Articles by Simon Webster

The future is organic

June 2019

The latest issue of Organic Gardener celebrates our 20th anniversary with a look at the origins of the movement here in Australia, as well as profiles of successful organic business such as OrganiGrow.

Ethical investing

June 2019

How can ethical investing practices such as divestment from fossil fuels help you and the world?

Michael Ableman

In conversation with...

June 2018

Simon Webster chats with organic farmer and author Michael Ableman about the healing power of growing food. 

Saving leek seeds

How to save seeds

June 2018

As seed company ownership tightens, now's the time to learn how to save your own seed writes Simon Webster. 

More or less space?

When more is less

April 2018

The more the land, the more ambitious Simon Webster’s gardening vision became. 

Surprise potato

The accidental gardener

March 2018

Simon Webster cottons on to a new way of gardening – expect the unexpected – at Plot Farm. 

Coffee cherries ripe for picking

Coffee harvesting and processing

September 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.

Mobile biochar kiln

Biochar explained

June 2017

Simon Webster investigates biochar and reveals Peter Cundall's method for making it.

Watermelon crop

Bite into watermelons

November 2016

Get sticky exploring the world of watermelons with Simon Webster, who names his top choices for your patch.

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