Gardens

Oct 10, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: A screen sensation

A location where hundreds of Riverland youths once spent their evenings has been transformed into a romantic and resourceful garden oasis.

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Sep 26, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: Fast & fresh

Rewardingly quick to grow and adding a delicious crunch to any spring or summer salad, radishes are a must for every veggie patch.

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Sep 5, 2019
Gardens

Community gardens: Reap what you sow

Community gardens are flourishing throughout the state. So don’t be a couch potato – grab a spade and head out to meet your local network of green thumbs who might teach you a thing or two.

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Aug 22, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: Mean greens

Healthy, hardy and easy to grow, kale makes a great addition to the veggie garden, or even the flower bed.

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Aug 15, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: Super succulents

Succulents are easy to grow, both indoors and outdoors. Judy and David Nottle of Notts Nursery in Murray Bridge have some tips on how to care for them.  

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Jul 18, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: Fruit of the gods

Known to the ancient Greeks as fruit of the gods and grown in Asian countries for centuries, a persimmon tree is worth a spot in your garden.

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Jul 4, 2019
Gardens

How to grow asparagus

It takes a long-term commitment to grow asparagus at home, but the reward of freshly-picked spears is worth the effort.

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Jun 6, 2019
Gardens

In the garden: cabbage, herbs and pretty polyanthus

Plant Some Cabbage A great source of Vitamin C, calcium and fibre, cabbage is such a healthy addition to your home patch. Stagger plantings of four at a time for a constant supply and keep watch for caterpillars and butterflies. How to grow: Find seedlings at your local nursery that are suited to that season – many different varieties suit...

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May 24, 2019
Gardens

The teachings of time

Michael Keelan visits the garden of a couple who have learnt how to create the perfect urban oasis, through years of experience.

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May 23, 2019
Gardens

In the garden

Get into the garden this weekend to relocate shrubs, plant some spinach and revel in the retro beauty of daylilies.

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May 10, 2019
Gardens

Perfect Pete’s Patch

Perfection in gardening is a rare quality, one that is both a natural gift and a skill acquired through a lifetime of plant knowledge.

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May 3, 2019
Gardens

Bulbs, natives and radishes

With some rain finally falling across SA, get out into the garden this weekend to tend to the veggie patch and set yourself up for some winter and spring colour.

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Apr 2, 2019
Gardens

Fee free fun

It’s true that gardening can be a costly business, but enjoying the gardens around our state doesn’t have to be.

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Apr 2, 2019
Gardens

Plants worth their salt

Only the hardiest varieties of shrubs and plants can survive the harsh environment of the coastal garden.

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Apr 2, 2019
Gardens

Cold days, hot colour

Graham Hicks of State Flora has some suggestions for brightening up your garden in winter.

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