As a child, there is unbound magic in a garden and during COVID-19 many of us adults discovered their importance anew.
Research shows children who go camping do better at school and are healthier and happier.
Whether it's cars passing nearby, a neighbour's blaring music or the constant drone of a lawnmower, the trouble with sound is that – unlike light – it can be hard to block out completely.
Garden bird feeders and water baths could be hotspots for infectious disease transmission.
Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.
Domestic gardens offer an oasis for urban wildlife, and are a sight for sore eyes during lockdown.
With a bit of sensible planning, you can retain plants close to your home without creating a huge bushfire risk.
Like many plants, onions have defenses to ward off creatures that may want to eat them. Their secret weapon is a kind of natural tear gas.
Have you recently harvested a big fruit from your garden? Here an expert's tips on how to go from jumbo to gargantuan with your tomatoes.
How gardening can make you happier and healthier.
They might be a hated household pest, but ants actually live fascinating and complex lives.
Indigenous food and medicine gardens, and traditional manikin (wild rice) harvesting offer hope -- for the future health of humanity and the earth that sustains us.
Ponds are good for more than just decorating the garden – they could be your best tool in fighting climate change.
Plants can find it tough to get all the nitrogen they need, especially from Australian soils. But summer storms can provide an added boost.
From the Bible to Versailles, gardens are bound to their political and religious history.
A wood and glass case invented in the early 19th-century transformed the movement of plants around the world. In Melbourne, several thousand people greeted a primrose on its arrival from England.
As ponds dry up, so too does our connection to nature.
A gardening expert reveals the simple things you can do to protect your garden during a heatwave.
The nematode that can turn slugs into zombies.
Garden pollinators can turn their noses up at the flowers human eyes find most beautiful.