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Lime whitewash

Lime-based whitewash

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 8:50pm

In the July/August 2013 issue of Organic Gardener magazine, Phil Dudman explains how to prune citrus trees, including cutting an old tree back severely if needed. He also mentions that painting...

Jerry’s clay soil fix

Sat, 26/01/2013 - 2:38pm

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener, Jerry Coleby-Williams explains the essentials of good soil and how to remedy problems.

When he moved from the UK to Australia it took him...

Learn to scythe... and more

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 11:57am

Scything, soil and sauerkraut are on the menu at an upcoming workshop weekend, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

How to harvest and store onions

Wed, 28/11/2012 - 3:29pm

With the right pre and post-harvest treatment, your homegrown organic onions will store for months. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips and experiences.

How to prepare for summer organic gardening

Tue, 20/11/2012 - 12:18pm

Summer in the organic garden can pose its challenges, particularly in hot areas. PHIL DUDMAN shares a few tips for staying cool and keeping crops productive.

For peat’s sake

Fri, 12/10/2012 - 1:02pm

There’s no need to use peat moss, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Compost Heap

Manure in, compost out

Wed, 12/09/2012 - 11:25am

A local produce swap can produce some interesting outcomes. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his excitement about scoring a few bags of...horse manure - perfect for making compost.

Build your own compost bays

Tue, 21/08/2012 - 9:34pm

PHIL DUDMAN shows how 
to build a simple three-bay 
compost system from 
recycled materials.

Dividing chives

The Great Divide

Wed, 01/08/2012 - 1:43pm

Lots of perennial food plants can be easily propagated by division of the root ball. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how.

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