Soil & Compost

Wonderful worms

Wonderful worms

August 2016

Recycling kitchen scraps through a worm farm provides valuable worm castings and juice to improve garden soil and plant growth, writes Jessamy Miller.

June frost

Gardening jobs for June

May 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests rugging up and making the most of gardening in cooler weather. Read his tips here.

food is free Ballarat

Food is free!

March 2016

The Victorian city of Ballarat is doing its bit for the food-share movement, writes JESSAMY MILLER.

Fruit Fly Protection

Weekend jobs in Spring

October 2015

Got anything planned for the long weekend? JUSTIN RUSSELL says scrap 'em, and spend the weekend enjoying three straight days of gardening bliss instead. 

To prune or not to prune?

September 2015

Opinion is divided on whether tomatoes benefit from pruning, writes Penny Woodward.

mulch

Grow your own mulch

September 2015

With an El Nino threatening a dry spring, mulching may prove vital, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Birdhouse and Blossom

Gardening jobs for September

September 2015

JUSTIN RUSSELL says use the fleeting season to get chores done ahead of what's likely to be a long, hot summer.

Winter Washing Fruit Trees

Gardening jobs for August

July 2015

Longing to escape the house and get stuck into some proper winter gardening? Check out JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for August.

Bok Choy

What to plant in August

July 2015

It may feel like winter will never end but JUSTIN RUSSELL says it’s time to get a head start on your spring veg.

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