Fruits & nuts

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...

Peter Cundall

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,...

Orange Tree

The Solution to Citrus Problems

Wed, 08/08/2012 - 9:29am

What's wrong with my citrus tree? JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is the most common question asked of garden writers, but the solution is simple. Read on to find out what it is.

Watermelon frame

Phil's simple watermelon frame

Wed, 25/07/2012 - 4:27pm

Whether tomatoes, melons or peas, supporting your plants with frames and trellises encourages healthy crops and saves space, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Watch how to construct a simple A frame, and...

Growing aromatic, old-fashioned quince

Mon, 04/06/2012 - 8:35am

Don’t miss JUSTIN RUSSELL’s informative article on growing aromatic, old-fashioned quince in the July/August issue of Organic Gardener magazine.

And, so you’ll know what to do with your...

A calamondin in Justin's vegie garden.

Calamondins and Kumquats

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 4:05pm

There is all sorts of confusion over citrus names, with kumquats and calamondins being prime examples. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives a run down on the smallest members of the citrus tribe.

Growing Organic Strawberries

Wed, 18/04/2012 - 2:39pm

Nothing beats organically grown strawberries for flavour and in many parts of the country, particularly warmer zones, autumn is the time to be starting a strawberry patch, or...