The sap-sucking pests didn't know what hit them, writes SIMON WEBSTER.
Could a new super-rose that is totally resistant to blackspot be a good fit for organic gardeners. JUSTIN RUSSELL argues that there are other virtues to look for in plants beyond the obvious.
Dimethoate, a popular but toxic chemcial commonly used in home gardens has been suspended for use by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. JUSTIN RUSSELL reports.
SIMON WEBSTER celebrates a win over the caterpillars.
PENNY WOODWARD goes to town on snails and slugs, testing a wide variety of methods for getting rid of these intriguing but troublesome pests.
It can be tempting to think that organic gardening is simply about replacing toxic sprays with organic versions. Justin Russell looks at "exclusion" an elegant pest control solution that is about...
Wet humid weather is a recipe for fungal problems in the vegie patch. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips on how to control plant diseases organically.
Insects are beautiful, except when they’re biting you, writes SIMON WEBSTER.
PHIL DUDMAN explains how to control tomato caterpillars in an organic garden using eco friendly products.
Regular checks and clean ups are the key to keeping diseases at bay, especially during wet weather, writes PHIL DUDMAN