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The history and virtues of rhubarb

Story: Elizabeth Dangerfield (Canberra Organic – Autumn 2020) All things old are new again. All things once derided are now acclaimed. Although I am still waiting for tripe to make …

Denmark library community garden. Photo provided by Dr Joanne Dolley, Research Fellow, Griffith UniversityBlog

Growing a sense of community

Story: Dr Joanne Dolley, Research Fellow, Griffith University (Canberra Organic – Summer 2020) By being an active member of a community garden, you are contributing to achieving several of the …

Red Cabbage (Photo: Heather Campbell)Blog

Cool Cabbages

Story & Photos: Heather Campbell (Canberra Organic – Summer 2018) Last summer I had a disastrous crop of tomatoes and lost most of them to root rot despite diligently removing …

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Gardening in a time of plague

Gardening in a time of plague Story and Poems: Gerry Jacobson Lockdown and isolation. Months of chocolate and TV. Can’t travel. But in Canberra there’s always somewhere to walk. And …

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Calendula officinalis

Article: Elizabeth Dangerfield (Canberra Organic – Summer 2020)Photo: Harish Kumar The pot marigold, or Calendula officinalis, lights up our winters with its bright yellow and orange daisy flowers when everything …

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Floriade Comes to Kambah

Story and Photos: Shirley Bolton (Canberra Organic – Summer 2020) Canberrans are all garden lovers at heart. Who doesn’t love Canberra’s Floriade program, as we have known it for many …

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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 …