Pests, Diseases & Weeds

Autumn Light

Gardening jobs for April

March 29, 2018

With its golden light and pleasant working conditions, autumn is a magical time of the year to be gardener, says Justin Russell. 

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.

Garden Bed Preparation

Gardening jobs for July

July 1, 2017

Justin Russell discovers a new found love for July and suggests some warming winter gardening action.

Edible dandelion

A few favourite weeds

May 14, 2017

Penny Woodward shares the hidden benefits of some of her favourite garden weeds.

Exclusion Bagging

How to control fruit fly

October 24, 2016

JUSTIN RUSSELL suggests ways to keep destructive fruit fly at bay so you can enjoy your organically grown fruit.

Fruit Fly Protection

Weekend jobs in Spring

October 5, 2015

Got anything planned for the long weekend? JUSTIN RUSSELL says scrap 'em, and spend the weekend enjoying three straight days of gardening bliss instead. 

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