Bright orange turmeric

Why not try turmeric?

November 15, 2014

Turmeric is easier to grow than ginger, says PENNY WOODWARD, and has many varied uses.

Spicy sprawling nasturtiums

Flower snatchers

July 22, 2014

STEVE PAYNE contemplates his profusely performing nasturtiums that have forgotten it is mid-winter.

Sweetly scented pennyroyal

Pennyroyal and ants

February 16, 2014

Pennyroyal, says PENNY WOODWARD, helps to control ants and other pests.

Cinnamon basil flowering profusely

Cinnamon basil

January 15, 2014

In temperate climates, PENNY WOODWARD says summer is basil time.

Nasturtium flowers

Nasturtium and macadamia pesto

July 30, 2013

Gavin Hughes, Executive Chef, Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, has provided this recipe for Organic Gardener. See the article on edible flowers in our September-October issue, page 28.

Coriander pesto

June 28, 2013

If you love coriander, it’s hard to imagine you could ever have too much in the garden, but when you do, you could turn it into a delicious coriander pesto, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Herbal Tea, grow your own

Herbal teas from the organic garden

May 20, 2013

If the cold, winter days are making you feel a little run down, then maybe a warm cup of tea made from some regular garden herbs is just the thing to lift your spirits, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Too hot? Grow microgreens

January 16, 2013

If it’s getting too hot for growing your favourite leafy greens and herbs in the garden, then try growing your own organic microgreens in pots, writes PHIL DUDMAN