Solving Problems

Frost protection

Frost, good or bad?

June 2019

Frosts are part of many gardeners lives but Penny Woodard asks are they good or bad?

Testing pH

Testing soil pH

April 2019

What is pH and how can you change it? Penny Woodward explains.

Nets for fruit trees

Netting fruit

December 2018

Penny Woodward explains that now is the perfect time to net or bag your fruit.

Shade Trees

Gardening jobs for May

May 2018

Justin Russell suggests two jobs to do this month to help your garden deal with a changing climate

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

zinnias

December gardening jobs

November 2016

Time in the garden can be hard to find during the silly season. Try JUSTIN RUSSELL's tips for quick garden jobs this December. 

Houseleek

Garden luck

July 2016

Need a little luck in your life? asks PENNY WOODWARD

 

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.

Make your own pyrethrum

February 2016

In the March/April 2016 issue of Organic Gardener Penny Woodward writes about pyrethrum as a natural pest control. Here is her explanation of how to make your own pyrethrum spray.

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