Autumn

Cucumber Trellis

Arc de Cucumis

January 25, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL takes a leaf out of Phil Dudman's book and grows his cucumbers on a reinforcing mesh trellis.

Sowing Carrots

Putting Down Roots

January 17, 2013

The best time to sow winter veg is now, in mid-summer. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his tips for sowing carrots and parsnips.

Wheat, Pete's Patch Hobart

Home Grown Wheat

November 23, 2012

A mini-plot of wheat at Pete’s Patch in Hobart's Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens has JUSTIN RUSSELL inspired to try home grain growing at his place.

Rhubarb 'Ever Red'

The Green Rhubarb Blues

October 19, 2012

Have you got the green rhubarb blues? JUSTIN RUSSELL offers some tips on how you can grown red rhubarb, and why it's one of his all-time favourite plants.

Fruit Fly Netting

Tips for Fruit Fly Season

October 10, 2012

Fancy growing organic fruit in an area infested with fruit fly? It is possible, and JUSTIN RUSSELL shows how it can be done.

Killing Frost

A Killing Frost

July 4, 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.

Orange Tree

Ripe for the Picking

June 20, 2012

Knowing when to pick a crop of fruit is a vital skill for home growers to learn, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Granny Smith apples

If you can't beat 'em...

June 13, 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL's apple trees have finished fruiting for the season, so he turns to a Stanthorpe orchardist to get an apple fix into winter.

GalileeSpinach

Winter Spinach

May 30, 2012

Spinach thrives in winter and provides a stream of nutritious leaves for months on end. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the lowdown on a favourite cool season crop.

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