Diggers 2018 Autumn Fruit Magazine

In this issue:

♦ We bring you 40 years of Diggers best garden ideas, revisiting stories about the carbon cycle, slow food, climate change and dwarf fruit trees.

♦ Marcelle Swanson interviews Louis Glowinski about growing fruit trees in the backyard.

♦ Kevin Redd talks about vegie gardening from Alaska to the Sunshine Coast.

Plus Dear Diggers, our members-only free seed offer, Diggers Speedings, berries, avocados, stone fruit, dwarf apples and pears, herbs, perennial vegies and eight pages of heirloom seeds.

Related Articles

Growing your own: the key to self-sufficiency

David Cavagnaro, farm manager at Seed Savers Exchange, is an inspiration to backyard gardeners everywhere

The organic solution to climate change

Clive Blazey interviews organic leader and author Tim Marshall

Conservation not for conservatives?

Clive Blazey explains why conservatives by definition resist change – climate change

The importance of slow food

A movement to counteract the fast food mentality

Vegie gardening from Alaska to the Sunshine Coast

Kevin Redd doesn’t follow the rules, choosing to experiment with the vegies he loves, no matter what his climate.

Dwarf fruit trees: quick to harvest

Fruit expert Bob Magnus explains how to espalier fruit in 10m2 and cut harvest from 8 to 2 years

Growing 200 fruit trees in your backyard

Marcelle Swanson visits inner-city fruit grower and author Louis Glowinski
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