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Saving seed from summer’s bounty

Story and Photos: Thea O’Loughlin (Canberra Organic – Spring 2020) If you were lucky enough to have vines survive the recent harsh summer, then chances are pumpkin soup has been …

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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 …

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Growing Edamame (Soybeans)

Story and Photos: Tammy Hamers (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) In a possible first for gardeners in the local area, I recently managed to raise edamame (soybeans) to their full …

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Community in Mitchell Garden

Two years ago, Gwen gave up her own veggie gardening and decided to help create a Donation Garden to provide vegetables for the Communities@Work pantry in Gungahlin.

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Gorgeous Gourds

Gourgeous gourds (curcubita) By: Ange McNeilly (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) Gourds belong to the plant family cucurbitaceae, along with pumpkin, squash, cucumber, watermelon and zucchini. Ornamental gourds range from …

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Of Leeks and Love

By: Gerry Jacobson (Canberra Organic – Spring 2019) in the gardenthis sunny windyspring morningplanting the leeksfor autumn soups Fifteen years of successive leek harvests at the Cotter garden. Sometimes two …