What to do now

Pretty pansy faces

Suffer from hay fever?

August 12, 2015

As the hay fever season approaches, PENNY WOODWARD looks at how sufferers can keep gardening.

Winter Washing Fruit Trees

Gardening jobs for August

July 29, 2015

Longing to escape the house and get stuck into some proper winter gardening? Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for August.

Raised Garden Beds

July is for bed building

June 30, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL says, “now is the hour for all good gardeners to build a bed”!

Autumn tones

Gardening jobs for May

May 7, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL has some tips and tricks to get the most out of your gardening efforts this month.

Choy Sum Flea Beetle

Gardening jobs for April

April 7, 2015

April sees JUSTIN RUSSELL itching to get out into the garden, check out his ideas for what you can do at your place this month.

Nectarine Pruning

Jobs for February

February 3, 2015

Despite wearying of summer and longing for autumn, JUSTIN RUSSELL gets stuck into some February pruning. 

Spring Bluff

Garden jobs for September

September 3, 2014

JUSTIN RUSSELL contemplates our Australian seasons and offers some gardening suggestions for September.

Frosty Veg Garden

What to do in July

July 2, 2014

Winter has arrived and JUSTIN RUSSELL has some handy tips for dealing with the coldest month of the year.

non-toxic nursery

Toxic textiles

June 2, 2014

Why is Australia importing potentially harmful chemical-laden kids’ clothing, asks KYLIE McGREGOR.


What to do in June

May 30, 2014

It might still feel like summer in some areas but cooler weather is on its way. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares some timely June gardening jobs.