Scientists have come up with a weed mat that biodegrades and improves soil, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
There’s no need to use peat moss, SIMON WEBSTER reports.
A local produce swap can produce some interesting outcomes. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his excitement about scoring a few bags of...horse manure - perfect for making compost.
PHIL DUDMAN shows how to build a simple three-bay compost system from recycled materials.
Late winter is the perfect time to build healthy soil. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes about composting and using green manure.
Wood heating is common throughout the cooler parts of Australia, but what to do with all that ash. JUSTIN RUSSELL recommends using it in the garden.
Raising seedlings is an important part organic vegetable gardening and to do it well, you need a quality seed raising mix. There’s no need to be spending good money on commercial product when you...
JERRY COLEBY-WILLIAMS explains how to turn autumn leaves into a rich garden resource – leafmould.
JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests that instead of seeing fallen leaves as a problem, we should see them as a precious resource.
Compost has lots of proven benefits for the garden. JUSTIN RUSSELL visits a historic property in Toowoomba and shares the story of an old eucalypt saved by a top dressing of remedial "black gold...