Plants & Vegetables

Saffron flower showing stigma

Salute to saffron

March 2017

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

Boards on garden beds

Planting the seed

March 2017

Penny Woodward shares tips for planting carrot and parsnip seeds.

Delicious radish

Radish for breakfast?

February 2017

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

Not too fancy leeks

February 2017

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

Dividing Chives

Garden jobs for March

February 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 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 2017

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

Autumn Lettuce

What to plant in February

January 2017

Late summer is a mixed bag of weather across Australia. Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's guide to February planting.

Sage in flower

Savoury sage

January 2017

Sage advice: used in medicine and cooking, it's well worth a grow in your garden says PENNY WOODWARD.

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