Fruits & nuts

Outlaw plants

Tue, 19/03/2013 - 2:43pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL challenges the notion that all weeds are pests, and makes cordial with one of his favourite outlaw plants.

Cherries can be a challenge to grow, but worth the effort.

Cherry Charm

Mon, 25/02/2013 - 6:10pm

Cherries can be tricky to grow, but the rewards are high and with new low-chill and dwarf varieties, more gardeners are giving them a go, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

Grenadine

How to make grenadine

Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:45am

Got a glut of pomegranates? JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to make the refreshing drink, grenadine.

How to Graft Citrus

Tue, 19/02/2013 - 4:18pm

If you’d like to try your hand at grafting fruit trees, then have a go at citrus. It’s easy to do and allows you to grow a greater variety of fruit in less space, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

More Rare Fruits

Sat, 26/01/2013 - 2:48pm

Growing your own rare and unusual fruit provides luscious rewards and helps conserve endangered varieties.

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener Magazine, Justin Russell simply...

How to Grow Organic Lychees

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 4:27pm

December marks the beginning of the Lychee season in Australia. PHIL DUDMAN shares his love for this delicious subtropical fruit along with his organic tips for growing them.

Cherries and Chill Hours

Thu, 29/11/2012 - 12:01pm

In the latest issue of Organic Gardener, our article on Cherries mentions the term “chill hours”.

Here we explain what is meant and show a few more pictures of the BP Organic Cherry Farm,...

Growing Organic Mangoes

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 3:10pm

If you love mango, then brace yourself for a bumper crop this year. PHIL DUDMAN explains why ‘this could be the year’ and shares his tips for planting and growing organic mangoes in small...

A berry good year

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 10:11pm

PETER CUNDALL provides a quick guide to growing juicy berryfruit.

“Here are the methods I use to grow great crops of different types of hardy berryfruit - raspberries, loganberries,...

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