Solving Problems

The Green Rhubarb Blues

October 2012

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

Growing Organic Mangoes

October 2012

If you love mango, then brace yourself for a bumper crop this year. PHIL DUDMAN explains why ‘this could be the year’ and shares his tips for planting and growing organic mangoes in small backyards.

Fruit Fly Netting

Tips for Fruit Fly Season

October 2012

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

Tomato Tactics

September 2012

In the November-December 2012 issue of Organic Gardener, JUSTIN RUSSELL looks at natural strategies to deal with common tomato problems.

Additional notes about root knot nematodes and blossom end rot can be found in this article.

Flame Weeding

Flame Weeding

September 2012

Controlling weeds is one of the major challenges facing organic gardeners. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his his experiments with a gas powered flame weeder.

Shedding some light

August 2012

Thousands of men (and women) are coming out of the woodwork as part of the Men’s Shed movement, finding a place for friendship, handiwork, community gardening and, ultimately, better wellbeing, writes LINDA COCKBURN.

Orange Tree

The Solution to Citrus Problems

August 2012

What's wrong with my citrus tree? JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is the most common question asked of garden writers, but the solution is simple. Read on to find out what it is.

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.

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