Sustainable Living

Learn to scythe... and more

January 2013

Scything, soil and sauerkraut are on the menu at an upcoming workshop weekend, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Shelter from the storm

December 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL reflects on the latest round of climate talks at Doha, and the implications of dangerous global warming for gardeners.

Ancona

Heritage hens

December 2012

When choosing a chook for the backyard, MEGG MILLER recommends resilient, adaptable pure breeds. Plus, her top four Aussie heritage breeds.

Wheat, Pete's Patch Hobart

Home Grown Wheat

November 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.

Pete's Patch Overview

A visit to Pete's Patch, Hobart

November 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL visits Pete's Patch, the food garden made famous by Peter Cundall at the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

Organics growing up

November 2012

Certified organics is becoming increasingly mainstream, but there is a downside, SIMON WEBSTER reports. 

For peat’s sake

October 2012

There’s no need to use peat moss, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

National Organic Week

October 2012

Organic gardeners, producers and consumers are getting together for National Organic Week, SIMON WEBSTER reports. 

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