Getting started

Bee protected

April 30, 2019

Is your fear of being stung holding you back from keeping bees? Kelly Lees explains how you can care for your bees safely.

A homemade hive made of untreated timber will attract native bees.

Get the native buzz

February 14, 2019

Paul West explains why going native is good for you, your garden and the environment.

Tufted bluebell Wahlenbergia communis

Where to buy edible natives

October 16, 2017

Natives are an ideal addition to your food garden. Here's where to buy these edible gems. 

Nature strip vegie garden

Food for one (and all)

May 24, 2017

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on the nature strip.

TOMATO TIME

Getting the best from your tomatoes

October 20, 2016

With tomato season in full swing, PENNY WOODWARD has gathered growing and seed-saving advice for wherever you live in Australia

It's a jungle in here

March 21, 2019

Our living rooms are being taken over by plants – and it’s good for us in many different ways! Justin Russell shares his indoor plant care tips to help you get started.

Eat your colours!

March 21, 2019

Lentil Purbrick investigates the secret health-promoting components in the colours of fruit and vegetables.

Creating a wicking bed

July 26, 2016

Spring is almost sprung so now’s the perfect time to make a wicking bed to keep your plants well watered.

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