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Mar 27, 2020
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In the garden: Plant some perennials

Autumn's warm, blue-sky days are just perfect for getting out into the garden, so why not plant some perennials that will reward you year after year.

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Mar 20, 2020
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Changeover time in the veggie patch

After the joys of fresh garden salads all summer, the veggie patch can look a little dispiriting in autumn – but never fear, there’s plenty to plant.

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Mar 19, 2020
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In the garden: Harmful houseplants

Indoor plants make us feel good and they help to keep the air in our homes healthy, however there is a warning for parents of young children.

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Mar 12, 2020
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Indoor plants: Nature’s air purifiers

Decorating with indoor plants has both aesthetic and environmental benefits, but how do you know which plant will work best in which area of your home?

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Mar 5, 2020
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In the garden: Fabulous fuchsias

A little extra care goes a long way when growing fuchsias, which have mesmerised gardeners since the first plant was brought to Australian shores.

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Feb 13, 2020
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In the garden: Bountiful beetroot

Whether we loved it or loathed it, for many of us our first experience of beetroot was from a can, but this entirely edible vegetable is now embraced by gardeners, home cooks and restaurant chefs alike.

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Jan 30, 2020
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In the garden: Surviving the summer

Summer may be a relaxing time for us, but heat and sun cause stress to our gardens. Take a few simple actions to get them through the hot, dry days ahead.

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Jan 23, 2020
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In the garden: The 
return of the Gerbera

A brightly-coloured old-fashioned perennial, gerberas have made a comeback in our gardens and, much to the delight of florists who revere its long-lived blooms, as a cut flower.

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Dec 12, 2019
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How to make a Christmas wreath

One of the easiest and most effective ways to bring a little festive cheer to your home is to create a wreath for your door or mantle. Lily West florist Jes Howard shares her step-by-step guide to make one for yourself.

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Nov 28, 2019
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In the garden: A tree change for Christmas

As thoughts turn to Christmas decorations, lights and trees, Michael Keelan offers some tips for making sure your potted tree lasts the distance – and it doesn't have to be a traditional pine.

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Nov 14, 2019
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In the garden: Scented stunner

With a mass of white flowers and an intoxicating perfume, the mock orange is a treat for the senses in any garden.

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Oct 31, 2019
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In the garden: The constant gardeners

Three South Australian gardeners have shared their gardens and raised money for charities through the Open Gardens SA program for more than 20 years.

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Oct 17, 2019
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In the garden: History repeating

Grandly planned, cared for and now lovingly restored, the gardens at Auchendarroch House will bring joy for many more generations to come

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Oct 10, 2019
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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
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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
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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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