Plants & Vegetables

Nature strip vegie garden

Food for one (and all)

May 24, 2017

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on the nature strip.

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.

Saffron flower showing stigma

Salute to saffron

March 28, 2017

Saffron's stigma is worth its weight in gold, explains Penny Woodward. 

Boards on garden beds

Planting the seed

March 13, 2017

Penny Woodward shares tips for planting carrot and parsnip seeds.

Delicious radish

Radish for breakfast?

February 27, 2017

As you pull out summer vegies, PENNY WOODWARD suggests a quick-growing replacement.

Not too fancy leeks

February 27, 2017

Subtle in flavour and appearance, the humble leek is all understated style, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Dividing Chives

Garden jobs for March

February 22, 2017

March is no time to rest on your laurels, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. Read his tips for autumn gardening.

Ruby Chard

March planting guide

February 14, 2017

JUSTIN RUSSELL has ideas for what you can plant now, no matter if your place is hot, cool or somewhere in between.

Basket of garlic

February is Garlic Month!

January 31, 2017

February 2017 is Garlic Month and there are lots of activities to tempt, says PENNY WOODWARD.

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