urban gardening

Gardening gifts; Books – Give, Read, Relax this festive season!

Every year we are asked for our thoughts on gardening gifts and books to help plan Christmas shopping lists or prepare for holiday reading opportunities. Hopefully, you will love these… Living Outside: Reviving the Australian Modernist Garden by Sharon Mackay and Diana Snape (Thames & Hudson, $70) is especially exciting. Many of the 18 featured …

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Vegetables growing in a large hydroponic greenhouse

Hydroponics for beginners

If you are new to the world of hydroponics, then this method of growing plants can look pretty intimidating. You’ve probably seen pictures of enormous greenhouses, packed with rows and rows of neatly arranged lettuces and thought little of it. Then you’ve looked again and realised that the lettuces are sprouting out of holes in …

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