Inside our latest magazine…

Buy your copy now This issue Organic Gardener is talking health food: nutrient-dense vegetables, herbs and fruit. Grow your own leafy, green medicine with Peter Cundall. Plus healthy hen houses, nourishing winter recipes and much, much more. Out now!

Organic Gardener 2017 Diary and Calendar

Available from newsagents and ABC Centres from 1st September, both the Organic Gardener 2017 Calendar and 2017 Diary make great Christmas gifts. Don't miss out!

Subscribe to Organic Gardener magazine

Subscribe to Organic Gardener magazine and new and renewing subscribers* will go into the draw to win an eight-CD box set valued at $58. There are eight sets to be given away – one for each state and territory – and each contains detailed booklets with historical context and background to the music.

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Garden luck

Need a little luck in your life? asks PENNY WOODWARD

Garden Bed Preparation

Gardening jobs for July

JUSTIN RUSSELL discovers a new found love for July and suggests some warming winter gardening action.

Mustard Greens

What to plant in July

Depending on your climate, July is either a wonderful month to be planting vegies, or a time to hibernate with a hot...

Freshly harvested turmeric roots

Turmeric is just the tonic

Turmeric is a cure-all plant that is easy to grow in all but the coldest regions, says PENNY WOODWARD.

First Farm organics

A farm in the valley

JACQUELINE FORSTER visits a market garden in the Kanimbla Valley growing organic produce for top Sydney restaurants...

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full moon rising

Full moon rising

You asked for it, so here is the 2015-16 moon planting chart, available to download free, with explanatory text by Lyn Bagnall.


Raising seeds

PHIL DUDMAN says it's never too late to sow some seeds. Check out his Seed Sowing Guide available to download.

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.


How to…

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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