Articles by Justin Russell

Snow in the NSW Blue Mountains July 17 2015

Weather versus climate

July 16, 2015

Current cold weather has social media in a frenzy, but JUSTIN RUSSELL says, don't believe the hype - it's winter after all.

Raised Garden Beds

July is for bed building

June 30, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL says, “now is the hour for all good gardeners to build a bed”!

Watercress

The wonders of watercress

June 23, 2015

Contrary to opinion, watercress is easy to grow, says JUSTIN RUSSELL, plus it's a nutritional powerhouse!

Vegie Patch

Grow like a boss

May 25, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL celebrates 16 years of food growing by sharing his one fundamental principle for gardening success.

Autumn tones

Gardening jobs for May

May 7, 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL has some tips and tricks to get the most out of your gardening efforts this month.

Garden Shadows

How to understand your site

April 23, 2015

As autumn shadows lengthen, JUSTIN RUSSELL says that it's important to analyse the way light falls across your garden.

Choy Sum Flea Beetle

Gardening jobs for April

April 7, 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 27, 2015

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

 

Herbs

The Herbalist's Bible

February 26, 2015

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

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