Contributed by: Jackie French
Earth-friendly recipes to brush-off garden pests once and for all
WellBeing gardener Jackie French suggests Earth-friendly garden pest-control methods.
Herbal help: herbs that make the world turn bright
Jackie French brightens up your garden with some delightful herbs.
The heart of a garden
Jackie French discusses why every garden needs a heart.
How to grow the perfect plum crop
Discover how to grow the perfect plum crop with WellBeing gardener Jackie French.
How to keep your soil happy
Jackie French shares how to keep your soil happy.
Want to create a green window garden?
Jackie French falls in love with a window’s living curtains of green. Discover how you can create a green window...
6 plants guaranteed to repel garden pests
In the garden, the sweetest perfumes can act as pest repellents. Use these herbs and flowers to keep your garden...
How to create good, well-nourished soil
Jackie French delights in the earthy wonders of healthy soil and shares how to create it.
How to beautify your bathroom with foliage
We share how you can beautify your bathroom with foliage.
How to create the perfect no-dig garden
Jackie French shares her five rules of vegie gardening and how to create the perfect no-dig garden.
Wild birds snacking on your fruit trees? Try this
We discuss what to do when wild birds are eating your homegrown fruit.
How to grow saffron
We share how to grow saffron in your garden, the benefits of this wonderful spice and one delicious saffron recipe.
Make your own rose-hep tea
Jackie French shares how to grow rose heps to make your own healing cup of tea.
How to grow a vertical garden
Step by step to planting hanging gardens and our great tips and tricks to vertical green walls.
16 plants for a green and fragrant lawn
We take an in-depth look at grass and the varieties of plants that are perfect companions for your lawn.
Grow spring fruit at home
Spring fruit is usually softer than mid- to late-summer fruit, more delicately flavoured but even more welcome.
A guide to growing delicious grapes
Discover how to plant, harvest and care for your own grapes - plus, make your own wine!
The hidden talents of wallflower plants
Wallflower plants may not be stunning but they can be wonderfully, gloriously useful. Here are six favourites.
A year of growing apples
By carefully selecting apple trees that suit your climate (and tastebuds), you can enjoy homegrown apples every day of the...
How to control backyard pests without cruelty
What do you do when a possum makes its home at your place? Here are some ideas.
16 plants that love the shade
It can be difficult to get plants to grow in the shady parts of your garden, however here are 16...
5 gourmet herbs and how to cook with them
We look at how to grow and cook with five gourmet herbs that are just as indispensable and delicious as...
Fragrant repellents for your garden
Certain plants can protect their garden companions from pests through disguising their shape or scent. We discover 13 sweet-smelling varieties.
Feeding a hungry garden
Gardens do best when they're allowed to recycle, so hold on to your lawn clippings and discover how best to...
Companion planting for your vegies
Companion planting in the vegetable garden can reduce pests and weeds, and help feed your garden.
5 herbs for true herb lovers
If herbs both fascinate and tantalise you, here are our tips for planting and cooking with these more exotic varieties.
How to grow fruit all year round
Find out which fruit trees bear fruit during each month of the year so that you can eat the most...
Encouraging spring plants
The air warms, the light turns golden and spring is on the horizon; it's time to get started in the...
How to grow garlic and greens
The ultimate how to guide to getting your garlic and greens to grow in time for Winter!
A lust for mustard
Whether the weather is blazing hot, dry enough to turn your boots to dust, flooding and muddy or knee deep...
Go nuts in the garden
Going a bit nuts can be fun and productive, learn about the different nut trees you can grow in your...
Growing and cooking quinces
Simple to grow and ridiculously tasty, quinces are the oft-overlooked fruit. Find out why it should be added to your...
The glory of grapefruit
Forget about air fresheners: just make grapefruit marmalade. Here's how to grow and make the best of this delicious fruit.
Gardening Q&A with Jackie French
Jackie French takes a few minutes to share the answers to all the gardening questions she is most frequently asked!
How to make your own herbal teas
Tea doesnâ€™t have to come in teabags, tasting of stale paper and supermarket shelves. Try making your very own and...