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Liquid assets

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 12:15pm

PHIL DUDMAN looks at liquid fertilisers and the important role they play in the organic garden.

She'll be apples

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 1:19pm

It's early spring and the sap is rising, the perfect time to propagate deciduous fruit trees says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

All sown up

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:21am

Seed tapes and soil blocks are handy ways to sow, according to OG's dynamic duo PHIL DUDMAN and JUSTIN RUSSELL. 

Two Bud Spur Pruning

Time to prune grape vines

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 9:58am

Sunny winter days are perfect for pruning dormant grape vines to keep them productive, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.


Shade Cloth Lettuces

Use shade to beat the heat

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 5:26pm

Trying to keep your cool in the vegie patch? JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how he uses shade cloth to spare lettuces and leafy greens from the worst of the summer heat.

Pruning Fruit Trees

Summer prune fruit trees

Wed, 08/01/2014 - 3:02pm

For a bumper crop of fruit next summer, prune deciduous fruit trees now. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

Hilling potatoes

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 11:34pm

Want to know the secret to getting maximum yeilds from your potato crop? JUSTIN RUSELL has the solution.

Bushfire recovery and resistance

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 11:46am

Last month's bushfires in NSW were a devastating blow, but JUSTIN RUSSELL says that there's hope for the future: Gardens will recover, and gardeners can take proactive steps to help resist future...

Cucumber Pollination

How to succeed with cucurbits

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 1:51pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to get a bumper harvest from your spring planting of pumpkins, melons, zucchini and other cucurbits.