Garden planning

A diverse garden

Diversity is the key

April 1, 2018

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

Farming the suburbs

Farming the suburbs

July 27, 2017

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

Patterns with vegetables and flowers

Winter dreaming

July 9, 2014

Now is the time to contemplate, plan and dream a little says PENNY WOODWARD.

Undersown Garlic

Happy accidents

June 13, 2014

A crop of self-sown salad leaves in JUSTIN RUSSELL's garlic patch has him reflecting on happy accidents in the garden.

The story of a herb garden

July 25, 2012

PENNY WOODWARD witnesses the transformation of old trial planting beds into a beautiful big herb garden. A large herb garden was established at Heronswood – the home of the Diggers Club in Dromana, Victoria – designed by gardeners Simon Dodd and Clive Blazey.

Gardening as a renter

June 7, 2012

The fact that you are renting needn’t put you off growing food, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

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