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Climbing Beans

What to plant in October

September 27, 2017

Not sure whether to plant a pumpkin or a pommelo in October? Check out Justin Russell's seasonal spring guide.

Nature strip vegie garden

Food for one (and all)

May 24, 2017

Karen Sutherland explores the etiquette of growing (and harvesting) food on the nature strip.

avocado

'ava go at avocados

November 23, 2015

They may be fussy plants but homegrown avocados will pay you back big time, says JUSTIN RUSSELL.

ripening pineapple

She'll be pineapples

October 15, 2015

The main requirement for growing your own sweet, juicy pineapples is a little patience, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

mango

Make mine mango

December 10, 2013

Choosing the right variety and practising regular pruning will ensure marvellous and manageable home-grown mangoes, writes PHIL DUDMAN.

Growing Organic Mangoes

October 17, 2012

If you love mango, then brace yourself for a bumper crop this year. PHIL DUDMAN explains why ‘this could be the year’ and shares his tips for planting and growing organic mangoes in small backyards.

Caught red handed

September 27, 2010

The suburbs are full of neglected fruiting trees, bearing bucket loads of organic produce ripe for the picking. PHIL DUDMAN calls it ‘the fine art of foraging’, only this week he was caught in the act.

Nagami Cumquat

Show your citrus some lovin’

July 20, 2010

If you’ve been enjoying a bumper crop of citrus this year, now is the time to give something back reports PHIL DUDMAN.

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