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Graceful tree frog

Creating a frog utopia

December 2016

Leap into 2017 and the wonderful world of frogs and water-loving insects, writes LEONIE SHANAHAN.

Saturated Soil

Restoring sodden soil

September 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL explores some gentle techniques to help restore your wet, wet, wet soil.

What is Organics?

April 2021

Gardening legend Peter Cundall outlines the principles of growing organically – a choice many gardeners are making today, wanting to grow healthier food for their family, and to contribute to a healthy planet. 

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

Seed Packets

Spring seed sowing 101

August 2016

Confused about which seed to sow where? Not sure which potting mix to use? JUSTIN RUSSELL has you covered.

Ancient grains

Ancient grains

August 2016

From chia and quinoa to buckwheat and amaranth, ancient grains are being rediscovered, so why not try your hand at growing these highly nutritious pseudo-cereals that are also gluten free, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL. 

To prune or not to prune?

September 2015

Opinion is divided on whether tomatoes benefit from pruning, writes Penny Woodward.

mulch

Grow your own mulch

September 2015

With an El Nino threatening a dry spring, mulching may prove vital, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

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