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THE Grapevine
Jo is an environmental scientist, photographer and writer. She has worked in the environment movement for decades and is co-ordinator of the National Toxics Network, an organisation dedicated to creating a toxic-free future. She has written many arti
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Purple Reign
lack mulberry (Morus nigra) is a fruit not readily available at the greengrocer or supermarket. You may find these delicious berries occasionally at a farmers’ market but, to enjoy the fruit and the other benefits of this easy-to-grow tree, grow your
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Sleepy-time Herb
A herb that links the Pied Piper, both world wars and a good night’s sleep has to be a clever crop. A medicinal herb with at least a 1000-year history of human use, valerian does all that and more. The tale of the Pied Piper, who purged the town of H
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Mild Salmon Kedgeree
This Indian dish is a warming one-pot winner that can transition into Bubble and Squeak the next day. Feel free to replace the salmon with boneless white fish fillets. Instead of a hard-boiled egg, a soft-boiled egg can be served to older children an
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Things To Do In August
• Make sure the frosts are well and truly gone before putting in beetroot, parsnip, peas, radish, leek, rocket, silverbeet and spinach. • If it’s still too cold, hold off on herbs and vegetables such as basil, beans, tomatoes, eggplants, cucumbers, c
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Crops For Pots
Where garden space is at a premium, pots are definitely the way to squeeze in a few productive plants. You can also use the portability of containers to chase the sun or find spaces protected from cold winds. While most herbs are naturally at home in
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The Scented Bulb
Wild onions were probably eaten commonly by our prehistoric ancestors and there is evidence to suggest they were cultivated 5000 years ago, so it’s safe to say that the odiferous bulb is a long-standing family favourite. “Dice up a medium onion” is t
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Supper Pepper Upper
In late winter to early spring, horseradish reappears in my garden after its winter dormancy, its small green leaves peeping out of the soil. While young and tender, these leaves are edible. Though horseradish is usually prized for its zesty edible r
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Things To Do In July
• In very cold areas when the soil temperature falls below 15°C, among the few things that can be planted from seed are English spinach and two easy-to-grow vegetables, broad beans and spring onions. Broad beans do best with a climbing trellis or sta
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Good Organic Gardening5 мин. чтенияAgriculture
Making A
I mprint Farms is a small but intensely productive enterprise located in Heathmere in the southwest of Victoria, near the beautiful coastal town of Portland. Traditional owners the Gunditjmara people are renowned for their early aquaculture developme
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Peel Me A Grapefruit
Grapefruit is a very popular diet fruit. Many people will have tried the grapefruit diet, which includes grapefruit in every meal, and many other diets start off with grapefruit for breakfast. The link between weight loss and grapefruit is to do with
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Herbal Dexterity
asilea Living Herbs is a wholesale plant nursery in Burpengary, just north of Brisbane, offering hydroponically grown herbs, salad greens and edible flowers. It’s run by Sarah Heath, a businesswoman of grit and tenacity who’s also raising three child
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CHICKEN CURRY WITH YOGHURT & MINT
Here’s another gentle curry that’s so easy to prepare. There are no hot spices so it’s perfect for baby and toddler. If you want to spice it up when serving just to adults, add a chilli to the spice paste at the beginning. Serve with poppadoms and a
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Out Of Tune
The regent honeyeater is forgetting its song. Already critically endangered, this beautiful east-coast native may become extinct if males can no longer attract a mate with the species’ distinctive call. Scientists are concerned that the bird is now s
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Frogs And Lizards
Nothing signifies a healthy garden more clearly than the presence of frogs and lizards. Skinks and lizards, whether darting about or sitting motionless in the sun waiting for passing prey, are an assurance that your backyard will be relatively free o
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Busy Izzy’s Free-range Rescue Chickens
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Ribollita
This is a heartwarming and nutritious soup. Cavolo nero is pretty much a given if you are adding greens to your ribollita, but curly kale and silverbeet (Swiss chard) are great alternatives. Some cooks add zucchini, diced prosciutto, leeks, thyme lea
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Cover To Cover
As explained by Nik Sharma, creator of the famed food blog A Brown Table, the “flavour equation” behind the science of cooking isn’t really all that mathematical or scientific, as a large part of it consists of subjective emotion and memories. The re
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The Exotic Tropical Orchard
Two hours south of Perth, Dalyellup is a semirural outer suburb of Bunbury on the edge of the Indian Ocean. With beaches to the west and Tuart Forest to the east, it’s a thoughtfully planned, fast-growing neighbourhood. Donna, a hairdresser, and Kev,
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Fresh And Local
Apples, avocados, bananas, cumquats, custard apples, dates, grapefruit, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, olives, oranges (Navel), papayas, pineapples, pomelos, quinces, rhubarb, strawberries, tangelos Asian greens, beetroot, broccoli, Brus
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This Issue
In Australia, the price we pay for our wide-open spaces and big skies is our, er, interesting wildlife — and sometimes the great outdoors comes indoors. During that unprecedented deluge over summer and autumn, because the ground at our place was like
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The Pulse Of The World
You may have already grown chickpeas in your garden without realising. That’s because this legume is often one of several crops in mixed green manure that we grow, cut down and turn back into the soil to improve it over time. But don’t just put chick
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A horticulturist, writer, presenter and passionate organic gardener, Chloe uses her social media profile Bean There Dug That to educate and inform like-minded gardeners, using fun, creative videos and posts. Find her on Facebook and Instagram @beanth
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A Cut Above
A ustralian plants are rightly assuming a much greater prominence in gardens across the country as exciting new varieties emerge that broaden their potential range of uses. Distinctive, iconic flowers such as banksias, waratahs and kangaroo paws are
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Pick Of The Crop
Chai is a centuries-old beverage and an important part of everyday Indian life. Black tea and pepper boost the immune and digestive systems, while Ceylon cinnamon and cloves are said to help you retain good mental health and boost immunity. Chai is b
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Plant Remedies
One of the safest ways to combat plant diseases in the garden is to prevent them from occurring. While organic gardeners want to limit the use of sprays and deploy them only where significant amounts of crops may be lost, there are some treatments th
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Think Outside The Box Hedge
Foodscaping fruiting plants into hedges is a creative way to cram more tasty organic food into a garden. And, from a design perspective, there’s the colour and interest of fruit and flowers. Speaking more generally, hedges can screen out ugly views a
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