If you're new to gardening, lettuce is a good place to start. You'll need some lettuce seeds, decent soil, a trowel, and some all-purpose plant food. No need for any fancy gardening skills, just the will to get your hands dirty.
Tomatoes are a garden favourite, and in Australia, they're pretty simple to grow. For this venture, you'll need some tomato seeds, good quality soil, stakes for support, and some all-purpose plant food. You don’t need a green thumb, just a willingness to give it a go.