ABC Organic Gardener Magazine March/April 2016

ABC Organic Gardener Magazine March/April 2016

Organic Gardener March/April 2016 Issue

Purple, yellow, white and good old-fashioned orange – the world of carrots is a flavoursome rainbow. But how do you get them to grow straight?

In our latest issue Justin Russell cracks the code for growing great carrots, the free-range cook, Annabel Langbein, shares her strawberry growing success and a super easy jam recipe. We shine a light on the ‘Big Food’ regulations that are stifling small-scale producers, plus we learn about weed, fruit and mushroom foraging, edible ornamentals, soil supplements, how to make apple cider, and why Peter Cundall is addicted to vegies.

Inside the magazine:

Justin Russell busts one of the biggest myths of growing carrots and explains how soil fertility may be the secret to success.

Peter Cundall provides the ins and outs for the cool season garden – what vegies need to come out and the best plants to replace them.

Want to grow your own sweet, juicy organic strawberries? Celebrity cook and keen gardener Annabel Langbein shares her expert advice.

Penny Woodward looks at pyrethrum insecticides – what they contain, how they work and a new organic option.

Foraging special: The Weed Forager’s Handbook author Annie Raser-Rowland lists the best edible weeds to look for, Jessamy Miller shows how to make the most of street-side abundance, while Rohan Anderson ventures into the forest in search of mushrooms.

Regulation overload? Justin Russell investigates the impacts of ever-tightening food safety regulations on small-scale farming and the organic industry.

Dual-purpose chooks can provide you with ethically raised organic meat and eggs. Jessamy Miller names the best breeds and how to get started.

The March/April issue of ABC Organic Gardener is available now from newsagents and via organicgardener.com.au

Inspiring stories, practical projects and expert organic gardening advice.
ABC Organic Gardener — where naturally great ideas grow.

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Contact:
Marija Beram
Publishing Editor
ABC Magazines
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