gardening

Oct 13, 2021
gardening

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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Sep 9, 2021
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How to choose the best tomato for your patch

There’s nothing more delicious than a home-grown tommie but, with so many varieties now available, it can be difficult to choose what to plant in your veggie garden.

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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 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 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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Mar 25, 2021
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Open Garden: The butterfly effect

The owners of this suburban sanctuary in Adelaide’s west have connected with a sense of community, history and wellbeing – all through the power of gardening.

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Mar 3, 2021
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SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living autumn 2021 is out now!

The autumn issue of SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living is out now, with top tips from Kim Syrus on what to do in the garden this season, as well as a calendar for rose lovers, a special look at indoor plants, and a beautiful country feature garden.

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Dec 2, 2020
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SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living summer 2020 is out now!

The summer issue of SALIFE Gardens & Outdoor Living is out now, with top tips for what to do in the garden this season, as well as the best natives for SA, a dive into garden ponds and the secrets of pollination.

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Nov 13, 2020
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In the garden: Sophie’s Patch

One of South Australia’s most beloved horticulturists says gardening can help overcome many of the challenges faced in our modern world.

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Oct 29, 2020
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New roots in Windspiel Garden

With years of dedication, a weedy, sprawling Adelaide Hills property has been transformed into a lovely landscape.

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Oct 15, 2020
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In the garden: Springing into snake season

Snake wrangler Rolly Burrell shares some tips on what do if you find one of nature’s slippery friends in your garden, and how he found himself in the catching career in the first place.

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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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