All Gardens

Build a garden not a bunker

March 2020

 

Justin Russell looks for food that will provide resilience, nourishment and productivity in a changing world.

In time of crisis: grow food

March 2020

We are reaching out to let you know that Organic Gardener is continuing to publish, providing trusted, practical advice that will support anyone wishing to garden in this crisis and beyond.

Horseradish power

March 2020

Autumn is the time when the wonderfully pungent horseradish is in its element -- you can plant and harvest now and once harvested it's time to start cooking!

Bushfire recovery: start with the soil

March 2020

The loss of a much-loved garden during a bushfire can be devastating, but with patience and time you can rebuild. And your soil is a good place to start.

Poultry water should be clean enough for you to drink.

Happy hydrated hens

February 2020

Hot weather makes life difficult for everyone, including chooks. Jessamy Miller has some tips to help keep them cool.

Easy-to-make olives in brine

February 2020

Penny Woodward's recipe for olives in brine is oh-so easy -- now you just need to grow the olives!

The dramatic decline in the bogong moth population has had a deleterious impact on the endangered pygmy possum.

Where have all the insects gone?

January 2020

Reese Halter investigates new research revealing the alarming loss of insects all over the planet, what is causing it, which insects are most affected and what we can do.

Finger limes are also called caviar lime.

Bush foods - good for you and the environment

December 2019

Bush foods are a good option to plant in your garden, says Justin Russell, especially as they are adapted to our hot climate and are often incredibly rich in nutrients.

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