seed to sow where? Not sure which potting mix to use? JUSTIN RUSSELL has you covered.

Pruning winter trees

Gardening jobs for August

August 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL heralds the approach of Spring with a flurry of August gardening jobs.

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