Articles by Justin Russell

Choy Sum Flea Beetle

Gardening jobs for April

April 2015

April sees JUSTIN RUSSELL itching to get out into the garden, check out his ideas for what you can do at your place this month.

Crop Spraying

Glyphosate linked to cancer

March 2015

The World Health Organisation's cancer agency describes glyphosate as a probable carcinogen, JUSTIN RUSSELL reports.

 

Herbs

The Herbalist's Bible

February 2015

What did people do for medicine in the 17th century? JUSTIN RUSSELL reviews a modern take on a Middle Ages herbal classic.

Nectarine Pruning

Jobs for February

February 2015

Despite wearying of summer and longing for autumn, JUSTIN RUSSELL gets stuck into some February pruning. 

Blackberries

An abundance of blackberries

January 2015

An epic blackberry crop has JUSTIN RUSSELL convinced that growing your own food is about abundance, not scarcity.

Morello Cherry

Have a very cherry Christmas!

December 2014

Christmas wouldn't be complete without cherries, but for a sour twist, JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests trying Morello cherries.

CSIRO soil grid

What lies beneath

November 2014

Curious about what's beneath your feet? JUSTIN RUSSELL excavates a brilliant new CSIRO soil mapping tool.

Soil Wetter

How to beat hydrophobia

November 2014

Is your soil afraid of water? JUSTIN RUSSELL shares tips for combatting hydrophobic soil.

 

Heirloom Capsicums

If the caps fit

October 2014

Capsicums are heat loving summer vegies that look and taste great with the right care, says JUSTIN RUSSELL. 

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