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Elder flowers

Elder trees

January 2022

These trees have been associated with magic and witchcraft for a long time explains Penny Woodward

Growing plants that are indigenous to your area will help attract native bees.

Encouraging native bees

January 2022

If you follow these basic principles in your garden, native bees and other beneficial insects will know they’re welcome, writes Karen Sutherland.

Coloured lettuces

Lettuces all year round

December 2021

Penny Woodward says that with the variety of lettuces available, you should never be without leaves to add to your salads all year round.

Beach Bananas

Native plants for indoors

November 2021

There’s a stack of Australian native plants from rainforest areas that are naturally suited to low light, so are perfect for growing indoors, writes Karen Sutherland.

Tomatoes are a favourite here at Organic Gardener!

Tomato growing success

November 2021

You can never have too many tomatoes in your harvesting basket! And with these tips from Helen McKerral you are sure to have plenty to share.

 

Coloured tomatoes

Why is a red tomato red?

September 2021

Tomatoes come in a variety of colours, explains Penny Woodward, with quirky names to match.

Chooks provide much more than fresh eggs and fertiliser.

Feathered friends

September 2021

Chooks provide many things from fresh eggs to fertiliser for your garden, and they can even become feathered friends to the family, writes Jessamy Miller.

Daffodil flower

Feeding fruit trees & bulbs

August 2021

From daffodils and jonquils to almonds and plums, it's time to for a good feed to keep them happy. Penny Woodward explains why.

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