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In The Garden
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There is still time to plant out some annuals or potted colour to have the garden looking a picture for Christmas – try alyssum, lobelia, petunia, zinnia, salvia, verbena, marigolds. Now is a good time to plant up pots and hanging baskets – there are so many choices available and your garden centre experts will...
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Summer is fast approaching. Days are getting hotter, and the sun is out for longer, so now is the time to prepare. It’s time to plant for Christmas and the coming warmer months. This is a great time of the year for entertaining friends and family, so you want your garden to be inviting and...
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11What To Do In The Garden This October
October is a month of great activity in the garden. The earth has warmed and we experience the excitement of change in the garden from one day to the next. Lots of planting and lots of growing as the wonder of spring unfolds before us. Plant seedlings of summer flowering annuals such as Alyssum, Marigolds,...
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11What To Do In The Garden This October
• Temperatures are warming up and now is the time to prepare the veggie patch for the season ahead • Dig soil over and break down any large clods and remove debris – mix in lots of organic matter such as compost and manures • As the weather allows in your region, begin sowing or...
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The shortest day has now passed. As each day gets a little longer, the promise of spring approaches. Deciduous plants are bare and are storing energy for the abundance of the season ahead. July is an important month of pruning in the garden. Pruning will not only shape your plants but see plants come back...
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Winter is an excellent time for northern gardening. The heat and humidity has passed, and this is a pleasant time to be outdoors and enjoying this season planting and growth. The Flower Garden • Hellebores or winter rose are just some of the many plants that bring colour and life to the winter landscape •...
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Tomatoes are a favourite to grow and every region seems to have a local show day, race day or community event that is green light to plant out your tomato plants. Tomatoes love the warmth and grow best in southern areas of Australia from mid spring into the summer. The plants are fast growing and...
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Growing food at home is very popular and whatever form your garden may take, herbs are easy to grow and very rewarding. Fresh or dried, herbs add zest to cooking, perfume the house and have natural medicinal and cosmetic benefits. Craft making with herbs has wide appeal. Create pot pourri, tussie mussies and infused vinegars...
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Your checklist for Autumn! Welcome March and the beginning of Autumn! The cracking of popping seed pods has been a common sound that fill have those warm summer evenings.  This is nature preparing for an abundant future as the next generation of plants explode out of their pods and capsules and make their way to...
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What is the best fruit to grow in summer around the brisbane area? Would you like to know?! Below, we have created a list of fruit that is in season this summer! The soft, sticky sweetness of ripe mangoes, the crispy crunch of fresh pink lady apples, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to...
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