What to plant now

watermelons in season

What to plant in January

December 2016

The heat is on, but there’s still plenty to plant in most parts of Oz. Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's summer guide.


What to plant in December

November 2016

For some, summer is time to enjoy the relief of wet season rains, for others it's time to get planting says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Cretan thyme

It's time for thyme

November 2016

Ground-cover thymes can be tough and versatile in the garden, says PENNY WOODWARD.

Watermelon crop

Bite into watermelons

November 2016

Get sticky exploring the world of watermelons with Simon Webster, who names his top choices for your patch.

November planting

What to plant in November

October 2016

With November just around the corner, JUSTIN RUSSELL introduces you to a month of planting for abundance.


Terracotta sunflowers

Stunning sunflowers

October 2016

With the weather warming, PENNY WOODWARD says to plant sunflowers now.

Super fruit: capsicums

The mighty capsicum

October 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL gets to the seedy heart of capsicums and comes to the conclusion we'd be 'stuffed' without them.

Young garlic sprouts

Grow garlic sprouts

September 2016

Run out of garlic? PENNY WOODWARD suggests growing garlic sprouts.

How to grow sweet corn

September 2020

The crunchy flavour and versatility of sweet corn (and the fact it's easy to grow) make it a must-have in backyard vegie patches. 

Welsh onions starting to flower

Welsh onions

July 2020

Tough, versatile and useful. Mild sweet onion flavour.  Ticks all the boxes says Penny Woodward