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Coffee cherries ripe for picking

Coffee harvesting and processing

September 13, 2017

In the Nov/Dec 2017 issue of Organic Gardener Simon Webster has written about growing your own coffee. Here he explores harvesting and processing.

Not too fancy leeks

February 27, 2017

Subtle in flavour and appearance, the humble leek is all understated style, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

sowing melon seed

Plant a seed

October 1, 2014

Get inspired by the new issue of Organic Gardener magazine with our special 'Seeds' feature, says STEVE PAYNE.

Garlic freshly harvested

Harvesting garlic

September 20, 2014

How do you know when to harvest your garlic? asks PENNY WOODWARD.

Ripe passionfruit lying beneath the vine.

Late ripening passionfruit

May 28, 2014

Passionfruit is one of our most popular backyard fruit crops and perhaps the most vexing, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE.

Spring Onions

Time for Planting Onions

March 8, 2010

From leeks and shallots to red salad onions, the members of the onion family are an incredibly versatile lot and they’re wonderful crops to grow at home too. For most areas, now is the time to sow seed or plant seedlings and it’s particularly urgent in warmer areas where true onions need a long cool growing season to fully develop. PHIL DUDMAN tells you what you need to know to get your crop in the ground.