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Raised vegie beds
Tips for buying a raised vegie bed

If you’re after a bit of structure for your edible garden, raised beds are the way to go, and there’s a vast array to choose from, including set-ups for patios, and modular beds that can be arranged in parterres. Before you buy, consider the position and number of beds you need, and their size and shape.

Grow more food
Three easy ways to grow more food

Once you’ve got your vegie patch up and running, the next step is to coax as much food out of your space as you can. Here are some great ways to maximise production.

Top 10 jobs August 2020
Top 10 jobs to do now

There’s lots to do in the garden at this time of year. Here’s a list of jobs to do now.

Collect vegie seed
Collect seed from vegie crops

As winter crops start to wrap up and produce flowers, why not collect the seed of some of your favourite crops and store it, ready for a repeat run next year? Here are some basic seed-saving tips.

Brew weed tea
Brew some weed tea

Weeds compete with plants and rob the soil of nutrients. They also take a lot of energy to remove! Costa Georgiadis steps you through how to brew up your weeds into a cheap, home-grown fertiliser that returns those stolen nutrients to the soil.

Top 10 jobs July 2020
Top 10 jobs to do now

There’s lots to do in the garden at this time of year. Here’s a list of jobs to do now.

Gardening on a budget
Gardening on a budget

Surviving tough times often means getting back to basics. Here are some tips to keep your garden going, and to make the most of harvests so you have a good supply of food all year.