Pruning Citrus

Pruning Citrus

Pruning citrus can often have folks bamboozled, as they’re often either full of fruit or blossoms. Simon Marshall, landscape designer, permie and pruner to the stars gives us the basics on how, when and why you might think about pruning citrus trees. by Simon Marshall There are several reasons why you may want to prune a citrus… View more

Chicken Breeds Chart

Chicken Breeds Chart

This chicken breeds chart includes the most common chicken breeds available in Australia with a guide to the characteristics of each breed. Find out which backyard hen is best for you. Breed Good layer Meat chicken Easy care Can fly Broody tendency Good mothers Roost in trees Easy to breed Large eggs Friendly Heritage breed… View more

Easy Tomato Passata Recipe

Easy Tomato Passata Recipe

It’s tomato season, and Monique Miller from CERES in Melbourne is gearing up for the second year of the Crowd Saucing project!  Here we’re sharing her two top tips to keep your tomatoes a little longer: easy tomato passata and a simple, low-tech, DIY version for those without a passata press… Words by Monique Miller Even if it’s not been… View more

Low Tech DIY Sprouter

Low Tech DIY Sprouter

When the summer heat burns our lettuces, we like to keep things fresh in the salad department with home grown sprouts! There are plenty of new-fangled sprout gadgets on the market for the aspiring sprouter but the humble DIY sprouter, made of a jar, string, muslin and rubber band, is our favourite as it can be entirely… View more

Nasturtium Capers Recipe

Nasturtium Capers Recipe

Nasturtium Capers Recipe by guest blogger Tracy Milchick a.k.a Hey Harriet So you’re growing nasturtiums and they’re scrambling across every available space in your garden. Even the spaces that weren’t available they’ve made available. They like to grow and they’re not fussy about where. Nasturtium plants have minimal requirements but provide maximum benefits. As well… View more