A startling phenomenon occurs after a fire tears through a landscape. So what is it in bushfires that gives plants this kiss of life?
How gardening can make you happier and healthier.
Climate change is accelerating and species are dying out at a record rate. Experts imagine how inviting nature into our lives could help.
Wildflowers, bees and butterflies – your lawn is a vibrant ecosystem waiting to be unleashed.
Water crystals help drought-proof plants. But these tiny polymers are leaving gardeners concerned.
Plants can find it tough to get all the nitrogen they need, especially from Australian soils. But summer storms can provide an added boost.
Evidence-based advice from experts on how to make your garden a friendly environment for pollinators.
From the Bible to Versailles, gardens are bound to their political and religious history.
Sharing seeds was common practice among farmers throughout history until the rise of agribusiness. Now seeds are trademarked and regulated, but there's a new place to get them for free: the library.
Grass trees are wonderfully odd. They fit no neat definition, and can live up to 600 years.
Teaching children to grow their own fruit and vegetables could be key to tackling the obesity crisis.
'Hothouse Earth' is not a sure thing – yet. Here's what you can do about it.
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.
A gardening expert reveals the simple things you can do to protect your garden during a heatwave.
Gardening not only provides nutritious food, but a reminder of home for refugees.
Not all bugs are bad! Put down the pesticides and get to know the predators and parasites hidden around you.
The nematode that can turn slugs into zombies.
Australians import millions of flowers for Valentine's Day. Let's consider some ways to be eco-friendly.
The risk of bacterial or fungal infection from potting mix is very low. Wearing gloves and washing your hands will keep it even lower.
If warmer weather is your sign to reach for the pesticide, think again. From better soil to your own army of beneficial bugs, here are five reasons to put down the insect spray.