Organic Techniques

Qld Fruit Fly

Gardening jobs for January

January 16, 2018

Join Justin Russell in 2018 for seasonal gardening tips to keep your patch thriving.

Chive Divisions

Gardening jobs for May

May 4, 2017

Autumn is nearly over, and winter is nipping at its heels. Here’s Justin Russell’s list of jobs to do.

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 Crop Protection

October gardening jobs

September 21, 2016

No matter where you garden, JUSTIN RUSSELL's timely advice will keep your plot healthy and productive.

To prune or not to prune?

September 24, 2015

Opinion is divided on whether tomatoes benefit from pruning, writes Penny Woodward.


Grow your own mulch

September 10, 2015

With an El Nino threatening a dry spring, mulching may prove vital, writes JUSTIN RUSSELL.

Steve Marsh loses appeal

Steve Marsh loses appeal

September 4, 2015

Organic farmer, Steve Marsh, loses appeal against court ruling on GM contamination case, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

plastic shopping bag

Say no to plastic bags

July 23, 2015

Plastic bags are a whale of a problem for the environment, writes SIMON WEBSTER.