gardening

Mar 20, 2020
gardening

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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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 5, 2019
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In the garden: Planning for Christmas perfection

There are many gardening odds and ends that we must attend to prior to Christmas entertaining. Get them out of the way now so you and the family can aim for a stress-free time ahead.

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Nov 28, 2019
gardening

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 12, 2019
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In the garden: The gardener’s garden

Even in the most challenging of coastal locations, this true gardener has created something that expresses her lifelong love of horticulture.

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