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...
Biochar has the potential to revolutionise gardening in a post carbon world. JUSTIN RUSSELL provides an update on an experiment using the product in his vegie garden to help grow a bumper crop of...
Summer brings an endless supply of composting material, so it’s time to get busy making as much as you can, says PHIL DUDMAN
PHIL DUDMAN answers essential questions on making compost.
A failed wastewater system reminds JUSTIN RUSSELL about the importance of aerobic bacteria in decomposing organic waste.