Garden Harvesting

Isabella Grapes

Isabella Grapes Save the Day

November 2011

With his grape crop ruined by last summer's record wet season, JUSTIN RUSSELL pins his hopes on a mildew resistant heirloom variety to make an annual batch of verjuice.

Glen Large Garlic

When to harvest garlic?

October 2011

To harvest, or not to harvest? It can be tricky to know when garlic is ready to be dug up, but JUSTIN RUSSELL has a simple method that doesn't involve counting leaves, and ignores the theory of set planting and harvesting dates.

Too much coriander

October 2011

Is that possible? PHIL DUDMAN shares some of his favourite ways of enjoying an oversupply of this wonderful herb

The Need for Speed

October 2011

If you're not careful, the spring planting window can quickly come and go, leaving the vegie garden short on home grown food. Thank goodness for fast growing crops that produce a yield in a matter of weeks, not months, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Apple fruitlets

The Benefits of Thinning Fruit

September 2011

When it comes to fruit, can you have too much of a good thing? The answer's yes, and JUSTIN RUSSELL explains the benefits of thinning out a bumper crop.

Mad about Kale

August 2011

Ever since I saw Peter Cundall drinking boiled kale juice like an elixir of youth, I’ve been mad about growing and eating it myself, says PHIL DUDMAN.

How to grow vegetables in Pots

How to Grow Organic Container Crops

June 2011

PHIL DUDMAN shares an idea for maximizing returns with container growing, along with his prized recipe for an organic potting mix that guarantees success every time.

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