Organic Gardening

Mulching

Jobs for February

January 30, 2014

With many parts of Australia as dry as a bone JUSTIN RUSSELL offers tips for keeping your garden hydrated, along with lots more late summer action.

Putting the cole in slaw

December 13, 2013

Cabbages in December? Too right! JUSTIN RUSSELL gives tips for growing late brassicas and shares a delicious coleslaw recipe.

Graham Brookman and chickens

Permaculture for life

November 12, 2013

With a feature on permaculture appearing in an upcoming edition of Organic Gardener, editor STEVE PAYNE reflects on how he first discovered the design concept.

Southern Glen Garlic

Garlic harvest begins

October 15, 2013

Much to his neighbours suprise, JUSTIN RUSSELL starts harvesting the first of his garlic bulbs. Check out his tips on knowing when the time’s right.

Vegie Seedlings

Healthy home-raised seedlings

September 13, 2013

When raising seedlings at home, it's important to make sure the little plants well fed and toughened up before planting into the garden. JUSTIN RUSSELL shares his tips for producing robust plants.

Creating Tilth

How to create tilth

August 9, 2013

Ever heard a gardener talk about something called “tilth” and wondered what on earth they were on about. JUSTIN RUSSELL offers a definition and explains how to create soil that's ready for spring seed sowing.

Chinese celery

Beneficial insect-attracting plants

July 30, 2013

In the Sept-Oct issue of Organic Gardener magazine, in Natural Solutions, we referred to a full list of beneficial insect-attracting plants grown by JERRY COLEBY-WILLIAMS at his home, ‘Bellis’ in Brisbane. Here they are!

 

Garden Tools

The joy of quality tools

July 26, 2013

Quality tools are a gardener's best friend. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to pick a tool that will become a treasured family heirloom.

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