Soil & Compost

Cloud has silver lining

April 2010

The eruption of a volcano in Iceland may be a blessing for gardeners, reports SIMON WEBSTER.

soils ain't soils

Soils ain't soils

March 2010

If you’re setting up a new garden and thinking of trucking in a load of ‘organic soil blend’ from your local landscape yard, beware… some blends being sold are complete rubbish. PHIL DUDMAN explains.

Top mulching tips

February 2010

You can get a good dose of gardening tips from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Friday nights at 7.30pm. For particular ideas about mulching, search 'mulch' at