Organic Gardening

Seeds

Propagating plants from seed will provide access to a far greater range of plant varieties than buying seedlings and plants will have a better start in the garden.  You are …

Organic Gardening

Water

For healthy growth plants needs regular water accessed through healthy soil so, for organic gardeners, water is a precious resource. When plants are deprived of water, growth stops and their …

Organic Gardening

Compost

Compost is an essential component of organic gardening. It creates the humus essential for maintaining that healthy soil ecosystem responsible for the recycling of nutrients in a form accessible to …

Organic Gardening

Soil

The foundation of productive organic gardening is building and maintaining a healthy soil in which the plants will grow. It is the soil that provides the nutrients needed by plants …

Growing Guides

Turnips

Turnips (Brassica campestris) belong to the brassica family, along with broccoli, cauliflower and cabbages, and are closely related to swedes and daikons. They are easy to grow and easily recognisable, …

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Strawberries

Strawberries are delicious, nutritious and easy to grow if you follow a few easy rules. Site and soil Strawberries prefer full sun to grow well and to ripen the fruit. …

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Spinach

Spinach and other dark leafy greens like kale and silverbeet are packed with calcium, folates, vitamin K and iron. Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse, and if you’re willing to indulge …

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Salad Greens

Growing salad greens is easy and satisfying – there is no greater reward than creating a summer salad sensation from your own garden. And with a bit of planning, you …

Growing Guides

Raspberries

Fresh raspberries are one of the delights of summer. They are easy to grow and a well maintained stand will remain productive for many years. The plant The raspberry (Rubus …