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Asian greens for your stirfry

By GEOFF MIERS Australians are diversifying their eating habits with many turning to Asian food as winter offers the ideal opportunity to grow many vegetables...

A good citrus tree can be a half century investment

By GEOFF MIERS With nurseries stocked for the new season and conditions perfect for planting, it's time to think about introducing new citrus trees to...

Worms produce the best organic fertiliser known to mankind

By GEOFF MIERS Worms are the world's best recyclers and every home should have a worm farm. This is the ideal time to set one...

Plant’s name doesn’t do its beauty justice

By GEOFF MIERS A plant commonly referred to as bottlebrush comes in all shapes and sizes and can add real colour and charm to the...

April a month devoted to odd jobs and planting

By GEOFF MIERS April is traditionally the busiest month on the gardener's calendar as wherever you look in the garden there appears to be a...

DIY pest and weed killers

By GEOFF MIERS If you are sick of using chemicals to manage pest and disease problems there are many alternatives available that you can buy...

Rains bring pests but could we keep this one?

By GEOFF MIERS Following the rain we are about to experience a population explosion in garden pests with the home gardener needing to consider a...

Garden: Rain turns March from busy to frantic

By GEOFF MIERS With rain in January and February this year conditions are absolutely ideal for starting March gardening activities 10 to 14 days earlier...

Grasshoppers declare war

By GEOFF MIERS Grasshoppers are emerging in large numbers, starting to invade home gardens, attacking a wide range of plants causing considerable damage to the...

With the humid weather and the rain come the bugs and the weeds

By GEOFF MIERS After the light rains over the past month it’s inevitable that garden pests and weeds will quickly emerge and the home gardener...
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