Gardens

Dec 9, 2021
Gardens

How to love your lawn

In back yards across South Australia, lawns provide a living green carpet for generations to walk, run, tumble, lay and play. Whether it's the smell of freshly cut grass or the feel of soft turf beneath your bare feet, everybody loves a lawn.

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Nov 11, 2021
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Top 10 native plants for SA gardens

Have you ever considered introducing native plants to your garden, but not known what to choose? Take inspiration from this list of SA’s top natives.

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Nov 4, 2021
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Get some pond life in your garden

Creating and maintaining a living water feature in your garden is easier than you might think, and the calming effect will transform your space.

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Oct 28, 2021
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Stunning Stangate

The term “hidden treasure” can be somewhat overused, but there really is no other way to describe Stangate House and Garden.

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Oct 21, 2021
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Flowering annuals: Blooming beautiful

Surely the easiest and most satisfying way to brighten up your garden, fill beds and pots with flowering annuals for a real burst of colour.

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Oct 13, 2021
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Succulents: Plants for everywhere

With a multitude of different shapes, sizes and colours, succulents offer the gardener a wide range of planting possibilities.

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Sep 22, 2021
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How to prune flowering perennials

When you’re creating your patch of paradise, it’s rewarding to sit back and watch your garden grow, but have you thought about how to maintain it? It’s easier than you think.

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Aug 19, 2021
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Water feature: Open garden in Stirling

Step into this unusual Adelaide Hills garden and be transported to a tropical rainforest – open this weekend, August 21 and 22, as part of Open Gardens SA.

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Aug 12, 2021
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How to prune climbing and pillar roses

There is nothing more spectacular than the impact of a well-trained and performing pillar or climbing rose, and here's how to get them looking their best.

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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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