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Broad Bean Crimson

Sowing winter beans

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 3:40pm

Broad beans are among the easiest vegies to grow during winter. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to propagate the plants from seed.

What is Organics?

Wed, 29/05/2013 - 1:33pm

Gardening legend PETER CUNDALL outlines the principles of growing organically.

Lime whitewash

Lime-based whitewash

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 8:50pm

In the July/August 2013 issue of Organic Gardener magazine, Phil Dudman explains how to prune citrus trees, including cutting an old tree back severely if needed. He also mentions that painting...

Jerry’s clay soil fix

Sat, 26/01/2013 - 2:38pm

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener, Jerry Coleby-Williams explains the essentials of good soil and how to remedy problems.

When he moved from the UK to Australia it took him...

Learn to scythe... and more

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 11:57am

Scything, soil and sauerkraut are on the menu at an upcoming workshop weekend, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

How to harvest and store onions

Wed, 28/11/2012 - 3:29pm

With the right pre and post-harvest treatment, your homegrown organic onions will store for months. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips and experiences.

How to prepare for summer organic gardening

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 12:18pm

Summer in the organic garden can pose its challenges, particularly in hot areas. PHIL DUDMAN shares a few tips for staying cool and keeping crops productive.

For peat’s sake

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 1:02pm

There’s no need to use peat moss, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Compost Heap

Manure in, compost out

Wed, 12/09/2012 - 11:25am

A local produce swap can produce some interesting outcomes. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his excitement about scoring a few bags of...horse manure - perfect for making compost.

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