Plants & Vegetables

Unfurling Buds

Garden Jobs for Late Winter

August 17, 2012

Late winter is no time to rest on your laurels. According to JUSTIN RUSSELL, it's one of the busiest times of the year with plenty to do before spring. Let's get cracking!

Be inspired at Floriade 2012

August 15, 2012

Canberra will be the perfect place to experience the richness of spring this year as Floriade, the nation’s premier spring flower show celebrates its 25th anniversary. Along with the colourful blooms, this year’s event will also feature tips for sustainable living and growing your own produce, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Potatoes

To Chit, or Not to Chit?

August 14, 2012

To chit or not to chit? That is the question for home growers at this time of the year, so JUSTIN RUSSELL explains the process of chtting, and outlines its benefits.

Orange Tree

The Solution to Citrus Problems

August 8, 2012

What's wrong with my citrus tree? JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is the most common question asked of garden writers, but the solution is simple. Read on to find out what it is.

Dividing chives

The Great Divide

August 1, 2012

Lots of perennial food plants can be easily propagated by division of the root ball. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Green Manure

Time to build healthy soil

July 27, 2012

Late winter is the perfect time to build healthy soil. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes about composting and using green manure.

Road To Kentucky

Know Your Climate

July 13, 2012

A trip to the New England region in NSW gets JUSTIN RUSSELL thinking about the importance of getting to know your climate.

Wood Ash

How to Use Wood Ash

June 26, 2012

Wood heating is common throughout the cooler parts of Australia, but what to do with all that ash. JUSTIN RUSSELL recommends using it in the garden.

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