Blogs

Removing suckers

Tidying your trees

June 14, 2017

Grab your secateurs. Now's the time to tidy up your trees, says Penny Woodward.

Mobile biochar kiln

Biochar explained

June 14, 2017

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

Produce at Transition Farm

Farming transformed

June 8, 2017

Penny Woodward visits a thriving farm that’s producing masses of food from what was once malnourished soil.

Winter salads

What to plant in June

May 31, 2017

Don't be tempted to hibernate because winter is here, says Justin Russell, there's still plenty of planting to be done in June.

Peter Cundal liming in early winter

It's elementary

May 30, 2017

Elements and trace elements are essential to plant health, so deficiencies
can lead to a wide range of plant problems, writes Peter Cundall.

 

Nature strip vegie garden

Food for one (and all)

May 24, 2017

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on the nature strip.

Herbal tea

Top herbs to grow for tea

May 24, 2017

Why not grow your own herbs and make your own herbal teas? Penny Woodward investigates.

Gardening jobs for June

May 24, 2017

Frost can be a mainstay of winter. Check out Justin Russell's seasonal tips for cold-weather calamities.

Peter Cundall

Viva la revolution!

May 16, 2017

Peter Cundall celebrates the organic ‘revolution’ and invites you to join him in growing food in your urban space. 

Dr Reese Halter and the sequoia

Going to the big trees

May 15, 2017

Join Dr Resse halter on an expedition to find (and hug) the world's tallest trees.

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