Passionfruit are among the most productive of backyard crops. Here’s everything you need to know about growing them successfully.
Tamarillos reward you with juicy, sweet, tangy and vitamin-rich fruit during the cooler months.
The key to a thriving herb garden is to give each plant the conditions it needs to prosper. The result is easy gardening and delicious pickings.
Spice up your life with the aroma and piquancy of chilli. Measured on a rating from one to over two million, there is a chilli to suit all taste buds.
Add a new dimension to your outdoor spaces with hanging baskets.
Despite the cold, there are many herbs and vegies you can grow now to enjoy throughout the chilly season.
Creating a lush urban jungle in a small space sounds like a challenge, but garden designer and writer Richard Unsworth embraced the opportunity.
Lee Sullivan shares her tips to growing her top five winter vegetables to keep your family fed through the winter.
Do you have an open sunny spot to grow a fruit tree? Late autumn and winter is the best time to plant a stone fruit tree.
Richard fell for roses when he bought his first home in 1967. He joined the Rose Society in 1972, and that was the start of his long journey with roses.
Espaliering trees helps make the most of garden spaces and creates an artistic feature, writes horticulturist Angie Thomas.
Figs are delicious, expensive and hard to transport – three excellent reasons to grow one in your garden.
The key to a thriving herb garden is to give each plant the conditions it needs to prosper. The result is easy gardening, and delicious pickings.
Salad greens are so easy and quick to grow you’d be mad not to discard store-bought bags and grow your own!
Tomatoes are warmweather lovers, so spring is the perfect time to plant seedlings or sow seeds into a vegie patch or pots. There are several pests and diseases that find tomatoes just as appetising as we do, but don’t despair, as we’ve put together this simple troubleshooting guide to help you on your tomato growing journey.
Angie Thomas has been the voice and face of Yates for seven years; she answers our questions on her gardening inspirations.
Balconies provide wonderful opportunities to grow perfectly pint-sized gardens. Author and self-confessed crazy plant lady, Angie Thomas explains how to get started.
Homemade soup made from home grown vegetables is both nourishing and nurturing. Start now by sowing or planting out soup vegetables, including parsnip, carrot, swede, turnip and leek. In 12 weeks you’ll be picking your first soup pot harvest.
It’s delicious, nutritious, and worthy of a spot in your veggie patch!
What is a wicking bed and how can it work in your garden? Angie Thomas explains.
For superb flavour, parsnip is hard to beat. Angie Thomas, horticulturist and self-confessed crazy plant lady, shares her secrets to success with this delicious root vegetable
Easy, economical, and exciting... bulbs, seedlings and seeds to plant for a never-ending supply of cut flowers
Now is the time to clean up and divide your kangaroo paws. Angus Stewart, author and native plant expert explains.
How to grow this iconic Aussie wildflower. Maria Hitchcock OAM shares her tips.
Late autumn/winter is the perfect time to plant an apple tree. Apples are commonly grown in cooler areas of Australia, but nowadays, you can find ‘low-chill’ varieties that also grow and thrive in the subtropics.
Let us introduce you to Lee Sullivan, an organic gardener who believes anyone can grow their own food. Here, she shares her cool season favourites.
Nothing beats sweet peas for cut flower colour, charm, and scent! Master gardener, Colin Barlow shares his tips for tall, healthy, and vigorous blooms.
Toss up your traditional salad by growing a mix of greens. So many tasty new salad greens are now available in seed packets or seedlings from your garden centre.
Asparagus and rhubarb are two long-lived plants you can grow from crowns planted in winter. Both these plants do best with an entire garden bed to
We like to buy our vegetable seeds from trusted mail order seed companies, this way we get a considerable range of varieties for a lifetime of experimentation
and flavour. Here are our favourites.
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