Eat your way around the garden says Julie.
Why not try growing your own potatoes or explore the many varieties available.
Marika Wagner, nursery staff member at Bulleen Art and Garden (an SGA certified garden centre) raises some important issues regarding fruit and vegetable growing, and the politics of growing in drought conditions.
To 'grow your own' fruit and vegetables is one of the most environmentally friendly things you can do and here's why!
Always wanted to know what vegetables are in season and when? Check out our Fresh Vegetable Seasonal Guide!
Superfood is the term coined for a common food that has all the benefits of the best preventer drug in the world – without any of the side effects. I’d prefer to think of them as the pick of the crop of nature’s health foods.
Other lesser known nutritional benefits oranges
It is well known citrus fruits contain a range of key nutrients including high levels of vitamin C and significant amounts of dietary fibre, beta-carotene and folic acid.They have a low ratio of sodium to potassium and are low in fat and dietary energy, making them nutrient dense, energy-dilute foods with a low glycaemic index. Citrus fruits are also extremely rich in antioxidants.
Tomatoes are one of nature’s superfoods
Lycopene, a carotenoid found in tomatoes, has been extensively studied for its antioxidant and cancer-preventing properties, and has been linked to the prevention of heart disease. Interestingly, cooking tomatoes will enhance the body’s absorption of lycopene.
Unlock their nutritional benefits with these recipes