Backyard

Why I love Wombok

May 2011

Give me a Chinese Cabbage before a European Cabbage any day, reports PHIL DUDMAN

Silver Grey Dorking Chickens

The Wonders of Chook Poo

May 2011

Haven't started enjoying the benefits of the humble backyard chicken? Justin Russell celebrates the wonder that is chook manure.

Simon Websters shows us how to maintain a permaculture swale

Swale maintenance

May 2011

SIMON WEBSTER gives the fruit trees in his permaculture food forest some much-needed tender loving care.

Now is the time to plant peas!

How to plant peas

April 2011

The conditions are perfect for planting peas. PHIL DUDMAN shares his secrets for a bumper organic harvest.

Green Manure

Boost fertility with green manure

April 2011

Green manures are the cheapest and easiest way to build fertility in the food producing garden, writes Justin Russell.

Phil Dudman shows us how to make a worm farm tower

How to make a worm farm tower

January 2011

Looking for an easier way to reap the benefits of a worm farm. PHIL DUDMAN describes how to make a worm tower, which cuts out unnecessary handling and maintenance.

Grand poultry design

Grand poultry design

March 2010

Chook lover from birth, KATE FEAIN, tells the story of the 'Chook Clock' - her ultimate poultry house and garden design - then gives some more modest pointers on how to care for and house chooks.

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