Plants & Vegetables

The fruits have a good amount of sweet and tart flesh around a large seed.

Quirky quandongs

May 2022

Karen Sutherland has been trying to grow quandongs for years and can now report some success!

Helen grows her wasabi in an old laundry tub.

Grow your own wasabi

April 2022

Growing wasabi means you have this spicy food flavouring ready to be harvested in your own backyard. 

You can either go foraging for blackberries or grow them yourself.

Growing blackberries in abundance

January 2022

Summer is time for fresh berries and Justin Russell tells us we can grow them in our backyards in abundance - a chance to ditch the plastic and have your own supply!

Tomatoes are a favourite here at Organic Gardener!

Tomato growing success

November 2021

You can never have too many tomatoes in your harvesting basket! And with these tips from Helen McKerral you are sure to have plenty to share.

 

Luffa aegyptiaca

Grow your own luffa

November 2021

A multitasking veg you can eat and turn into a sponge? Growing luffas will give you both!

Rocket is an easily grown annual that can be harvested for months.

Plant: rhubarb, rocket and more!

October 2021

Karen Sutherland looks at a selection of plants that will look great in your garden and add spicy flavours to your cooking.

Coloured tomatoes

Why is a red tomato red?

September 2021

Tomatoes come in a variety of colours, explains Penny Woodward, with quirky names to match.

Preserving tomatoes

A saucy affair with tomatoes

September 2021

With a tasty tomato harvest, you'll find you have one of the easiest and most flavoursome crops to preserve, and Helen McKerral has some tips to help you fill your pantry with goodness!

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