EVERY gardener knows that one of the most precious resources for a healthy vegetable or flower patch is water.
RIGHT now my lawn is full of bindis. I've used the garden spade to remove many, but I refuse to spray with poisons for health reasons.
ONCE it was a cow paddock. Today it is a meandering collection of conifers, native woodland, variegated plants, palms, succulents and other delights.
ADDING interest to your garden can be as simple as creating tiny landscapes with rocks.
WHAT is it about palms that makes you instantly go all, well, tropical.
IF YOU like to drink wine, maybe you’d like to grow grapes.
THIS job has its perks. Right now I’m tucking into a delicious piece of cake made from the big bunch of bananas I picked from Ewen and Karen Talbot’s garden.
THE sheer magnitude of Janet Frith-Hall and her husband Michael’s garden, just outside Kyogle, would alone impress any green thumb.
AS YOU read this, the heavy rain we have been experiencing may be receding ... or not.
THE garden is called Forget Me Not, yet it would be very hard not to remember the beauty of the wide green space populated with a variety of Nature’s best.
I am an editor with a broad range of interests including well-being, the environment, politics, lifestyle issues, social trends, sex and relationships and community. I am also a qualified counsellor and permaculturist, a dog lover and a yogi. I have written two books, Sex, Optimism and Surviving the 21st Century (Harper Collins) and Slow Sydney (Affirm Press). I love new ideas and people who think outside the box . I enjoy working in a close-knit community.