The science that stops possums eating your garden
When possums ate her garden, University of Melbourne's Professor Lynne Selwood fought back and invented a spray that protects plants from possum browsing.
The black spot on Australia’s chilli industry
The discovery of four new pathogens that lead to a damaging disease in chillies is likely to put Australia's biosecurity measures under the spotlight.
Swapping guns for gardening
In the aftermath of WWII, training in horticulture and gardening gave returned Australian servicemen and women a chance for a fresh start.
Growing greener cities
The Growing Green Guide is giving people the tools they need to incorporate green roofs, green walls and vertical gardens into their homes and businesses.
Veggie gardens are so hot right now
As inner-city community vegetable gardens boom, University of Melbourne students are learning by doing, and eating the fruits - and vegetables - of their labour