Community Garden

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.

Children playing

Garden of hope

November 16, 2017

Penny Woodward writes about an amazing Australian garden project for the children of the Gaza Strip.

Mixed herbage lawn

Secret to an organic lawn

December 15, 2016

In organic circles, lawns are oft seen as unsustainable. But it's possible to grow one organically, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

A Greek organic odyssey

June 25, 2015

Travel with photographer Mary Canning as she embarks on a big fat Greek farm tour of the stunning island of Lipsi.

community garden, urban gardening

Community minded

November 19, 2013

Jacqueline Forster speaks with horticulturist Jon Kingston, head gardener at the James Street Reserve Community Garden in Redfern, where we shot our November/December ‘beans’ cover.

 

Rainbow connection

March 27, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL tells the story of the heirloom vegie poster boy, Rainbow Chard.

Outlaw plants

March 19, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL challenges the notion that all weeds are pests, and makes cordial with one of his favourite outlaw plants.

Mown Lawn

Grass clipping fatigue

February 15, 2013

After surviving a second deluge in two years, JUSTIN RUSSELL deals with overgrown lawns, and a flood of grass clippings.

Peach Brown Rot

Stop the rot

January 31, 2013

JUSTIN RUSSELL gives the low down on the fungal disease brown rot, and suggests some simple control measures.

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