In viewing frost as just another issue to contend with in the battle to maintain a pristine backyard, modern gardeners miss the benefits of a decent freeze. Justin Russell welcomes the fiirst...
SIMON WEBSTER gives the fruit trees in his permaculture food forest some much-needed tender loving care.
Green manures are the cheapest and easiest way to build fertility in the food producing garden, writes Justin Russell.
PHIL DUDMAN explains how to dig up a patch of lawn and get started growing nutritious vegies.
A wet humid summer in many areas has taken it's toll on our favourite Mediterranean type herbs. PHIL DUDMAN says it's a good time to be propagating replacements, and shares his secrets for success...
Nothing is perfect – not even mulch – writes SIMON WEBSTER.
Looking for an easier way to reap the benefits of a worm farm. PHIL DUDMAN describes how to make a worm tower, which cuts out unnecessary handling and maintenance.
A coathanger and a piece of fencing wire are among the tools used in this clever soil testing kit, reports SIMON WEBSTER.
Good garden design can be a mystery to many, but when you follow the steps that professionals use, you can create something that is both beautiful and functional, says PHIL DUDMAN
August is an important time for pruning citrus. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips on how to go about it.