How To

Summer-garden

Controlling Weeds

How to control weeds in the garden.

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Create a Bug Free Garden

Tips on how to keep things that bug you out of the garden.

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Grey matter in the garden

Grey-leafed plants add light touches to the garden and provide welcome relief from the usual abundance of green

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Create a Valentine's Day Gift

Basil – good wishes, love and serious intentions. Basil is a summer-growing herb
that’s also said to deter insect pests in the garden. ...

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Violets

Creating a Garden on a Slope

Factors to be considered are drainage, soil type and methods of retaining soil.

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Saving Water in the Garden

How to grow a Waterwise garden

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Create an Organic Garden

Organic Gardening means growing in harmony with the environment without resorting to chemical fertiliser and pest controls.

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Compost

How to Make Compost

Compost is considered to be one of the best natural sources of nutrients and soil improvement.

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Autumn Lawn

Garden maintenance and weed control

Fertilising and weeding in the garden.

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Growing Globe Artichokes

Globe artichokes have a long and fascinating history. They’re believed to be native to the Mediterranean region but initially gained a poor culinary reputation because the ancient Romans used to roast the edible buds on open fires.

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Creating a Raised Garden Bed

A raised, no-dig vegie bed has many advantages. It does away with the need to bend, obviously there’s little or no digging, and the growing medium can be topped up on a regular basic. So if you want to give it a try, here are some tips.

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April’s the month to get plants moving

There are many reasons for moving a plant. Autumn is the season to undertake this task. The days are cooler but there’s still enough warmth in the soil for plants to settle in quickly.

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Garden Colour For The Shade

As summer gets closer, shade becomes more precious in the garden. But gardening in the shade presents some special challenges.

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