Summer

Too hot? Grow microgreens

January 2013

If it’s getting too hot for growing your favourite leafy greens and herbs in the garden, then try growing your own organic microgreens in pots, writes PHIL DUDMAN

Summer Apples

Apples for Christmas

December 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL picks his first apples of the season, and offers a cheery Christmas recipe using the fruit.

Apricots

Apricot Season

November 2012

Early summer is stonefruit season in many parts of Australia, and JUSTIN RUSSELL eagerly anticipates a bumper crop of apricots.

How to prepare for summer organic gardening

November 2012

Summer in the organic garden can pose its challenges, particularly in hot areas. PHIL DUDMAN shares a few tips for staying cool and keeping crops productive.

The Green Rhubarb Blues

October 2012

Have you got the green rhubarb blues? JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips on how you can grow red rhubarb, and why it's one of his all-time favourite plants.

Growing Organic Mangoes

October 2012

If you love mango, then brace yourself for a bumper crop this year. PHIL DUDMAN explains why ‘this could be the year’ and shares his tips for planting and growing organic mangoes in small backyards.

Fruit Fly Netting

Tips for Fruit Fly Season

October 2012

Fancy growing organic fruit in an area infested with fruit fly? It is possible, and JUSTIN RUSSELL shows how it can be done.

Pumpkins Calling

September 2012

They’re easy to grow and just as easy to store. If you love your pumpkins boiled, baked or blended, then now is the time to plan your summer crop, says PHIL DUDMAN

Growing organic cucumbers

August 2012

Cucumbers are easy to grow organically and don’t need much room, and now’s the time to get planting, even in cooler areas, says PHIL DUDMAN

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