Dandelion – a Common Australian Garden Resident

In Australia, and probably many other parts of the world, the common dandelion is easily recognised by its bright yellow flowers and fluffy seed…

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Companion Planting

Once the realm of the hardcore, hippy, home gardener, companion planting is now an incredibly popular practice - from beginner gardeners right up to…

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Chives

Allium schoenoprasum Prized for the delightful onion or garlic flavour of their leaves, chives are a member of the onion family native to Europe,…

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Growing Herbs, Vegetables & Flowering Annuals from Seed

Growing from seed is fun and rewarding as well as being very cost effective. You can access a much broader variety of plants than those that are…

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Grow Your Own Incredible Edibles – Video

Turn your food miles into metres with a backyard full of brag-worthy produce all home grown by you. Produce in pots or bountiful plots, Helen makes…

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Marjoram and Oregano

Once prized for their antiseptic and medicinal properties, marjoram and oregano and now fairly common in Aussie kitchens and gardens and with good…

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Thyme

Tasty, good-looking, versatile and tough as boots, thyme has got to be one of the easiest culinary herbs around. Prized for its antiseptic qualities…

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Parsley

Parsley – okay, it can be a bit ubiquitous, turning up as a garnish on all manner of dishes, from salads to steaks and everything in between. But…

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Basil

Ocimum sp. Basil - surely one of the best known herbs in the world, and with good reason! It's tasty, it's attractive and it's dead easy to grow.…

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Culinary Herbs

Many culinary herbs are annual plants (or are treated as annuals in some regions), while others just keep on keeping on for years! The best of the…

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Coriander

Coriandrum sativum For anyone who loves Asian, or Asian-inspired cooking, coriander is an absolute must have in your Yummy Yard! This fast growing…

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