Plants & Vegetables

Red Onions

Harvest notes: Mar-Apr

February 18, 2014

Capsicum, Onion, Pineapple and Sweet potato wiil soon be ready to harvest.


Harvest notes: Jan-Feb

February 16, 2014

Cucumber, Eggplant, Plum and Pumpkin wiil be ready to harvest in summer.

Cinnamon basil flowering profusely

Cinnamon basil

January 15, 2014

In temperate climates, PENNY WOODWARD says summer is basil time.

Putting the cole in slaw

December 13, 2013

Cabbages in December? Too right! JUSTIN RUSSELL gives tips for growing late brassicas and shares a delicious coleslaw recipe.


Make mine mango

December 10, 2013

Choosing the right variety and practising regular pruning will ensure marvellous and manageable home-grown mangoes, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Lucious golden corn

Summer bounty

December 4, 2013

The latest issue of our magazine is bursting with inspiration for summer, writes Editor STEVE PAYNE.

Bronze, purple and red-leafed herbs and vegies

Red and purple edibles

November 21, 2013

Add colour and interest to your garden by planting red and purple-leafed edible plants says PENNY WOODWARD.

Hilling potatoes

November 20, 2013

Want to know the secret to getting maximum yeilds from your potato crop? JUSTIN RUSELL has the solution.