fruit

Paul West loved picking mulberries as a kid.

Mighty mulberries

July 2021

From an early age, Paul West fell in love with the resilient mulberry and its bountiful, juicy and tangy fruit.

Summer raspberries fruiting on the left, autumn raspberries on the right

Pruning and training raspberries

January 2021

The freshness and flavour of raspberries are one of the joys of summer -- and you can grow them in your own backyard.

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

December 2017

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.
Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

Climbing Beans

What to plant in October

September 2017

Not sure whether to plant a pumpkin or a pommelo in October? Check out Justin Russell's seasonal spring guide.

Nature strip vegie garden.

Food for one (and all)

May 2017

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on a nature strip, with simple ideas for keeping neighbours happy.

Peter Cundall

A life-giving revolution

February 2018

In our 100th issue, Peter Cundall reflects on the organic growing movement and its role in countering the destructive effects of industrial agriculture. 

avocado

'ava go at avocados

November 2015

They may be fussy plants but homegrown avocados will pay you back big time, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

ripening pineapple

She'll be pineapples

October 2015

The main requirement for growing your own sweet, juicy pineapples is a little patience, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

mango

Make mine mango

December 2013

Choosing the right variety and practising regular pruning will ensure marvellous home-grown mangoes, writes Phil Dudman.

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