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Julie with Painted Lady bean seeds

Seeds are free

August 2020

Karen Sutherland explains these seeds are available for free, all you have to do is use them to grow food, save those seeds and then share with others.

Fighting for our forests

Fighting for our forests

August 2016

The world's forests are the lifeblood of Earth, yet their future is threatened, and our existence with it. It's time to turn back the tide, one tree at a time, writes DR REESE HALTER.

How to prepare for summer organic gardening

November 2012

Summer in the organic garden can pose its challenges, particularly in hot areas. PHIL DUDMAN shares a few tips for staying cool and keeping crops productive.

Tomato Seeds

Jobs for October

October 2012

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

Be inspired at Floriade 2012

August 2012

Canberra will be the perfect place to experience the richness of spring this year as Floriade, the nation’s premier spring flower show celebrates its 25th anniversary. Along with the colourful blooms, this year’s event will also feature tips for sustainable living and growing your own produce, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Green Manure

Time to build healthy soil

July 2012

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

Killing Frost

A Killing Frost

July 2012

It's been a frosty winter so far in many parts of Australia, but JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests that cold temperatures can be an organic gardener's best friend.

Breaking up a Gastropod Party

March 2012

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

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