Backyard

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.

Editor’s choice – April 2013

March 2013

Our readers are making the most of the last of the summer sunshine. This luscious produce was grown in the garden of Vicki from Victoria, while in NSW, Roxana has set up a balcony garden using recycled materials. See their photos, and find out more…

Rainbow connection

March 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL tells the story of the heirloom vegie poster boy, Rainbow Chard.

Outlaw plants

March 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL challenges the notion that all weeds are pests, and makes cordial with one of his favourite outlaw plants.

Backyard Chickens

March 2013

Essential Guide - Backyard Chickens

All you need to know to keep your chooks healthy and happy, in a 124 page book-quality magazine.

 

Editor’s choice – March 2013

March 2013

We love seeing photos of your flourishing organic produce. Here are just some of the things sprining up in your patch at the moment.

Mown Lawn

Grass clipping fatigue

February 2013

After surviving a second deluge in two years, JUSTIN RUSSELL deals with overgrown lawns, and a flood of grass clippings.

Editor’s choice – February 2013

February 2013

We love seeing what’s springing up in your patch right now. Here are just some of your photos of flourishing organic produce.

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.

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