Gardening

Sun 18 Nov 2018

When life deals lemons, use the lemonade variety

When life deals lemons, use the lemonade variety

Lemonade is much sweeter and doesn't have the intense sourness of most other lemons.

Give the lotus a position in your garden

Give the lotus a position in your garden

This exotic aquatic beauty is one of the most rewarding and easiest plants to grow.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Aussie gardeners hit back at sexism claims

Aussie gardeners hit back at sexism claims

A Aussie nude cleaning business accused of sexism has hit back at critics with a cheeky new backyard service aimed at housewives and the gay community.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Fury over Bunnings sanga saga

Fury over Bunnings sanga saga

An “outrageous” change to the Bunnings sausage angered the nation. Now Today host Karl Stefanovic has declared it will “ruin Australia”.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Sweet! Potato that counts in five-a-day vegie goal

Sweet! Potato that counts in five-a-day vegie goal

Rich in vitamins and minerals and high in carotenoids, you need a frost-free window of five months to grow sweet potato.

Frangipani's beauty draws in many fans

Frangipani's beauty draws in many fans

Get a taste of the tropics with this hardy species known for its heady fragrance and iconic flowers.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Spice up your kitchen garden with some basil

Spice up your kitchen garden with some basil

Purple basil in your herb and vegie patch is eye-catching and provides a lovely contrast to green foliage.

Do things the old-fashioned way with easy-care flowers

Do things the old-fashioned way with easy-care flowers

The cool tones of hydrangea blooms can bring a classic look to your summer garden.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Fairies at bottom of garden an eye-catching addition

Introduce Australian native cottage charm with Fairy Bells, which come in a range of pretty colours.

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

The spring blooms of wisteria will win you over

Kept under control, wisteria is one of the most beautiful of all the climbing plants.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

Aussies flock to smell super rare death flower

A RARE and foul smelling flower has bloomed in Adelaide, and Aussies are flocking to smell the “corpse flower” before it dies.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

How to get kids out in the garden

How to get kids out in the garden

MANY little hands make for fun work in the garden and the skills they learn will stay with them. Here are some tips for getting your kids out in the garden.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Use your palms to give your garden a lift

Give your garden a tropical look by choosing from the wide variety of palms.

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Fabulous foliage secret to year-round beauty

Take a leaf out of this plant's book if you want more than just flowers to colour your world.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Mini version just as good as bigger fruit

Smaller in size but packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, try your hand at growing kiwi berries.

Flower show that goes on and on

Flower show that goes on and on

Establish vireyas in a good position and be rewarded with a spectacular display for years to come.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Growing your own galangal

Growing your own galangal

A patient approach will reward you with galangal to spice up Asian dishes.

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

What's in a name? Label confusion persists

A mandevilla may have been called a dipladenia before, but either way, it can really lift your garden.

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Flowers that will aid your screening process

Need to block out the neighbours or hide a hideous fence? These plants are up to the task.

Last segments of the mandarin season

Last segments of the mandarin season

One of the last varieties to bear fruit at the end of the season, honey murcott mandarins are juicy and sweet.

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