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Random Articles

Welcome to our online advice library. Here’s some random articles from it. You’ll probably find it a little easier to navigate from the menu above!

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This Month in the Garden
For what to plant now in Melbourne, and other garden ideas, check out our monthly tips and tricks. Read on…

Vegetable Lore
Every vegetable has a story to tell.  Put your ear to the ground, and come along for a horticultural, pharmaceutical, gastronomic and historical tour of the characters in your veggie bed. Read on…

November in the Garden

For the Melbourne climate… In the veggie patch It’s getting late for planting a few things from seed but you […]

Lettuce

Lactuca Sativa Family: Asteracea One of the world’s most popular vegetables of which there are thousands of varieties. Lettuce is […]

February in the Garden

It’s still pretty warm outside, but there are some tasty seedlings that can be planted out at the end of […]

Dealing with Lead in Soil

Check back here in on December 2011 for our page on lead in urban soils and strategies for dealing with […]

Radish

Raphanus sativus Family: Brassicaceae If you haven’t ever tried to grow food for yourself here is your new best friend. […]

August – September Recipes

It may be late winter, early spring but in our home gardens there’s broccoli, cauliflower, rainbow chard, beetroot, lettuce, oranges, […]

October in the Garden

October is a great time in the veggie patch.  Things are warming up and it’s time to get those seedlings […]

July in the Garden

What to plant now (July in Melbourne and other cool temperate parts of Australia) Veggies: It’s truly cold now, but […]

La Niña – is she bringing the rain party or not?

If you’re in Melbourne and you’ve had a niggling wonder as to why you’ve needed to water your garden a […]

January in the Garden

This month will be your absolute last chance to sow some summer crops for autumn harvest, so slip, slop, slap […]

April-May Recipes

There are still plenty of green tomatoes around and plenty of apples too, try this chutney recipe from Nathan’s mum […]

VEG Duck Survey

In late 2011 VEG will launch its Duck Campaign.  The Duck Campaign aims to take ducks to the people like […]