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More Rare Fruits

January 2013

Growing your own rare and unusual fruit provides luscious rewards and helps conserve endangered varieties.

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener Magazine, Justin Russell simply ran out of room to profile the many rare fruit available for cultivating in Australian gardens. Here he describes a few more.

Cucumber Trellis

Arc de Cucumis

January 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 2013

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

Summer Apples

Apples for Christmas

December 2012

JUSTIN RUSSELL picks his first apples of the season, and offers a cheery Christmas recipe using the fruit.

How to Grow Organic Lychees

December 2012

December marks the beginning of the Lychee season in Australia. PHIL DUDMAN shares his love for this delicious subtropical fruit along with his organic tips for growing them.

Apricots

Apricot Season

November 2012

Early summer is stonefruit season in many parts of Australia, and JUSTIN RUSSELL eagerly anticipates a bumper crop of apricots.

Cherries and Chill Hours

November 2012

In the latest issue of Organic Gardener, our article on Cherries mentions the term “chill hours”.

Here we explain what is meant and show a few more pictures of the BP Organic Cherry Farm, in the Adelaide Hills.

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.

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