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Pea shoots

Pea shoots and leaves

April 18, 2018

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

Apricots

Apricot Season

November 30, 2012

Early summer is stonefruit season in many parts of Australia, and JUSTIN RUSSELL eagerly anticipates a bumper crop of apricots.

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Purple Haze

August 29, 2012

After six months of nurturing, JUSTIN RUSSELL finally gets the chance to harvest Purple Sprouting broccoli. Was it worth the wait?

First asparagus

Asparagus Season

August 22, 2012

It’s asparagus season, and JUSTIN RUSSELL sings the praises of one the most delicious vegetables of spring.

Potatoes

To Chit, or Not to Chit?

August 14, 2012

To chit or not to chit? That is the question for home growers at this time of the year, so JUSTIN RUSSELL explains the process of chtting, and outlines its benefits.

Orange Tree

The Solution to Citrus Problems

August 8, 2012

What's wrong with my citrus tree? JUSTIN RUSSELL says that this is the most common question asked of garden writers, but the solution is simple. Read on to find out what it is.

GalileeSpinach

Winter Spinach

May 30, 2012

Spinach thrives in winter and provides a stream of nutritious leaves for months on end. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the lowdown on a favourite cool season crop.

Calamondin

Calamondins and Kumquats

May 23, 2012

There is all sorts of confusion over citrus names, with kumquats and calamondins being prime examples. JUSTIN RUSSELL gives a run down on the smallest members of the citrus tribe.

Parsnip Seedlings

Parsnip Secrets

May 2, 2012

Parsnips have a well earned reputaion for being hard to grow. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his tips for producing a bumper crop oof long white roots.

Nasturtium

A Nod to Nasturtiums

April 26, 2012

One of the best plants for organic gardens is the nasturtium. JUSTIN RUSSELL writes that it's useful, ornamental, and lots of fun to grow.

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