Vegetables

Cabbages come into their own when preserved or fermented.

Fermenting cabbage

March 2022

Cabbages are wonderful raw or cooked, but they really come into their own when fermented and preserved, Jian Liu writes.

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!

Lemon Cucumber

What to plant in November

November 2018

Whether you garden in Darwin or Hobart, Justin Russell has your November planting covered.

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

March 2018

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

A developing tomato

Doing the tomato shake

January 2018

Shake your tomato flowers to help with pollination and set fruit, writes Penny Woodward.

Indigo Rose tomatoes

Growing black tommies

September 2017

For sublime flavour try your hand at growing black tomatoes, writes Penny Woodward.

Winter salads

What to plant in June

May 2017

Don't be tempted to hibernate because winter is here, says Justin Russell, there's still plenty of planting to be done in June.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

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