Backyard

Flower buds of artichoke

Globe artichoke time

October 8, 2017

They're delicious, unrivalled, flavoursome food, writes Penny Woodward.

Salvia lanceolata

Edible and useful salvias

July 26, 2017

Volatile oils in the leaves give salvias their scent and flavour explains Penny Woodward.

choko + raised garden bed

Keeping your vegies safe

January 17, 2017

The risk of contaminated soils may change the way we need to garden and live, writes EMMA BOWEN.

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.

Colourful leafy lettuces

Leafy salad greens

May 31, 2015

Although winter is not normally associated with salads, it's a great time for growing leafy greens, says PENNY WOODWARD

Bright red and yellow tamarillo

Tangy tamarillo

April 28, 2015

These fruit are worth growing just for their vibrant colours says PENNY WOODWARD

Toadstool or mushroom

Fungi facts

January 29, 2015

PENNY WOODWARD says it is good to look after most of the fungi growing in your garden.

Editor’s choice – March 2014

March 15, 2014

This month we feature a photo of our own editor, Steve Payne, inspecting the Kale growing in his own “patch”. We love seeing what’s growing in your patch! Keep the photos coming. You can upload them via Your Patch, or email them to organicgardener@your.abc.net.au

chook, high-vis jacket, chicken

Take your chooks and run!

February 5, 2014

When bushfires threatened guest blogger JACQUELINE SPEDDING decided to up chooks and run!

 

 

 

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