Issue 66 - March/April 2013

The allergy epidemic

June 5, 2013

KYLIE McGREGOR looks at the sudden rise in childhood allergies, in particular food allergies, and ways to reduce the risks.

Action diary for Autumn

April 9, 2013

PHIL DUDMAN says autumn is action time in the organic garden and lists the must-do jobs.

How to Graft Citrus

February 19, 2013

If you’d like to try your hand at grafting fruit trees, then have a go at citrus. It’s easy to do and allows you to grow a greater variety of fruit in less space, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Chaffed to Bits

January 26, 2013

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener magazine, reader Cynthia Titmarsh told of her experiment, with husband Richard, to grow a backyard wheat crop.

Cynthia’s letter came in response to two articles in late 2011 by Nick Romanowski on growing backyard grain crops. We have held off publishing her letter until now - wheat-planting time. To set the scene, here are these two articles, from the September/October 2011 and November/December 2011 issues of Organic Gardener magazine.

More Rare Fruits

January 26, 2013

Growing your own rare and unusual fruit provides luscious rewards and helps conserve endangered varieties.

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener Magazine, Justin Russell simply ran out of room to profile the many rare fruit available for cultivating in Australian gardens. Here he describes a few more.

Jerry’s clay soil fix

January 26, 2013

In the March/April 2013 issue of Organic Gardener, Jerry Coleby-Williams explains the essentials of good soil and how to remedy problems.

When he moved from the UK to Australia it took him five years to improve the clay soil in his Brisbane garden. This is how he did it.