Hydrangeas are a beautiful plant, native to temperate areas of Asia and the Americas, but...
Why should we prune annual plants? The reason why we tip prune; or as it...
Crepe Myrtles are a very hardy plant that can be grown in most climates. They...
Kahili ginger is an ornamental, tropical plant that will grow to about 2.5m when planted in suitable soil and looked after. It is often referred to as Ginger Lily.
Agapanthus in full bloom are a sign that summer is not far away. Their beautiful colours and shiny green leaves look spectacular in borders and will often be seen along fence-lines, garden beds and bordering drive-ways.

Fruit, Vegies & Herbs

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Snow Peas, also known as mangetout, are a fantastic crop to grow. Kids love them...
Kale is a very hardy plant to grow in the vegetable patch and is a...
Spring onions are an absolute must for every back yard vegetable garden. They are easy...
As winter draws near, it's time to think about vegetable gardening. All you need is to choose which vegetables are easy to grow, and those that can withstand even the coldest temperatures.
These tips will help you to ensure that harvesting that basket of produce is not preceded by extended periods of time when you question if it is all worthwhile.
If you are looking for a productive plant that 'gives' year after year, with only a little bit of care, then this one is for you. With only a little bit of care, you should enjoy your rhubarb for many years to come.

Chickens in the Garden

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Sometimes it feels like facebook has been reading my mind; when the time was right,...
In South-east Queensland, we have recently had an unprecedented amount of rain. This rain has...
When our lifestyle “tweaking” began, we decided to get some chickens. The idea was based...
No matter how much we love our chickens, there are some undeniable facts that we...

Pots and Small Spaces

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With the cooler months in the northern hemisphere approaching, our planting habits change – they...
​Growing plants in pots can provide a gardener with many positives that are not available...

Problems, Pests and Diseases

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There are hundreds of different scale species, but one thing that they all have in...
Mealybugs get their name from the white, powdery wax material which is seen covering the...
Hydrangeas are a beautiful plant, native to temperate areas of Asia and the Americas, but...

Tips, Tools and Techniques

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With the cooler months in the northern hemisphere approaching, our planting habits change – they...
As winter draws near, it's time to think about vegetable gardening. All you need is to choose which vegetables are easy to grow, and those that can withstand even the coldest temperatures.
​Growing plants in pots can provide a gardener with many positives that are not available...
These tips will help you to ensure that harvesting that basket of produce is not preceded by extended periods of time when you question if it is all worthwhile.

Soil, Mulch and Compost

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