Subtropical

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Purple Pea Flowers

What to plant in August

August 2018

Spring is just around the corner. Justin Russell suggests vegies you can plant in your August garden.

Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 2018

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Persimmon orchard

Give persimmons a chance

April 2013

Persimmon season has arrived, and JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests that people give the misunderstood fruit a second chance.

What to do in April

April 2013

April brings a noticable change in season in many parts of Australia. With winter closing in, JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some ideas on what to plant, harvest and tend during mid-autumn.

Grenadine

How to make grenadine

February 2013

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

Peach Brown Rot

Stop the rot

January 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the low down on the fungal disease brown rot, and suggests some simple control measures.

How to Grow Organic Lychees

December 2012

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.

Apricots

Apricot Season

November 2012

Early summer is stonefruit season in many parts of Australia, and JUSTIN RUSSELL eagerly anticipates a bumper crop of apricots.

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