Garden planning

Build a bed for your vegies

November 2020

Planning your vegie patch? Justin Russell answers the question many of you might be asking: are raised beds right for me?

Lettuce is a good starter veg.

Start your own food garden

August 2020

With gardeners new and old wanting to grow their own food, Helen McKerral goes through the basics of setting up a vegie garden, including easy crops to start with.

Planning your garden

June 2020

Justin Russell explains how to stagger planting times so you don't end up with too little or too much of the vegies you love best.

Greenhouse growing

April 2019

You can use a structure such as a greenhouse to modify climate conditions, says Justin Russell, protecting plants or extending the growing season for cold-sensitive crops.

Pansies

Gardens for dementia

June 2018

Penny Woodward says to grow an array of coloured and scented plants for loved ones with dementia.

A diverse garden

Diversity is the key

April 2018

Penny Woodward explains how diversity is essential for healthy gardens, parks, farms and wild environments.

Farming the suburbs

Farming the suburbs

July 2017

Why can’t we grow food wherever we want? Jennifer Kent, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney investigates.

Vegie beds at Buena Vista farm.

Crop rotation

March 2021

 Justin Russell says it's good to have a crop rotation plan in place to avoid pest and disease build up – here's some basics.

Basil and lettuce vertical garden

Vertical garden

March 2020

Helen Cushing writes about small scale vertical gardens.

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