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Saving seed from summer’s bounty

Story and Photos: Thea O’Loughlin (Canberra Organic - Spring 2020) Cleaned pumpkin seeds drying on tea towel. Once dry, these can be stored for up to ten years for growing. Photo: Thea O’Loughlin If you were lucky enough to have vines survRead more...

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The Canberra Organic Growers Society offers a number of benefits to members, including the opportunity to obtain a community garden plot and an informative quarterly magazine. Concessional memberships available.

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In Praise of Silverbeet

Story: Gerry Jacobson (Canberra Organic – Spring 2018) “Eat yer vegies!” How the ancestral voices echo. Most of us call it ‘spinach’ but it’s really ‘silverbeet’, and it’s also known …

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Pumpkins Anyone?

Our first year at Betty Cornhill garden Story and Photo: Jo Kirwan (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) Our first year at the Betty Cornhill community garden has been a very …