Garden Type

seed security at risk

New seed security threat

March 19, 2018

A review of the import of brassica seed is a threat to small farmers, seed suppliers and our nation's food sovereignty, says Justin Russell.

Turning compostable food waste to bioplastic

Turning food to bioplastics

December 12, 2017

Two brothers are turning plant-based food waste into bioplastics, writes Dr Reese Halter.

Graceful tree frog

Creating a frog utopia

December 20, 2016

Leap into 2017 and the wonderful world of frogs and water-loving insects, writes LEONIE SHANAHAN.

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.

Green Manure

Boost fertility with green manure

April 12, 2011

Green manures are the cheapest and easiest way to build fertility in the food producing garden, writes Justin Russell.

Autumn is the time to be planting garlic

How to grow organic garlic

March 23, 2011

Autumn is the time to be planting organic garlic. PHIL DUDMAN shares his tips for getting you started.

The eldest sister, sweetcorn, is stealing the limelight from the snake beans and

How to grow the three sisters: part 4

March 20, 2011

The eldest sister, sweetcorn, is stealing the limelight from the snake beans and watermelon in SIMON WEBSTER's three sisters experiment.