What to harvest now


An abundance of blackberries

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 3:20pm

An epic blackberry crop has JUSTIN RUSSELL convinced that growing your own food is about abundance, not scarcity.

sowing melon seed

Plant a seed

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:02pm

Get inspired by the new issue of Organic Gardener magazine with our special 'Seeds' feature, says STEVE PAYNE.

Garlic freshly harvested

Harvesting garlic

Sat, 20/09/2014 - 3:55pm

How do you know when to harvest your garlic? asks PENNY WOODWARD.

Red Onions

Harvest notes: Mar-Apr

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 5:03pm

Capsicum, Onion, Pineapple and Sweet potato wiil soon be ready to harvest.


Harvest notes: Jan-Feb

Sun, 16/02/2014 - 8:20pm

Cucumber, Eggplant, Plum and Pumpkin wiil be ready to harvest in summer.

Putting the cole in slaw

Fri, 13/12/2013 - 8:23am

Cabbages in December? Too right! JUSTIN RUSSELL gives tips for growing late brassicas and shares a delicious coleslaw recipe.

Lucious golden corn

Summer bounty

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 6:04am

The latest issue of our magazine is bursting with inspiration for summer, writes Editor STEVE PAYNE.

Heirloom Beetroot

Rockin' the beets

Thu, 14/11/2013 - 4:37pm

With an abundance of beetroot being harvested from his patch, JUSTIN RUSSELL shares a favourite recipe - roasted beetroot salad.

Southern Glen Garlic

Garlic harvest begins

Tue, 15/10/2013 - 12:23pm

Much to his neighbours suprise, JUSTIN RUSSELL starts harvesting the first of his garlic bulbs. Check out his tips on knowing when the time’s right.