Susan Parsons

Susan Parsons


Susan Parsons is a Canberra-based writer. She writes the weekly Kitchen Garden column for Canberra's Food and Wine magazine.

Kitchen Garden with Susan Parsons: Canberra giveaways for 2016

Get your hands on some great Canberra gardening treats.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 09 17:44:00 EST 2016

Canberra Kitchen Garden: Rob Cuttell

A Yarralumla garden is full of bean harvests.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Wed Feb 03 00:15:00 EST 2016

Susan Parsons: Why Sally Stephens of O'Connor loves sustainability in gardens

Susan Parsons meets O'Connor gardener Sally Stephens, who has a passion for sustainability.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 26 23:45:00 EST 2016

Susan Parsons: Latham kitchen gardener Peter Harris is an avid seed banker

Peter Harris in his vegetable garden in Latham.

Susan Parsons meets Peter Harris of Latham who is an avid kitchen gardener and cook.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 19 23:45:00 EST 2016

Susan Parsons: Why Benn Sutcliffe is the mulch king of Latham in Canberra

Benn Sutcliffe with Queensland arrowroot in his Latham garden.

Benn Sutcliffe, a saxophonist in Latham, has struck a chord with permaculture and just loves mulching his garden.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Jan 12 23:45:00 EST 2016

Christmas gift ideas for Canberra gardeners

Gift ideas to add to Santa's list for Canberra's avid kitchen gardeners.

Christmas Gifts | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 15 15:39:00 EST 2015

Canberra gardeners Maria and Chris Adams share garlic tips for Christmas feast

Canberra gardeners Maria and Chris Adams share garlic tips for a Christmas feast.

Food News,Cook | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 08 23:45:00 EST 2015

Susan Parson's kitchen garden Christmas gift ideas for Canberrans

Banneton bread proving basket from Essential Ingredients.

Stuck for a Christmas gift idea for avid kitchen gardeners? Here are some of Susan Parsons' great ideas.

Christmas Gifts,Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Dec 01 23:45:00 EST 2015

How Verity Alexandra blends biodiversity with balance at her Canberra garden

Verity Alexandra at work in her wicking bed.

Verity Alexandra has a young garden but a well-established ethos.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Thu Nov 19 11:38:27 EST 2015

Susan Parsons: Secrets of pot marigold or calendula grown in Canberra

Susan Parsons reveals the natural wonders of pot marigold, Calendula officinalis.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Nov 17 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra professional gardener Vicki Still reveals what she is growing at home

Susan Parsons visits Vicki Still's garden to see what the professionals are growing this spring.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Nov 10 23:45:00 EST 2015

Growing watercress in Canberra: Anna Roberts shares her experiments

It's not an easy task but Anna Roberts, of Curtin, is trying to grow watercress from seed.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Nov 03 23:45:00 EST 2015

How Sharon and Edwin Ride took the kitchen garden path in Kambah

Canberra couple reveal what they are growing for this summer to Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Oct 27 23:45:00 EST 2015

Canberra musicians have the X factor when it comes to garden biodiversity

Megan Taylor and Richard McIntyre of Narrabundah have embraced the kitchen garden lifestyle so much that they are experimenting with indigenous produce.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Oct 20 23:45:00 EST 2015

How the Gardiners live up to their name with a great garden in Canberra

Bob Gardiner loves to experiment a wonderful range of plants in his kitchen garden at Isabella Plains, writes Susan Parsons.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Oct 13 23:45:00 EST 2015

Why the Kidston family set down roots in the heritage area of Ainslie

Susan Parsons reveals why Dimity and Jamie Kidston are loving their kitchen garden in Canberra.

Eat Out | Susan Parsons | Tue Oct 06 23:45:00 EST 2015

Susan Parsons: How to grow a one kilogram tomato in Canberra

Can Mario Serenellini of Canberra grow giant tomatoes again this season? Susan Parsons reveals his variety and she starts her annual spring giveaway.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 29 23:45:00 EST 2015

Dynamic bee-keeper Sam Malfroy is making a buzz in Canberra

Sam Malfroy with his nectar of the gods.

Susan Parsons reveals why the Canberra Organic Growers Society's plot at O'Connor has become a hive of biodynamic activity.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 22 23:45:00 EST 2015

Down the Garden Path: Discover the Ainslie Food Cookbook, and steam-punk garden

PJ's muffins by Nova Inkpen.

You can't afford to miss David and Yvette Salt's amazing garden and taste delights from an Ainslie cookbook at a fundraising event planned for Corroboree Park.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Sep 15 23:45:00 EST 2015

Do you fear pollution in your Canberra garden? VegeSafe's soil test might help

Soil contamination is a kitchen gardener's worst nightmare, but a university testing program may offer a solution.

Food News | Susan Parsons | Tue Aug 25 23:45:00 EST 2015