Inside our latest magazine…

Buy your copy nowAutumn’s in full swing and ABC Organic Gardener is filled with inspired ideas, from growing cool-season cabbages and tasty herbs, to tackling pests on your citrus. 

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Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

Autumn is prime pea-growing time, not just for pods but for shoots as well. Justin Russell has the lowdown.

Autumn colour

Autumn leaves

Autumn leaves are myriad colours, says Penny Woodward, and they're useful too!

Spring onions

Spring to it

Virtually pest free and great companion plants, spring onions are a tasty addition to your patch says Penny Woodward...

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.

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GROW

'Purple Top Milan' turnips

Turn it up!

It's time we turned the spotlight back onto the humble turnip, writes Justin Russell.

mango

Make mine mango

Choosing the right variety and practising regular pruning will ensure marvellous home-grown mangoes, writes Phil Dudman.

Planting guides

Our simple planting guides will help you find out what plants grow best in
your region and when to plant them.

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Galleries

Frankie, Noah and Aurelia Gordon with Rosie the Araucana chicken

Patch from Scratch   Pictures, plans and more from the Gordon’s makeover.

Food

How to…

Pests & Diseases

Sustainable living

Latest videos

 

Backyard chickens

Check out the chook palace in the Patch from Scratch garden and see Alex and Costa as they release the chooks! in this episode of ABC TV Gardening Australia.

 

Safe soil

How safe is your soil? Professor Mark Taylor from Macquarie University's VegeSafe program tests the soil in the Patch from Scratch garden in this epidode of ABC TV Gardening Australia.

 

Garlic varieties

Learn about different garlic varieties to grow now with our horticultural editor and garlic guru, Penny Woodward in this video from ABC TV Gardening Australia.

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Recipes