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Jul 29, 2021
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Thorny issues: How to prune roses

How and when is it best to prune your roses? Those are excellent questions. Happily, it’s all a lot easier than you think.

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Jul 15, 2021
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Green shoots: Next generation gardeners

Given the pressures on our environment and climate, Adelaide’s green spaces and gardens are shaping up to be more important than ever. Luckily, there’s no lack of passion among the next generation of skilled horticulturists.

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Jul 9, 2021
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The Garden of Health: Natural healing

Located within the Adelaide Botanic Garden, the Garden of Health delivers an important reminder that the natural world holds everything we need to stay well.

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Jul 8, 2021
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How to lift your indoor plant game

Trailing and cascading indoor plants are the perfect solution for transforming small spaces and high places into your own tranquil oasis.

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Jun 24, 2021
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Rita Pietrobon’s garden: From little things

The fruits of this colourful Payneham South garden are shared widely with friends, family and neighbours, which is fitting, given it was created with so many gifts from loved ones.

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Jun 17, 2021
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Bulbs: Blooming brilliant

Bulbs are the batteries of the gardening world, it's not too late to plant out now to colour and energise your yard this coming spring.

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Jun 10, 2021
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Top tips for success with indoor plants

A house plant or two brightens up any home and usefully purifies the air. Here’s how to avoid some of the common pitfalls of new plant ownership.

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Jun 3, 2021
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Gardens: Paradise in Penola

An undercurrent of passion runs beneath the surface of this tranquil South East garden and its array of sculptures, wetlands, quince trees and peacocks.

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May 27, 2021
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Pungent plant life: The Dracula lily

Jill Nickolls’ garden at Pinnaroo is a marvellous array of native and European plantings as well as one curiously pretty yet pungent purple lily.

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Apr 30, 2021
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A flamboyance of fuchsias

Fuchsias may have fallen from fashion, but one Adelaide Hills family business has remained committed – and the results are spectacular.

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Apr 8, 2021
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The garden that keeps on giving

Contemporary and edible, this Prospect garden abounds in beauty and substance. See for yourself as part of the SA Landscape Festival, starting on Saturday, April 10.

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Mar 25, 2021
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Open Garden: The butterfly effect

The owners of this suburban sanctuary in Adelaide’s west have connected with a sense of community, history and wellbeing – all through the power of gardening.

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Mar 3, 2021
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SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living autumn 2021 is out now!

The autumn issue of SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living is out now, with top tips from Kim Syrus on what to do in the garden this season, as well as a calendar for rose lovers, a special look at indoor plants, and a beautiful country feature garden.

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Dec 2, 2020
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SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living summer 2020 is out now!

The summer issue of SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living is out now, with top tips for what to do in the garden this season, as well as the best natives for SA, a dive into garden ponds and the secrets of pollination.

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Nov 13, 2020
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In the garden: Sophie’s Patch

One of South Australia’s most beloved horticulturists says gardening can help overcome many of the challenges faced in our modern world.

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Oct 29, 2020
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New roots in Windspiel Garden

With years of dedication, a weedy, sprawling Adelaide Hills property has been transformed into a lovely landscape.

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Oct 15, 2020
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In the garden: Springing into snake season

Snake wrangler Rolly Burrell shares some tips on what do if you find one of nature’s slippery friends in your garden, and how he found himself in the catching career in the first place.

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Aug 27, 2020
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SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living spring 2020 issue out now!

The spring issue of SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living is out now, with Michael Keelan's guide to everything you need to do in the garden this season, advice on choosing tomatoes, and a look at how the state is recovering from last summer's devastating bushfires.

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Aug 20, 2020
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Dwarf fruit trees: Small blessings

Although small in stature, dwarf fruit trees produce full-size fruit and open up big possibilities for starting your own backyard orchard.

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Aug 13, 2020
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In the garden: Pots of colour

"Potted colour" are some of the most cheerful plants in the garden at any time of year. Geoff Prettejohn of Living Colour Nursery picks out a few of his personal favourites.

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Aug 6, 2020
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In the garden: The Great Indoors

Whether you have a bright, sunny windowsill or a dark, dull corner to decorate, indoor plants in all their variety can enliven any part of the home – and cheer you up in the process.

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