Propagating

Billy Button seed two weeks after sowing.

Collecting native seeds

August 2022

Libby Woodward writes about how to grow plants from native seeds collected in your own garden.

Saving seeds for the seed library.

A seed of an idea

July 2021

A small project to start a street seed library in a Tassie town is expanding throughout the state’s north, 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.

Seeds

Planting seed

April 2020

First time sowing seed? Here's some tips from Penny Woodward for new growers to follow, as well as a guide to the plants best grown as seedlings.

Seeds sown in coir pots

Sowing organic seeds

July 2018

It's life affirming, says Penny Woodward, to plant seed and watch it grow.

Seed Packets

Spring seed sowing 101

August 2016

Confused about which seed to sow where? Not sure which potting mix to use? JUSTIN RUSSELL has you covered.

She'll be apples

August 2014

It's early spring and the sap is rising, the perfect time to propagate deciduous fruit trees says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Grafting tomatoes

The hard graft

July 2014

Grafting your favourite tomato onto pest-resistant root stock will help eradicate tomato disease, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

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