Celebrate the 100th issue of Organic Gardener!
It’s our 100th issue and to celebrate, ABC Organic Gardener has a bumper 100 pages filled with inspired ideas on how to live the good life! The incomparable Peter Cundall shares his thoughts on the future of food and caring for the planet, we grow fabulous figs, broccoli and spring onions, and reveal our top-10 tips for creating a thriving edible garden. Plus, bake up a storm with Poh Ling Yeow, raise rare poultry breeds, and learn all about the chemicals served up with your fruit and veg.
With all this and much, much more it's your ideal summer reading!
ABC Organic Gardener magazine available online.
A life-giving revolution
For our 100th issue, Peter Cundall reflects on the organic growing movement and its role in countering the destructive effects of industrial agriculture.
Life: We can all be heroes
The journey to self-reliance of Linda Cockburn and family was one of the standout stories in OG’s 100 issues.
Grow: Bountiful broccoli
encourage multiple harvests of delicious side shoots, writes Justin Russell.
Grow: For the hedonist
Helen McKerral unwraps the luscious fig: its history, planting and pollination, and best varieties for your garden.
Grow: Spring to it
Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch. Penny Woodward explains how to grow these and other leafy onion varieties.
Life: What's on my food
Until mass-produced pesticides hit the market at the end of WWII, most of our fruit and vegies were organic by default. Malcolm McGuire investigates what’s being sprayed on our crops now and some of the worst offenders
Farming: The Prom Coast Food Collective
An innovative enterprise in south-eastern Victoria is bringing farmer, customer and community together for the benefit of all, writes Isabel Kimpton.
Solutions: Ten tips for a healthy garden
Follow Penny Woodward’s 10-step plan for a thriving garden and productive food plants.
Community gardens: Wonder of the west
From wasteland to wonderland at Perth City Farm.
Dream garden: Gardening at the kitchen sink
For years Julia Marshall Felix dreamed of her perfect patch... but would it ever become real?
Fresh, organic produce takes centre stage for Poh Ling Yeow in her latest cookbook
Poh Bakes 100 Greats.
Conversation: Natalie Isaacs
1 Million Women founder Natalie Isaacs is a force for change and nature, writes Liz Ginis.
Poultry: Rare care
Rare poultry breeds are well worth your time and dedication writes Jessamy Miller.
Planet: Monsanto, glyphosate and world health
Simon Webster looks at a new book delving into the world of Monsanto and the health effects of the all-pervasive herbicide glyphosate.
Plus all our regular articles…
Editor’s letter & Contributors
Organic matters – the latest news and events.
Organic market – latest garden and health products.
Karen Sutherland looks at some top edible heirlooms
Organic advice – our experts answer your gardening questions.
Organic library – the latest books.
Losing the plot: Simon Webster cottons on to a new way of gardening.
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