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soils ain't soils

Soils ain't soils

March 15, 2010

If you’re setting up a new garden and thinking of trucking in a load of ‘organic soil blend’ from your local landscape yard, beware… some blends being sold are complete rubbish. PHIL DUDMAN explains.

Swale

Swale of a time

March 11, 2010

A new swale covered in fruit trees has got SIMON WEBSTER excited.

Spring Onions

Time for Planting Onions

March 8, 2010

From leeks and shallots to red salad onions, the members of the onion family are an incredibly versatile lot and they’re wonderful crops to grow at home too. For most areas, now is the time to sow seed or plant seedlings and it’s particularly urgent in warmer areas where true onions need a long cool growing season to fully develop. PHIL DUDMAN tells you what you need to know to get your crop in the ground.

Organic Gardener Website

March 5, 2010

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our website- a long overdue addition to our print magazine - Organic Gardener.

Grand poultry design

Grand poultry design

March 1, 2010

Chook lover from birth, KATE FEAIN, tells the story of the 'Chook Clock' - her ultimate poultry house and garden design - then gives some more modest pointers on how to care for and house chooks.

Planting Tomatoes

February 17, 2010

Stephen Ryan gives you hints and tips for planting tomatoes in a cool climate, including soil preparation and what variety to choose. 
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm.  www.abc.net.au/gardening

The Vegie Patch

February 17, 2010

Tips on leafy green planting. Find out how to prepare and plant a vegie patch for best results.
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm.  www.abc.net.au/gardening

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