Garden Tasks

Old Wesleydale Hedge

Reviving lost horticultural crafts

November 13, 2012

Lost horticultural crafts such as hedgelaying are being revived at a historic Tasmanian farm. JUSTIN RUSSELL reports.

Glenlarge Garlic

What to do in November

November 5, 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL's suggestions of what to do in the organic garden during November.

Tomato Seeds

Jobs for October

October 5, 2012

Time waits for no organic gardener. Spring marches on, and JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips for the month of October.

Pollinating zucchinis

October 1, 2012

Wondering why your zucchinis won’t develop properly? The garden guru PHIL DUDMAN helps you solve this problem.

Watch how to ensure that your flowers develop fruit, by pollinating them yourself.

Build your own compost bays

August 21, 2012

PHIL DUDMAN shows how 
to build a simple three-bay 
compost system from 
recycled materials.

Potatoes

To Chit, or Not to Chit?

August 14, 2012

To chit or not to chit? That is the question for home growers at this time of the year, so JUSTIN RUSSELL explains the process of chtting, and outlines its benefits.

Orange Tree

The Solution to Citrus Problems

August 8, 2012

What's wrong with my citrus tree? JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is the most common question asked of garden writers, but the solution is simple. Read on to find out what it is.

Dividing chives

The Great Divide

August 1, 2012

Lots of perennial food plants can be easily propagated by division of the root ball. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Green Manure

Time to build healthy soil

July 27, 2012

Late winter is the perfect time to build healthy soil. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes about composting and using green manure.

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