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It's spring! In our October issue we grow eggplants and pomegranates, and Peter Cundall shows you how to improve your soil naturally for bumper harvests!

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Spreading mulch

Create a slug barrier

Peter Cundall first suggested this method of pear and cherry slug control, writes Penny Woodward.   

Backyard beekeeping hives

Show us your bees!

We want your beekeeping stories to feature in a photographic book that will be released in September 2018!

Eggplant harvest

Eggplants aplenty!

Justin Russell investigates the best eggplant varieties for your garden plus growing, harvesting and storage advice...

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Matt and Lentil Purbrick

Farming with nature

Simplicity, sustainability and connection inform life on the farm for Grown & Gathered market gardeners, flower traders and fearless...

full moon rising

Full moon rising

Here's an up-to-date 2017 moon planting chart, produced by Lyn Bagnall and for sale at Aussie Organic Gardening. Lyn's explanatory text...

Planting guides

Our simple planting guides will help you find out what plants grow best in
your region and when to plant them.

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Frankie, Noah and Aurelia Gordon with Rosie the Araucana chicken

Patch from Scratch   Pictures, plans and more from the Gordon’s makeover.


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Pests & Diseases

Sustainable living

Latest videos


Backyard chickens

Check out the chook palace in the Patch from Scratch garden and see Alex and Costa as they release the chooks! in this episode of ABC TV Gardening Australia.


Safe soil

How safe is your soil? Professor Mark Taylor from Macquarie University's VegeSafe program tests the soil in the Patch from Scratch garden in this epidode of ABC TV Gardening Australia.


Garlic varieties

Learn about different garlic varieties to grow now with our horticultural editor and garlic guru, Penny Woodward in this video from ABC TV Gardening Australia.

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