11 10, 2016

Your friendly neighbourhood tomato growing guide: Step 1. Choosing the right tomato for you

By | October 11th, 2016|Nursery Advice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's not unusual this time of year to see a CERES Nursery horticulturalist gesticulating wildly in the tomato section, trying to convey a sense of JUST HOW BIG a particular variety will grow, while a queue of customers look on wide-eyed and captivated! We thought we'd make it easy for you and post some [...]

23 05, 2016

Bare-root Strawberry Runners

By | May 23rd, 2016|Nursery, Nursery Advice|0 Comments

Our bare-root strawberry runners have arrived in the nursery! Winter is the best time to get strawberry runners in to have them established and ready to fruit in the summertime, and planting runners is the most economical way to get a strawberry patch started, in containers or in the garden. Propagating strawberries from their runners [...]

15 03, 2016

CERES Harvest Festival – peace, prosperity & and eBay goddess

By | March 15th, 2016|Events|0 Comments

Victorian state coat of arms A few weeks ago in a newsletter I was digressing about the joy of discovering the cornucopia that's depicted on our very own Victorian coat of arms. Seemingly mundane at first glance, on closer examination I was struck by its offbeat imagery; a  kangaroo levitating in a lavishly decorated medieval jousting helmet while two toga-clad [...]

7 03, 2016

IT students click with schools in India

By | March 7th, 2016|CERES Global, CERES Global India|1 Comment

This article is was originally published in Swinburne Media on 4th March 2016. Swinburne University of Technology students are moving beyond the classroom and applying their IT and business skills to help remote tribal communities in India connect with the rest of the world. The IT for Social Impact India Project links students with community [...]