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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.

Green Manure

Time to build healthy soil

Fri, 27/07/2012 - 9:21am

Late winter is the perfect time to build healthy soil. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes about composting and using green manure.

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