Green Manure

Gardening jobs for March

March 1, 2018

Justin Russell reckons it's time to take advantage of pleasant autumn weather and get stuck into gardening jobs.

fruit and veg stall

What's on my food?

February 15, 2018

Malcolm McGuire investigates what’s being sprayed on our crops, and some of the worst offenders. 

Green sprouting broccoli

Bountiful broccoli

February 8, 2018

Broccoli isn't just a one-head wonder, you can encourage multiple harvests of delicious side shoots. Justin Russell shows you how. 

Peter Cundall

A life-giving revolution

February 8, 2018

In our 100th issue, Peter Cundall reflects on the organic growing movement and its role in countering the destructive effects of industrial agriculture. 

Purple garlic

Celebrating garlic

February 7, 2018

Love garlic? Penny Woodward tells you how to celebrate with garlic.

Tommy toes

Jobs for February

January 31, 2018

Planning a big weekend in the garden? Justin Russell gives a rundown on some of the major gardening jobs for Feb.

Romanesco Broccoli

What to plant in February

January 31, 2018

February is the ideal month to start thinking about cool season planting says Justin Russell.

Salad plants

Mustardy marvel

January 24, 2018

The sharp lemony flavour with hot peppery aftertaste make this mustard a winner, writes Penny Woodward.

Plan A - Saving planet earth

Plan A – Saving earth

January 24, 2018

How do we save Earth’s life-support systems and ourselves in the process? Dr Reese Halter reports.