ABC Organic Gardener – filled with naturally great ideas!

Our latest issue is filled with chooks galore, from how to choose the best breed for your backyard to buying a coop to suit your needs. Our experts also share their tips for growing perfect peas, marvellous mulberries and small natives to attract birds to your backyard. Plus, a tree special: saving the world's forests; forest bathing; and when it's time to call in an arborist. 


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Betony flowers


Betony flowers provide nectar for bees, butterflies and beneficial insects explains Penny Woodward

Fighting for our forests

Our editor, Steve Payne, lives among the forests of the subtropical Northern Rivers of NSW, an area fought for by...

Leafy brassicas

Winter fare

Penny Woodward describes some unusual and more common edibles for planting now.

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Ten tips for a healthy garden

Penny Woodward, shares her tips for a thriving garden – one that will provide veg and fruit, and help the planet.

Tomato seedlings

Growing tomatoes from seed

There are many ways of growing tomatoes from seed, but here is one of the simplest and most common, using punnets or seedling trays, from...

Itoh peonies from Issue 117

The Magic of Peonies

We love peonies at OG and Eliza Henry-Jones shares that love -- here she also shares tips for growing these beauties.

Planting guides

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


Everyone loves lemons.

Some simple tips for citrus trees from our experts, Helen McKerral, Leonie Shanahan and Penny Woodward.


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