Last Updated: April 26, 2015

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Time to sow poppies

THIS week is the time to sow your Flanders poppies.

Reaping what she sows

FARM blogger Emma Steendam tells KATH SULLIVAN about modern-day life on the family farm.

The art of love

THEY say love makes the world go round.

Green fight on silver screen

Green fight on silver screen

DAYNE Pratzky takes his gas rage to cinema audiences.

Last bloom of open gardens

Gardens for New

IN its 27-year history, Open Gardens Australia has offered a peek inside about 20,000 gardens around the nation.

The art of love

Sat Mag Franklin and Glen Huon

THEY say love makes the world go round.

Reaping what she sows

Reaping what she sows

FARM blogger Emma Steendam tells KATH SULLIVAN about modern-day life on the family farm.

Blooded for a fight

COUNTRY LIVING: Kellie Lovick at home in Merrijig

KELLIE Lovick is continuing her family’s High Country grazing connection.

Peter a friend in times of need

COUTRY LIVING: Landscape designer, Peter Hurry

I KNOW Peter Hurry because he buried my cat.

The Bundy’s rock revival

Bundy Hall

AN OLD hall has a new lease on life writes KATH SULLIVAN

New bloom honours Anzac spirit

Gary Matuschka

A SPECIAL rose has been bred to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landing.

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Croatia via private sail

THE blue waters of the Adriatic Sea look inviting as we set sail along Croatia’s pretty Dalmatian coast.

Sale at an easy pace

VIC Australia Day

IT’S A town many simply drive through but stop and you’ll find some gems in Sale’s rich history.

Halls Gap’s magic mountains

Supplied Editorial

VICTORIA’S answer to Kakadu is how Halls Gap locals like to describe the Grampians.

Where Diggers rest

Where Diggers rest

WITH the centenary of the Gallipoli landing fast approaching, the Anzacs are front of mind for many.

Fast boat seals deal

Supplied Editorial Fwd: More eco boat pics

PHILLIP Island is synonymous with penguins.

A good time to move

TIMING is crucial when it comes to the successful transplanting of trees shrubs and roses.

Bonfire with benefits

Sprinkling wood ash around cabbages

WHEN the end of fire restrictions was announced recently, I confess to a feeling of childish excitement.

Enjoy the great divide

 ABC GARDENING AUSTRALIA MAGAZINE. Two varieties of Aster flowers supplied for Jennifer Stackhouse?s column in home magazine....

NOW is the time to dig out the flowering perennials to divide them and boost plant numbers in the garden.

Smashin’ pumpkins at 88

Peter Cundall and his pumpkins

LAST October, I wheeled a barrow-load of mixed sheep and poultry manure into my vegetable patch.

Stop the rot this autumn

Stop the rot this autumn

IT HAPPENS every autumn, ­especially in the vegetable garden.

Making the most of mince

MINCED meat is one of the most versatile ingredients around.

Fried haloumi

 DT FOODHOLD...28/5/03...Neil Perry, Holoumi Bread Salad, pan fry Haloumi.........Pic Jim Trifyllis.....

TRY this recipe for fried haloumi.

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

Sweet victory for Aussie Anzacs

AUSTRALIAN Anzac biscuits have beaten out New Zealand Anzac biscuits in a blind tasting, thanks to extra sugar.

Pho the love of soup

Country Living FOOD PAGE

AUTUMN is a great time to start to explore the warming world of soups.

Coffee meringue roll

Coffee meringue roll

WHIP up this delicious coffee meringue roll.

Going commando at Nagambie

WHILE some people like to relax on the weekends, others subject themselves to a 7km obstacle course.

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

Hay bale sculpture the last straw

UPDATE: THE farmer ordered to remove a hay bale sculpture depicting a bull serving a cow says he has received massive public support.

Driving dog Don the drive-away sheepdog

Don the drive-away sheepdog

IT seems Scottish sheep farmers hold particularly high expectations for their working dogs.

The Shed

St Arnaud gets it own holy grail

St Arnaud gets it own holy grail

AUSTRALIA’S first bible museum — and the world’s only bible museum to be run by women — was off to a rocky start.

