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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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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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Aug 22, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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