Issue 99 – Jan/Feb 2018

More or less space?

When more is less

April 3, 2018

The more the land, the more ambitious Simon Webster’s gardening vision became. 

Hybrid hen

Hybrid hens

March 26, 2018

Jessamy Miller explores the pros and cons of keeping hybrid chooks and how they stack up against pure breeds.

Plan A - Saving planet earth

Plan A – Saving earth

January 24, 2018

How do we save Earth’s life-support systems and ourselves in the process? Dr Reese Halter reports. 

Worm liquid is a relatively easy-to-produce home-made liquid fertiliser.

Liquid gold

January 22, 2018

Penny Woodward investigates the expanding range of liquid fertilisers, from seaweed extracts to manure teas.

Peter Cundall and fruit trees

On fruit patrol

December 14, 2017

There can be some nasty pests and diseases in the summer orchard.
Try Peter Cundall's trusted control methods.

pickling cucumbers

All bottled up

December 14, 2017

Cucumbers aren't just salad extras. Give them a starring role as pickles. Justin Russell explains.