Articles by Justin Russell

'Glass gem' heirloom corn

Corn fights back

August 2, 2018

Justin Russell introduces the world of heirloom corn, including eating, flour and popping cultivars. 

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 1, 2018

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

Mustard Greens

What to plant in July

July 3, 2018

Depending on your climate, July's either a great month to plant vegies, or a time to hibernate, says Justin Russell.

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 1, 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2, 2018

Justin Russell suggests two jobs to do this month to help your garden deal with a changing climate

Broccoli

What to plant in May

May 2, 2018

May is made for gardening, says Justin Russell. Read his timely tips for what to plant now at your place. 

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

April 5, 2018

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.

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