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.
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.
Dahlias are rewarding plants to grow; they give you cut flowers for months through summer and autumn. President of the Dahlia Society of NSW & ACT, Graeme Davis shares common problems with solutions to fix them. Once you know these four common problems, your dahlias will be happy and healthy.
Despite the cold, there are many herbs and vegies you can grow now to enjoy throughout the chilly season.
Autumn has arrived! Online store owner and cut-flower enthusiast, Bec Shelley shares her favourite blooms to sow now.
A pinch of sour and a dash of sweet, calamondin is a versatile and easy-to-grow member of the citrus family.
Sandra offers three container ideas for colour and cheer throughout the season.
Horticulturist, educator and author, Jac Semmler shares how easy it is to fill your garden with more of your beloved plants.
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.
Autumn is summer’s last hurrah with many plants providing a stunning finale before winter’s subdued moodiness.
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.
Once summer draws to an end, you might be thinking about what flowers to sow to keep the colour blooming into autumn. Owner of online store Veggie Garden Seeds, Bec Shelley shares her favourites.
Espaliering trees helps make the most of garden spaces and creates an artistic feature, writes horticulturist Angie Thomas.
Bees are at the heart of the grow-your-own-game.No bees, no pollination, no fruit
Figs are delicious, expensive and hard to transport – three excellent reasons to grow one in your garden.
Courtyard and balcony gardens are less forgiving than suburban gardens. A big garden can ramble a bit, drawing you past a bit of a dead patch with the lure of the something great glimpsed just around the corner. But in a small garden everything is on show, all the time.
Summer is the season of generosity, spreading its largessewith bountiful colour, shade and perfume. Horticulturist and Ross tour leader, Paul Urquhart shares his top five.
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.
Continuing our series on cutting flowers; now is time to plant flowers for summer vases. We have chosen cleome, dahlia, cosmos, rudbeckia and zinnia.
Balconies provide wonderful opportunities to grow perfectly pint-sized gardens. Author and self-confessed crazy plant lady, Angie Thomas explains how to get started.
Spring may be here, but it’s no time for rest! Horticulturist and landscape designer, Colin Barlow shares his tips on how you can create a fabulous potted display, overflowing with late spring and early summer colour.
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.
John Elton is a passionate plantsman and volunteer at The Illawarra Grevillea Park Botanic Garden, Bulli, NSW. The park is 2.4-ha showcase of the rich and wonderful native species we have in Australia. Here, John shares his love of natives and what you should grow for winter colour.
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.
Well known through his appearances on Gardening Australia, Angus Stewart has moved to Tasmania where he is experimenting and hybridising new and even better kangaroo paws.
Nothing beats sweet peas for cut flower colour, charm, and scent! Master gardener, Colin Barlow shares his tips for tall, healthy, and vigorous blooms.
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