Sue’s mint Marina hits the road

Sue’s mint Marina hits the road

WHEN Sue Wilson found a 1972 Morris Marina TC Coupe Automatic for sale, she knew it was a good buy.

Gliding up where the eagles soar

Gliding up where the eagles soar

DAVE Goldsmith has flown a lot of planes in his time, but there is something magical about old wooden gliders.

Ute swear it was new

Ute swear it was new

LIKE a lot of 1950s utes, Terry Sullivan’s International L110 has seen a bit of action as a workhorse.

Miranda

Social ties are powerful qualities

Social ties are powerful qualities

COMMUNITIES are better when individuals are generous.

Weaving links with African women

Weaving links with African women

THE clicketty-clackers of Clunes are creating squares. Squares like your gran knitted to make a blanket.

Think local in media, power, water

Think local in media, power, water

SO ANOTHER big company crunches country Victoria.

Stay money smart into your 60s

Stay money smart into your 60s

“ISN’T this an asset?” the woman in her 60s says, arms opening wide in her renovated miner’s cottage.

Bookshelf

Outback Vets

Outback Vets

THE importance of veterinarian services is the main thrust of this highly readable book.

Lucy’s Bakes

Lucy’s Bakes

WHEN you catch yourself saying “that looks nice’’ as you flip through a recipe book, you know you are on to a good thing.

Mannix a giant of his time

Mannix a giant of his time

IN THIS magnificent biography, Brenda Niall gives a rare insight into the former Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, Daniel Mannix.

The Zumbo Files

The Zumbo Files

FORGET the humble sponge cake, pavlova or ginger fluff.

Secrets behind Khloe’s slimdown

Secrets behind Khloe’s slimdown

KHLOE Kardashian has shed an incredible amount of weight in recent months, and she’s ready to share all of her secrets about health and beauty.

Workers spill beans on Melburnians’ secrets

You Wouldn't Believe What I Heard ... Daniel Farha

FOR most, a day at work is run of the mill. For others, it’s full of strange sightings, confessions and bizarre stories. Meet five workers tapped into the secret lives of Melburnians.

‘Dear Belle, I’m not angry, I’m infuriated’

‘Dear Belle, I’m not angry, I’m infuriated’

ASHTON Taylor feels betrayed, and is furious with Belle Gibson for a very personal reason. So she’s written some choice words for the former ‘wellness blogger’.

Melbourne’s Anzac auction action

Melbourne’s Anzac auction action

A MT Waverley home sold for $1.69 million yesterday, while a Ringwood home sold for $240,000 above reserve. SEE THIS WEEK’S RESULTS.

The ruins with a $1.5m pricetag

The ruins with a $1.5m pricetag

HOLES in the floor, holes in the roof, covered in mould, rust and dirt but this run down house if set to sell for a huge price tag. Have we all gone mad?

The world’s most exclusive real estate

The world’s most exclusive real estate

THIS private island is home to 85 of the world’s wealthiest people, including supermodels, pop stars and athletes. The prices are absurd.

Asian destinations you should see right now

Asian destinations you should see right now

VISIT these Asian destinations on the rise before the rest of the world does. You’ll find some out of the way places that will reward you for your effort, writes Ian Lloyd Neubauer.

Awful truth about city of riches

Awful truth about city of riches

DECAYING, abandoned buildings. Half-naked women doing stripteases in public. Homeless people pushing trolleys past Ferraris. This is a shocking place.

A grown-ups’ guide to cruising

A grown-ups’ guide to cruising

CUTTING out the children raises the relaxation factor when you take to the water on a trip of a lifetime, writes Brad Crouch.

New dairy player

DAIRY Sarah Saxton

A NEW player in the milk market has emerged from the ashes of United Dairy Power

Big win for Paynesville

 Mininera & District Football League, Round 6

UPDATE: PAYNESVILLE was awarded the win for the Round 2 match against Boisdale-Briagolong in the East Gippsland league.

Sale hopes for big NSW dairy

FOCUS: Organic, biodynamic dairy with Melinda and Peter Smith.

CHINA’S New Hope Dairy has formed part of a consortium, which has moved to purchase a NSW farm.

Krone bends it for better rake

Krone bends it for better rake

KRONE’S centre and side-delivery Swadro hay rakes feature Lift tines for cleaner forage.