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'Eureka' has a very long harvest period.

Fantastic citrus to try

May 2022

It's time to plant your citrus and Helen McKerral suggests different options you may want to grow in your backyard.

Tomatoes are a favourite here at Organic Gardener!

Tomato growing success

November 2021

You can never have too many tomatoes in your harvesting basket! And with these tips from Helen McKerral you are sure to have plenty to share.

 

Daffodil flower

Feeding fruit trees & bulbs

August 2021

From daffodils and jonquils to almonds and plums, it's time to for a good feed to keep them happy. Penny Woodward explains why.

A ripe pepino.

Pepino: a year-round rockmelon

July 2021

Pepinos may prefer to be grown in a warm climate, but Jian Liu has found that in her Melbourne backyard, these melons give a generous taste of the tropics even in winter.

Sprouts

How to grow sprouts

February 2021

All you need is a bench or windowsill and some easy-to-find equipment to grow sprouts, writes Penny Woodward.

Summer raspberries fruiting on the left, autumn raspberries on the right

Pruning and training raspberries

January 2021

The freshness and flavour of raspberries are one of the joys of summer -- and you can grow them in your own backyard.

Justin Russell's pickled gherkins

Pickled gherkins

December 2020

Experiencing a cucumber glut in your garden? That's not such a bad thing, according to Justin Russell, who has heaps in his patch. His advice? Start pickling!

In time of crisis: grow food

March 2020

We are reaching out to let you know that Organic Gardener is continuing to publish, providing trusted, practical advice that will support anyone wishing to garden in this crisis and beyond.

Cool-season pruning

May 2019

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

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