Pots & Small Spaces

Orange Tree

Ripe for the Picking

June 20, 2012

Knowing when to pick a crop of fruit is a vital skill for home growers to learn, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Gardening as a renter

June 7, 2012

The fact that you are renting needn’t put you off growing food, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

How to make your own seed raising mix

June 6, 2012

Raising seedlings is an important part organic vegetable gardening and to do it well, you need a quality seed raising mix. There’s no need to be spending good money on commercial product when you can make your own for less, says PHIL DUDMAN

Bulls Blood Beetroot

Bright Lights of Winter

June 6, 2012

Why settle for drab greens and greys in the winter vegie patch, asks JUSTIN RUSSELL, when you can grown plants with as much colour as a Ken Done painting?

GalileeSpinach

Winter Spinach

May 30, 2012

Spinach thrives in winter and provides a stream of nutritious leaves for months on end. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the lowdown on a favourite cool season crop.

Calamondin

Calamondins and Kumquats

May 23, 2012

There is all sorts of confusion over citrus names, with kumquats and calamondins being prime examples. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives a run down on the smallest members of the citrus tribe.

Chive Divisions

Divide and conquer

May 9, 2012

Looking for a free, easy way to increase your plant stocks? JUSTIN RUSSELL writes that autumn is the best time of the year to divide and conquer.

Garlic Chives

How do you use your garlic chives?

May 8, 2012

PHIL DUDMAN has a ton of garlic chives in his garden and is on a mission to find ways to make better use of them in the kitchen.

Growing Organic Strawberries

April 18, 2012

Nothing beats organically grown strawberries for flavour and in many parts of the country, particularly warmer zones, autumn is the time to be starting a strawberry patch, or rejuvenating an existing one, says PHIL DUDMAN.

Tommy Toes

Tomato Experiment Update

April 4, 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL updates his experiment in growing disease free tomatoes using four different methods.

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