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May 19, 2022
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Go nuts: plant a tree

A wide range of nut trees thrive in South Australian conditions, so why not add one or two to your back yard?

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May 12, 2022
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Striped roses: A work of art

Love them or loathe them, these sensational striped and hand-painted roses can really add that “wow” factor to your garden.

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Apr 29, 2022
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Kate Delaporte: Custodian of the trees

The journey from Millicent farm girl to Waite Arboretum Curator has been one filled with interest, challenges and fulfillment for Dr Kate Delaporte.

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Apr 21, 2022
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Landscape roses: Tough as nails

Well-known for their low maintenance requirements and continuous flowering, landscape and ground cover roses are easy to care for and are gentler on the environment.

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Apr 12, 2022
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Tips and tricks for indoor plant perfection

Have you been bitten by the house plant bug? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, and with the flood of options so readily available to us, we often bring home plants that aren’t as easy to look after as they appear.

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Apr 5, 2022
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Home-grown citrus: Zest for life

Whether it’s mandarins for eating, lemons for seafood or a slice of lime for your gin and tonic, every garden needs a citrus fruit tree. But which one should you choose?

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Mar 16, 2022
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How to save tomato seeds for next year

If you've enjoyed home-grown tomatoes this summer, why not try saving a few seeds to continue your crop next year? It's easier than you think, and seeds make a great gift.

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Mar 10, 2022
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How to make your own teacup garden

How small can you go in creating a garden? Very small, as it turns out. It’s a lovely way to involve kids in gardening, and the finished teacup gardens make perfect gifts.

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Mar 3, 2022
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South African plants that are perfect for SA

Evolving to suit the climates they inhabited, plants from one of our ancient neighbours are just as suited to South Australian conditions, and can now be found in gardens across the state.

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Feb 24, 2022
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Super shrubs for SA gardens

Tolerating our varied South Australian conditions and harsh summers, these six shrubs will continue to reward you year after year.

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Feb 17, 2022
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How to maintain a native garden

Native plants may be a tough and hardy bunch but, just like anything else in the garden, they will richly reward a little bit of effort.

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Feb 3, 2022
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Gifts that grow indoors

Our renewed interest in gardening makes plants and plant-related products the perfect gift, even for those hard-to-buy-for people.

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Dec 9, 2021
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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 25, 2021
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Open garden: Beverina, Bridgewater

What began as a spontaneous purchase 20 years ago has become a crusade to breathe much needed new life into an Adelaide Hills property.

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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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