Garden Harvesting

Garlic Chives

How do you use your garlic chives?

May 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.

Nasturtium

A Nod to Nasturtiums

April 2012

One of the best plants for organic gardens is the nasturtium. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes that it's useful, ornamental, and lots of fun to grow.

capsicums

Netting Works Wonders

February 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL writes in praise of exclusion netting after harvesting his best ever crop of capsicums.

My First Figs

February 2012

PHIL DUDMAN has found figs delightfully easy to grow in the wet subtropics, despite everything he was told.

Sweet Corn

How to harvest corn

January 2012

Does your sweet corn look ripe for the picking? JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his tips on how to harvest, cook and eat the perfect cob.

How to Grow Organic Eggplant

January 2012

Eggplant is the perfect summer crop for organic gardeners, but it doesn’t come without its challenges, says PHIL DUDMAN

Dutch Cream Potatoes

Biochar Experiment - An Update

December 2011

Biochar has the potential to revolutionise gardening in a post carbon world. JUSTIN RUSSELL provides an update on an experiment using the product in his vegie garden to help grow a bumper crop of spuds.

Ripening Blackberries

Blackberry Season

December 2011

Unlike their wild, uncouth cousins, thornless blackberries are far more refined and oh so delicious. JUSTIN RUSSELL extolls the virtues of this underappreciated cool climate fruit.

Strawberry of the Woods

The King of Strawberries

November 2011

It's tiny, easy going, yet one of the most delicious of all fruits. JUSTIN RUSSELL salutes the humble wild strawberry, fraises des bois.

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