Last Updated: November 24, 2014

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Cotton on to Morgan

AN OCEAN Grove illustrator has sewn up a deal with a global clothing brand.

Time to enjoy perfumed flowers

PERFUME in the garden is valued all year round, but especially over the warmer months.

How to make lamb salad

THERE’S no excuse for not including salad in your diet any time of the year.

Cotton on to Morgan

Cotton on to Morgan

AN OCEAN Grove illustrator has sewn up a deal with a global clothing brand.

Capturing a life on film

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ROBERT Imhoff was 21, just starting his photography career, when he shot a Vogue magazine spread.

David to coach Great Vic Bike Ride

David Heatley. Mansfield.

DAVID Heatley’s personal theme song should be Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.

Art Message to muse at Maldon

Country Living: Cascade Print Room artist Jeff Gardner.

MALDON’S Uniting Church pulpit will now hold an easel rather than sermon notes, writes SARAH HUDSON

It's all go for Huon Show

HUON SHOW PREVIEW

THE Huon Show is set to attract up to 14,000 people to Ranelagh Showgrounds tomorrow.

Nod to the nation’s top drovers

Grampians midnight wine harvest.

THE Stockman’s Hall of Fame dubbed it the longest ever sheep droving trip in Australian history.

Glass artist breaking ground

Tony Hanning. Glass Artist. Morwell.

AS a glass artist, Tony Hanning is adept at shattering ideas.

Daylesford gatherer project grows

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ROHAN Anderson should be celebrating.

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On safari in South Africa

BEYOND its big game stars, South Africa delivers on many fronts, writes ROBYN JAMES

Cruise the rivers of Europe

Cruise the rivers of Europe

MARK the Anzac centenary with the tour of a lifetime on Europe’s rivers.

Penguins and breathtaking views

 RACV Inverloch Resort Picture: Supplied

NO matter how much you avert your gaze from the great blue expanse of ocean, it remains mesmerising.

A road less travelled

Anglers Rest, Great Alpine Rd

SOME of Victoria’s finest scenery is on offer on the Great Alpine Road, writes SARAH HUDSON

Plumbing the depths

State Coal Mine at Wonthaggi. Ex-miner Lou Storti holds up a lump of coal.

AT FIRST, walking a steep path down into the earth’s crust does not feel so bad.

Rid your garden of aphids

APHIDS are the enemy of all gardeners — and plants — so be prepared to take action in spring and early summer.

Growing your own food

 Cameron Lodge at Mt Macedon. garlic plant.

MY most successful vegetable garden was started in early summer — after most gardens had been sown.

The root of the problem

The root of the problem

IT STILL comes as a shock when I see lush, floppy carrot seedlings offered for sale at garden centres.

How to grow tomatoes

How to grow tomatoes

A LITTLE guile and preparation can make all the difference when putting in seedlings.

Grow the right pumpkins

 Greengrocer John van den Bosch mobile fruit and vegetable market, pumpkins for sale

THERE’S not much point growing a big crop of pumpkins if the varieties selected are poor keepers.

How to make lamb salad

THERE’S no excuse for not including salad in your diet any time of the year.

Chicken dinner

Chicken dinner

TRY this simple recipe for a delicious chicken dinner.

Bad to good Taste sensation in the pink

Taste sensation in the pink

A MURRAY River company is surfing a gastronomic wave by mining the river’s most feared ingredient, salt.

How to cook consummate cauli

CL Food

GOOD old reliable cauliflower — it’s one of those vegetables that you either love of hate.

Exclusive Cane toads on the menu

Cane Toad

A CANE toad invasion pushing south towards Sydney could be halted by adding the ugly critters to restaurant menus.

The Castle house for sale

NOW here’s a holiday house to put straight in the pool room.

Jane Bunn is back

WIN News TV meteorologist and weather presenter Jane Bunn with umbrella. Bunn is a guest at Wimmera Machinery Field Days 2013...

JANE Bunn will front Seven News bulletins during weeknights from December.

Top dollar for a top tank

Top dollar for a top tank

THE “old livestock” just keep getting older.

The Shed

MG sportscars a choice vintage

MG sportscars a choice vintage

CAR enthusiasts often baulk when asked to choose a favourite, but MG fan Marguerite Morgan has no problem.

