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Sep 24, 2020
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In the garden: Be a good sport

A quirk of plant genetics means that your camellia may start flowering new, unexpected and delightful colours.

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Aug 16, 2020
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My Town: Ruth Maywald, Waikerie

Through photography and floristry, Ruth Maywald has made the world around her a more colourful place. Today, it is her Waikerie garden that is her most splendid masterpiece.

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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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Jul 23, 2020
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In the garden: Darling Daphne

The scent of a flower can transport you back to distant memories. For Michael Keelan, that flower is daphne.

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Jul 7, 2020
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Do you have problems with plants?

Don't be a dahlia in distress, gardening guru Michael Keelan is here to help with the solutions to all your horticultural horrors.

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Jun 24, 2020
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Camellias: By the light of the moon

Of all garden shrubs, the camellia’s foliage must be one of the most attractive – beautiful by day, and even on a moonlit night.

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Jun 11, 2020
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Gardening for good health

Each Saturday morning, a group of inner-city gardeners tends to an ecosystem that is cultivating more than just fruit and veggies.

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Jun 3, 2020
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In the garden: Winter wonderland

When many other plants are lying dormant in the cooler months, native shrubs can provide a welcome burst of colour for the garden.

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May 28, 2020
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In the garden: Grow some mustard greens

Mustard greens add a pungent, mustardy taste to salads that complements other cooler flavours, and they are an extremely quick and easy crop to grow.

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May 7, 2020
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SALIFE May 2020 issue out now!

The May 2020 issue is out now, with a trip back to the golden days of Adelaide's advertising industry, a 26-page gardening special, botanical accessories, mushroom recipes, and so much more.

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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 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 27, 2020
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In the garden: Australia’s true seasons

Having observed their environment over thousands of years, Australia’s indigenous communities have developed an intricate understanding of the seasons.

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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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