Animals & Insects

Pink flower spikes

Beautiful bee magnets

October 2014

Versatile, tough and very beautiful, PENNY WOODWARD asks what more could you want from Echium?

Jane and Lizzie feeding on microgreens

Micro meals for chooks

June 2014

Microgreens may be small on size but they are big on benefits for chooks, writes PENNY WOODWARD.

Shady chook pen

Help them in the heat

February 2014

PENNY WOODWARD explains that animals and birds suffer in the heat too.

chook pen, barnyard

Poultry planning

November 2013

Want to get the most out of your feathered friends? JUSTIN RUSSELL gives you tips for managing chooks in an organic backyard.

Glass of wine

Pesticide residues in wines

September 2013

In the Nov/Dec 2013 issue of Organic Gardener, there is an article by SIMON WEBSTER on organic wine which pointed to more information on wine pesticide residues. Here it is:

Leucospis wasp drinking nectar from goldenrod

Into the wild

September 2013

Gardeners can become fixated on maximising productive space, but having a wild patch in the garden can bring many benefits, from pollination to pest control, writes JERRY COLEBY-WILLIAMS.

Chinese celery

Beneficial insect-attracting plants

July 2013

In the Sept-Oct issue of Organic Gardener magazine, in Natural Solutions, we referred to a full list of beneficial insect-attracting plants grown by JERRY COLEBY-WILLIAMS at his home, ‘Bellis’ in Brisbane. Here they are!

 

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