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Jobs for February

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 9:45am

With many parts of Australia as dry as a bone JUSTIN RUSSELL offers tips for keeping your garden hydrated, along with lots more late summer action.

Cinnamon basil flowering profusely

Cinnamon basil

Wed, 15/01/2014 - 9:20am

In temperate climates, PENNY WOODWARD says summer is basil time.

Jobs for January

Thu, 19/12/2013 - 4:55pm

Summertime, and the gardening's easy. JUSTIN RUSSELL lists his jobs for January, including tips on slug control, safe use of pyrethrum sprays and backyard geese.

What to do in December

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 1:45pm

Summer's here! JUSTIN RUSSELL gets the garden in party mode, offers tips for summer plant feeding, and suggests ways to enjoy a well-earned siesta under a shady tree.


What to do in November

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 12:46pm

Is it November already? Summer is nearly upon us and JUSTIN RUSSELL says it's shaping up to be drier than average across much of Australia. Check out his suggested jobs for November and get...

Apple Blossom

What to do in September

Fri, 30/08/2013 - 11:49am

Spring has sprung! Time to dust off the tools and get cracking on some September gardening jobs, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.


Jobs for August

Thu, 01/08/2013 - 1:32pm

What better way to spend an August weekend than in your organic garden. Get started with the help of JUSTIN RUSSELL's suggestions for the last weeks of winter.

Frosty Garden

What to do in July

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 2:05pm

The coldest month of the year is upon us, but JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is no excuse to avoid getting outside. Here’s his tips for what to do in the July garden.

Pruning spent raspberry canes

What to do in June

Fri, 07/06/2013 - 2:56pm

Welcome to winter! Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for some warming outdoor work in the garden during June.