Susan Parsons

Susan Parsons

Writer

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

Inside Antonia and Sasa Basic's edible garden in Canberra

Agronomist Sasa Basic has turned the garden of his north Canberra home into a field of edible plants.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue May 24 20:00:00 EST 2016

Inside Tharwa knifemaker Karim Haddad's garden

Food and Wine.   Karim Haddad next to his persimmon tree at his Tharwa home.   6 April 2016.  Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

He's renowned as the knifemaker from Tharwa Forge but Karim Haddad is also a keen gardener. We take a look inside his garden.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Mon May 16 18:18:00 EST 2016

Bronwyn Halbisch's Turkish-inspired garden in Pearce grows eggplant, olives and many herbs

Passionate grower and cook Bronwyn Halbisch with a jar of her pickled quince in her Pearce garden.

Bronwyn Halbisch loves the food of Turkey and her garden in Pearce is full of fruit and veg for a Turkish feast.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue May 10 17:09:00 EST 2016

Pumpkins, brukale and a Canberra autumn giveaway

Pumpkins are promiscuous and cross-pollinate freely as Bronwyn Richards and Helen Lynch have discovered at Wynlen House, their small organic slow food farm in Braidwood.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue May 03 17:31:00 EST 2016

Inside Esther Gallant's garden in Cook

In the garden of Professor Esther Gallant, a biologist at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, experiments are undertaken with a professional and creative focus.

Cook | Susan Parsons | Thu Apr 21 14:52:13 EST 2016

Inside Peter Ellis and Mary Floris' garden in Tharwa

Dr Peter Ellis and his wife Mary Floris moved to Tharwa from Chifley four years ago for the country serenity, atmosphere and lifestyle.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Mon Apr 18 17:47:00 EST 2016

Kitchen Garden: Inside Byll and Felicite Swan's garden at Murrumbateman

A hobby farm at Murrumbateman produces quinces, asparagus and citrus in abundance.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Apr 12 18:13:00 EST 2016

Landscape expert creates her ideal garden

A landscape architect designs her perfect garden in Canberra's inner north.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Apr 05 17:26:00 EST 2016

Inside the gardens at the Canberra Environment Centre

Food and Wine

Date: March 3 2016
The Canberra Times
Photo: Elesa Kurtz
Director of the Canberra Environment Centre, Ryan Lungu, with 4 metre high corn with bean plants growing around them.

We take a look at the Canberra Environment Centre's thriving gardens.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 22 16:33:19 EST 2016

Pair struck gold in their Hawker pumpkin patch

Six-year-old Mary Carroll staggers under the weight of a French pumpkin.

Grand pumpkins abound in this Canberra garden.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Mon Mar 21 20:00:00 EST 2016

How to grow Donkey Balls tomatoes in Canberra

A cheekily named tomato breed makes for hilarity in the garden.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 15 15:11:00 EST 2016

Scientist Maarten Stapper takes us inside his Canberra garden

The farming scientist and his Holder townhouse garden.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Mon Mar 07 19:17:00 EST 2016

Inside a permaculture garden in Duffy, Canberra

After moving to a rural block, this couple insisted on a natural way of life.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Mar 01 15:55:00 EST 2016

The Canberra garden with 31 tomato varieties: Michael Radovanovic's kitchen garden

A bountiful garden in Evatt supplies one of Canberra's top restaurants.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 16 20:12:09 EST 2016

Canberra Kitchen Garden: Corine Cordes' fruit garden in Downer

A fruit garden tended by a yoga devotee in Downer.

Good Food | Susan Parsons | Tue Feb 16 10:54:00 EST 2016

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