Subtropical

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 15, 2016

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

Persimmon orchard

Give persimmons a chance

April 12, 2013

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

Grenadine

How to make grenadine

February 22, 2013

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

Peach Brown Rot

Stop the rot

January 31, 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 13, 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 30, 2012

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

Wheat, Pete's Patch Hobart

Home Grown Wheat

November 23, 2012

A mini-plot of wheat at Pete’s Patch in Hobart's Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens has JUSTIN RUSSELL inspired to try home grain growing at his place.

Pete's Patch Overview

A visit to Pete's Patch, Hobart

November 8, 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL visits Pete's Patch, the food garden made famous by Peter Cundall at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

Rhubarb 'Ever Red'

The Green Rhubarb Blues

October 19, 2012

Have you got the green rhubarb blues? JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips on how you can grown red rhubarb, and why it's one of his all-time favourite plants.

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