The Writer


Publishing with both Murdoch Books and Hardie Grant, Meredith’s gardening books, DIG, PLOT, HARVEST, DIG DEEPER and An Hour In The Garden, contain practical advise that is beautifully illustrated and relevant to today’s busy lifestyles.  Her collaborative works with Mandy Sinclair, The Produce Companion and Grow Harvest Cook, include Mandy’s fabulous recipes using fresh, garden grown ingredients for modern meals and to preserved goodies to keep for later in the larder.

Grow Harvest Cook by Meredith Kirton and Mandy Sinclair.


Meredith has worked for some of Australia’s most successful gardening and lifestyle magazines — as Garden Editor for Australia’s House and Garden, Horticultural Consultant and contributor for Home Beautiful, and regular contributor to Homes Plus, Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, ABC’s Gardening Australia, Australian Horticulture, For Me, Australian Country Style, Inside Out and The Australian Gardener.


Meredith was the Garden Editor for The Age and Sydney Morning Herald’s Sunday Life magazine and also regularly contributed to The Domain.  



Meredith started a blog with 3 partners called Grow Harvest Cook. this was updated weekly and featured recipes by Mandy Sinclair and images by Sue Stubbs and was designed by Sue Cadsow.  Garden and plant updates, as well community interest information, was provided by Meredith. this was eventually made into a book by the same name and was entered into the Food Media Awards.  At present, Meredith regularly contributes to The New Daily sharing her expert knowledge.

Taking mangoes on ABC Statewide with Fiona Wiley