grow your own

Garlic

Garlic in your garden

March 2021

Homegrown garlic tastes dramatically better than any you can buy in your local supermarket, so why not grow it yourself! 

Sprouts

How to grow sprouts

February 2021

All you need is a bench or windowsill and some easy-to-find equipment to grow sprouts, writes Penny Woodward.

Salsify seed will be blown by the wind.

How seeds disperse naturally

February 2021

Once plants start seeding in your garden, you'll be amazed where they pop up – Helen McKerral explains how it happens, naturally.

Easy-to-make olives in brine

February 2020

Penny Woodward's recipe for olives in brine is oh-so easy -- now you just need to grow the olives!

Coffee cherries ripe for picking

Coffee harvesting and processing

September 2017

In the Nov/Dec 2017 issue of Organic Gardener Simon Webster has written about growing your own coffee. Here he explores harvesting and processing.

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.