It can be tempting to think that organic gardening is simply about replacing toxic sprays with organic versions. Justin Russell looks at "exclusion" an elegant pest control solution that is about...
Wet humid weather is a recipe for fungal problems in the vegie patch. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips on how to control plant diseases organically.
Insects are beautiful, except when they’re biting you, writes SIMON WEBSTER.
PHIL DUDMAN explains how to control tomato caterpillars in an organic garden using eco friendly products.
Regular checks and clean ups are the key to keeping diseases at bay, especially during wet weather, writes PHIL DUDMAN
PHIL DUDMAN shares somes tips for controlling weeds without using poisons.
Molasses makes a handy addition to any gardener’s pest control kit. You can use it to manage chewing pests like caterpillars as well as root knot nematodes. PHIL DUDMAN describes how.
Recent rains in many parts of the country have helped to unleash a stampede of snails. PHIL DUDMAN looks at some simple organic controls to help protect your crops from these marauding invaders....
Whether it’s mozzies, flies or cockroaches, humans are constantly plagued by insect pests. LINDA COCKBURN heads to the garden to find some simple plant-based repellents.
Cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower and Asian greens are popular cool season crops that can all fall victims to hungry caterpillars. PHIL DUDMAN has some easy organic solutions.