Pests, Diseases & Weeds

Pest-repellent plants

April 12, 2012

A book calls on pest fighters to take a new approach, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

Tommy Toes

Tomato Experiment Update

April 4, 2012

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

Breaking up a Gastropod Party

March 27, 2012

Slugs and snails can wreak havoc in the vegie patch and are difficult to control organically. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his succeses and failures.

There’s nothing bad about Banksias

March 21, 2012

The Big Bad Banksia Men have terrorised the dreams of Aussie schoolchildren for decades. But JUSTIN RUSSELL wirtes that there's nothing bad about banksias, and in fact, they have an important role to play in organic gardens.

Almond Buds

Going Nuts for Almonds

March 9, 2012

With his almond crop harvested, JUSTIN RUSSELL has high hopes for an even better harvest next summer from his single, self pollinating tree.

Cabbage on my mind

March 8, 2012

The subtle chill of an early autumn morning has PHIL DUDMAN in a planting frenzy of all things Brassicaceae.

capsicums

Netting Works Wonders

February 23, 2012

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

stinging nettle

Virtuous Weeds

February 17, 2012

A week of rain, followed by a week of sun results in a massive crop of weeds in JUSTIN RUSSELL's garden. Can he turn a problem into a tasty solution?

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