Beat the heat this summer with the latest issue of Organic Gardener — it’s filled with tips and ideas for your home and garden to help keep you and the planet healthy.
You’ll learn how easy it is to grow your own healthy microgreens and bake delicious sourdough bread with your own homemade starter, as well as small-scale tricks for efficient water use. We also look at what it means to go off-grid, why it’s a good thing to do and consider how even little changes can help the environment. Let’s protect the planet together!
ABC Organic Gardener magazine is available online.
- Grow: Build a garden, not a bunker
- Grow: Windowsill wonders
- Solutions: Top water-saving tips
- Herb: Five-seasons herb
- Action: A new year beckons
- Harvest: Bread winners
- Poultry: We’re hooked on chooks
- Planet: Going off-grid
- Planet: The great relinquishment
- Planet: Living and loving the wild
- Life: My new micro home
- Beekeeping: Bee behaviour
- Health: A woman’s choice
Grow: Build a garden, not a bunker
Justin Russell looks for food that will provide resilience, nourishment and productivity in a changing world.
Grow: Windowsill wonders
It’s easy and rewarding to grow your own nutrient-packed microgreens and sprouts, Penny Woodward says.
Solutions: Top water-saving tips
Discover Penny Woodward’s simple, small-scale tricks for efficient water use.
Herb: Five-seasons herb
Penny Woodward explores a versatile and useful herb grown throughout the world.
Action: A new year beckons
There is plenty to do in the summer garden – planting, harvesting, seed saving, and controlling weeds and pests.
Harvest: Bread winners
A community supported bakery provides “delicious resilience” for the community, writes Kirsten Bradley.
Poultry: We’re hooked on chooks
Beware: chickens provide much more than just eggs and free fertiliser, they can take over your life.
Planet: Going off-grid
Simon Webster investigates what it means to go ‘off-grid’.
Planet: The great relinquishment
Linda Cockburn says that as planetary caretakers we need to face reality and focus on actions to bring change.
Planet: Living and loving the wild
Living seven years in the wilds of New Zealand brought Miriam Lancewood closer to Earth’s natural rhythms.
Life: My new micro home
Regular contributor Dr Reese Halter has left smog-filled Los Angeles behind for a heavenly micro home.
Beekeeping: Bee behaviour
Kelly Lees says bees have an extraordinary range of behaviours that help you monitor the wellbeing of your hives.
Health: A woman’s choice
Kylie McGregor looks at the health and eco benefits of choosing certified organic personal care.
Organic matters – the latest news and events
Organic market: Under wraps
Organic plant: Karen Sutherland searches out some top summer salad vegies.
Organic advice – our experts answer your questions
Organic library – the latest books
Losing the plot: Simon Webster assesses his preparedness for the world going belly up.
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