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Welcome to iVEG, our regularly updated online advice library.

Vegetable Lore

Every vegetable has a story to tell.  Put your ear to the ground, and come along for a horticultural, pharmaceutical, gastronomic and historical tour of the characters in your VEG bed. Read more...

This Month in the Garden in Melbourne

Find out what can be planted now, and what else you can be doing in the garden. Read more...

Composting

Learn how to transform food scraps into top-notch organic fertiliser with the useful VEG guide to home composting. Break it down...

Worms

One great way of producing fantastic compost from kitchen scraps is worms. Get wiggly...

Companion Planting for the Vegie Patch

It won't just help you to easily grow vegies, companion planting will introduce beauty to your vegie patch with predator insect attracting flowers. Find out about true flower power, and more...

Fruitful Tips: Healthy Fruit Trees

The condensed essentials of maintaining healthy fruit trees (kind of like a fruit roll-up). Get heavy bearing...

Companion Planting for Orchards

How to create a food forest and keep your fruit trees healthy with companion plants. Biodiversify...

Rainwater Tanks

Catch and store. Let that be the whole of law (or at least part of it). Our tips on how...

The Power of Chook

Powerful. Loveable. Exotic. Learn the basics on how to look after these glamorous darlings of the garden. Read on...

Green Smoothies

Our new page on one of the healthiest things you can possibly eat. Period.

No-dig gardens

Establish a garden over grass or even concrete! To dig or not to dig? That is the question.

Why grow food at home?

Let us count the ways...

What is Permaculture?

It's both incredibly simple and hard to do it justice in a few words. Our fumbling attempt...