Susan Parsons is a Canberra-based writer. She writes the weekly Kitchen Garden column for Canberra's Food and Wine magazine.
The success of Sarah Hinde's butternut pumpkins from her Kambah home proves you do not need green fingers to be a kitchen gardener.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Apr 21 23:45:00 EST 2015
A Belconnen couple is making music from gourds.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Apr 14 23:45:00 EST 2015
Sue Pavasaris of Griffith has added kitchen-garden flair to the Canberra Organic Growers Society.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Wed Apr 01 13:55:34 EST 2015
This schools program which links gardening with the curriculum is planting positive seeds of hope for young students.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 31 23:45:00 EST 2015
A band of volunteers have nurtured a kitchen garden ethos at Ainslie Primary School, which will celebrate five years of growth with an open day.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 24 23:45:00 EST 2015
Seema Mulye's photos of her Opa's Brandywine variety harvest have gone viral on social media.
Cook | Susan Parsons | Thu Mar 05 09:43:29 EST 2015
A family business is making magic with its mulch.
Drink | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 03 23:45:00 EST 2015
With a little care, chokos can thrive in Canberra. And cooked with a little chilli, they taste great.
Cook | Susan Parsons | Wed Feb 25 15:44:09 EST 2015
Cindy and Walter Steensby, of Scullin, have taken kitchen gardening and organic pursuits to new levels.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 24 23:45:00 EST 2015
Christine Fernon has spent a decade establishing her cottage garden in Ainslie and the results are magnificent, writes Susan Parsons.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 17 23:45:00 EST 2015
There's a new vegie on the patch that is creating a storm in the UK and it's destined for Canberra.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 10 23:45:00 EST 2015
The efforts of Michele Barson and a devoted team who help run a community organic garden in Cook show they are soil care champions.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 03 23:45:00 EST 2015
Avid Florey kitchen gardener Greg Blood shares his home-grown secrets and offers a wonderful fig preserve recipe.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 27 23:45:00 EST 2015
Brett Yeats and Allan O'Neil keep the community spirit alive and well within a Yarralumla townhouse by sharing wonderful produce.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 20 23:45:00 EST 2015
A band of maverick kitchen gardeners reveal the bare facts of growing Sex without Strings in Canberra this summer.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 13 23:45:00 EST 2015
Susan Parsons reveals Canberra artist Julie Ryder's raspberries, new year spuds and giant Gallipoli tomatoes.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 16 23:45:00 EST 2014
So what do you get an avid kitchen gardener for a Christmas gift? Susan Parsons has a few ideas.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 09 23:45:00 EST 2014
Susan Parsons asks specialists to nominate people who are doing their bit for sustainability and helping strengthen the kitchen garden community.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 02 23:45:00 EST 2014
Building a new garden in an old district has been rewarding for Peter O'Dea and Fiona MacGregor, writes Susan Parsons.
Food News,Canberra Life | Susan Parsons | Tue Nov 25 23:45:00 EST 2014
Ling Chen shares seven Chinese dishes using asparagus lettuce grown from her delightful kitchen garden in O'Connor.
Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Nov 18 23:45:00 EST 2014