Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network
Where you can keep up with news and events on community gardens.
One of the oldest and largest gardening suppliers in Australia. The 30-year-old organisation sells, online or by mail order, a large range of heirloom seeds for vegetable, herbs, fruits and flowers. There are free online articles, and check out its free seed catalogue, Garden Annual, to find out how to grow what and when, such as different species of potatoes, tomatoes and corn. Members receive quarterly catalogues and discounts on seeds.
The online version of the ABC TV program and is an indispensable and practical online guide for gardeners. You can find everything from how to make a no-dig garden to how to make your own organic pesticides and fertilisers.
Local networks of gardeners who save and exchange their seeds for free to promote diversity and preserve local varieties of useful plants.
The Vegetable Patch
An easy-to-understand guide for beginners and has details on how to grow anything from beans to zucchini.
Yates Garden Guide
One of the oldest gardening guides in Australia. Now in its 42nd edition, it was written in 1895 by Arthur Yates, who had left the UK to escape the damp weather, when he saw the need for a basic publication that answered gardeners’ questions.