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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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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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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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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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