Fruits & nuts

Grenadine

How to make grenadine

February 2013

Got a glut of pomegranates? JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to make the refreshing drink, grenadine.

How to Graft Citrus

February 2013

If you’d like to try your hand at grafting fruit trees, then have a go at citrus. It’s easy to do and allows you to grow a greater variety of fruit in less space, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

More Rare Fruits

January 2013

Growing your own rare and unusual fruit provides luscious rewards and helps conserve endangered varieties.

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener Magazine, Justin Russell simply ran out of room to profile the many rare fruit available for cultivating in Australian gardens. Here he describes a few more.

How to Grow Organic Lychees

December 2012

December marks the beginning of the Lychee season in Australia. PHIL DUDMAN shares his love for this delicious subtropical fruit along with his organic tips for growing them.

Cherries and Chill Hours

November 2012

In the latest issue of Organic Gardener, our article on Cherries mentions the term “chill hours”.

Here we explain what is meant and show a few more pictures of the BP Organic Cherry Farm, in the Adelaide Hills.

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.

A berry good year

August 2012

PETER CUNDALL provides a quick guide to growing juicy berryfruit.

“Here are the methods I use to grow great crops of different types of hardy berryfruit - raspberries, loganberries, jostaberries, blackcurrants and strawberries, to name a few.”

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