Plants & Vegetables

Granny Smith apples

If you can't beat 'em...

June 13, 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL's apple trees have finished fruiting for the season, so he turns to a Stanthorpe orchardist to get an apple fix into winter.

Gardening as a renter

June 7, 2012

The fact that you are renting needn’t put you off growing food, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Bulls Blood Beetroot

Bright Lights of Winter

June 6, 2012

Why settle for drab greens and greys in the winter vegie patch, asks JUSTIN RUSSELL, when you can grown plants with as much colour as a Ken Done painting?

GalileeSpinach

Winter Spinach

May 30, 2012

Spinach thrives in winter and provides a stream of nutritious leaves for months on end. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the lowdown on a favourite cool season crop.

Calamondin

Calamondins and Kumquats

May 23, 2012

There is all sorts of confusion over citrus names, with kumquats and calamondins being prime examples. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives a run down on the smallest members of the citrus tribe.

Chive Divisions

Divide and conquer

May 9, 2012

Looking for a free, easy way to increase your plant stocks? JUSTIN RUSSELL writes that autumn is the best time of the year to divide and conquer.

Garlic Chives

How do you use your garlic chives?

May 8, 2012

PHIL DUDMAN has a ton of garlic chives in his garden and is on a mission to find ways to make better use of them in the kitchen.

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