Spring vegie head start

Tue, 30/08/2011 - 1:00pm

Gardeners in warm areas are busy planting out their organic spring crops. With a little protection, you can give seedlings a head start in cold areas too. PHIL DUDMAN, shares a few ideas for a...

Mad about Kale

Tue, 30/08/2011 - 11:51am

Ever since I saw Peter Cundall drinking boiled kale juice like an elixir of youth, I’ve been mad about growing and eating it myself, says PHIL DUDMAN.

Red Rhubarb

Why is my Rhubarb Green?

Fri, 29/07/2011 - 8:31am

Rhubarb has had a renaissance in recent years, but more than a few people are finding that their plant won't change colours from green to red. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains why.

Red Russian Kale

All Hail King Kale

Thu, 30/06/2011 - 8:32am

Kale is one of the easiest, and most nutritous vegies to grow during winter. JUSTIN RUSSELL sings its praises, and gives some ideas for kale to be used in the kitchen.

How to grow vegetables in Pots

How to Grow Organic Container Crops

Wed, 29/06/2011 - 3:27pm

PHIL DUDMAN shares an idea for maximizing returns with container growing, along with his prized recipe for an organic potting mix that guarantees success every time.


Time to plant light sensitive alliums

Wed, 08/06/2011 - 2:17pm

With the Winter Solstice fast approaching, Justin Russell gives the low down on light sensitivity in plants, and suggest which alliums perform best during the increasing daylight hours.

Heirloom Peas

Become a Backyard Conservationist

Wed, 18/05/2011 - 11:43am

With the world facing a sixth mass extinction crisis, Justin Russell highlights the need for gardeners to play a role in conserving domestic plant species.

Why I love Wombok

Fri, 13/05/2011 - 3:28pm

Give me a Chinese Cabbage before a European Cabbage any day, reports PHIL DUDMAN