Museum collection Museum a tribute to Banjo

North East Victoria Trip

THINK of the Snowy River and most people imagine Banjo Paterson’s famous poem.

Shed Farm’s salute to the steam age

Lakeside Antique Machinery Museum

GIPPSLAND locals are accustomed to seeing Peter Coleman chugging along on his steam roller.

Warracknabeal Museum Museum’s good medicine

Longerernong, Agricultural College

A BEQUEST from a Warracknabeal doctor has the town’s Wheatlands Agricultural Museum on the move.

Miranda

Taking care of business

Taking care of business

A GOOD head for sums and hard yakka help a traditional store thrive

Speak out on climate change

Speak out on climate change

IF farmers stand to lose first from a climate changing, why aren’t they, tearing down the doors of Canberra?

Farm fellas get helping hand

Farm fellas get helping hand

ON December 6, 2012 Robert Armstrong’s life changed from that of professional to cancer patient.

We may not be cooking with gas

We may not be cooking with gas

IS THE natural gas plan about to become a costly albatross?

Bookshelf

Back of Beyond

Back of Beyond

MEMORIES of the heady aroma of freshly shorn sheep are recalled as you read the memoirs of Hugh Tindall.

My Brother-But-One

My Brother-But-One

TINA Marie Clark grew up in Africa and uses her first-hand knowledge throughout My Brother-But-One.

Victoria at War

Victoria at War

IT WAS a century ago — July 1914 — that World War I began, concluding four years later.

Summer House with Swimming Pool

Summer House with Swimming Pool

LET’S hope the average GP doesn’t view their patients quite as miserably as Dr Marc Schlosser does.

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    ‘I super sized myself on sugar’

    AUSTRALIAN actor Damon Gameau tried a low-fat, high-sugar diet for 60 days in a groundbreaking experiment. And the results are shocking.

  2. Pirelli’s very NSFW calendar released

    Pirelli’s very NSFW calendar released

    PROOF that advertising really doesn’t have to have anything to do with the product it’s selling — this year’s Pirelli calendar features nudity on a whole new level.

  3. Five diet myths completely busted

    Five diet myths completely busted

    CARBS make you fat and gluten-free diets make you thin, right? Actually, that’s not necessarily the case. Here are some more myths.

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  1. The million-dollar one-bedroom unit

    The million-dollar one-bedroom unit

    WOULD you pay well over $1 million for a one-bedroom apartment? Check out the Melbourne pad that just fetched top dollar.

  2. Property pit stop for car lovers

    Property pit stop for car lovers

    GARAGES are rarely a top selling point, but autographs left by Fangio and other motoring champions have buyers racing to this home.

  3. Kardashian buying Australian island

    Kim Kardashian

    KIM Kardashian and Kanye West are believed to be in negotiations to buy an island off the coast of Gladstone for $5 million.

Top Ten Stories

  1. High flyer grounded after 45 years

    High flyer grounded after 45 years

    EXCLUSIVE: The world’s longest-serving 747 pilot will hang up his Qantas wings today after bringing his own family home from Los Angeles.

  2. TripAdvisor’s secret to success

    TripAdvisor’s secret to success

    IT started with a review about a Mexican hotel that didn’t look like the photos. Now TripAdvisor receives more than 100 reviews and opinions every minute.

  3. Bachelor BFFs lick their wounds in Vietnam

    Bachelor BFFs lick their wounds in Vietnam

    WHEN your ex-fiance hooks up with your ex-housemate/bestie you need to get away. So The Bachelor BFFs are living it up in Vietnam.

Libs failed SPC: Joyce

Barnaby Joyce

BARNABY Joyce says it was the Liberal Party’s job — not the National Party’s — to fight for SPC Ardmona’s future.

East clubs discuss options

Warburton goal posts

ELLINBANK and District League’s east division clubs are examining their options after a board of management meeting.

Header sure to have wide appeal

Header sure to have wide appeal

THE first commercially available 60-foot header front is in service in western NSW and on its way to Victoria.

Cotton on to Morgan

Cotton on to Morgan

AN OCEAN Grove illustrator has sewn up a deal with a global clothing brand.

Grow it and they will come

FARM Green Olive at Red Hill

GREG and Sue O’Donoghue started a farm with olives, then added grapes, sheep, chooks, vegies and herbs. Then they opened their gate to visitors.