The desire for healthier and tastier produce is inpspiring more people to embark on growing their own at home, and the popularity of the 'Garden Foodie' is rising. In fact, the Garden Foodie has become so popular, that we have dedicated this section of the website solely to the edible garden.
Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying ways to support the environment in your own backyard. With a focus on health and wellbeing in the 21st Century, more people want to know where their food comes from.
Chefs in the garden
With the support of both National and local Australian chefs, Life is a Garden, brought to you by Nursery & Garden Industry Australia, is celebrating how to 'Grow Your Own' food at home, offering a range of growing tips from zucchini to roma tomatoes and inspiring recipes from a range of chefs who share in our 'Garden Foodie' passion.
View seasonal recipe ideas from chefs who grow their own:
Do you want to grow brilliant basil, juicy truss tomatoes, glorious passionfruit and succulent strawberries but don't know the right times to plant? These Plant Now tips suggest what to plant each season as well as cooking ideas for harvest time.
Herb pots are a great place for beginner gardeners to start. For fun, you might like to try 'cuisine coding' them into various flavours by planting up a curry pot, Mediterranean pot or Asian hot pot!