Time for a short back and sides

Story Published: 1 Oct 2012

THERE are heaps of things to do in our garden at this time, and not the least is the simple rule: if it flowers in spring...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants, Pruning

Mussaenda shrubs add beauty to the humble Aussie garden

Story Published: 26 Jan 2013

SHRUBS have much to offer the garden. They are generally quite long-lived, which means you can plant them and they will...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants, Shrubs

Butterflies that will flutter around forever

Story Published: 24 Feb 2013

THERE'S nothing more relaxing than sitting in your backyard watching a butterfly flutter past in search of a flower.

Butterfly, Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle

Aussie Winners deliver with top quality plants

Story Published: 23 Feb 2013

AUSSIE Winners is the apt name for the group of plant breeders who provide us with an enormous range of new or improved...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants

Time to feed lawns and roses, and plant some flowers

Story Published: 28 Aug 2013

IT'S now time to get ready for the September garden, with its combination of fresh new growth, soft scents and colourful...

Flowers, Gardening

Flush of colour and noise

Story Published: 8 Oct 2012

WHEN it comes to the plant world Mount Morgan has provided one of the world's most popular tall shrubs – the Mount Morgan...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Mount Morgan, Plants, Trees

Repelling insects with plants

Story Published: 10 Oct 2012

I WROTE about how good bugs can help in your garden last week and some of the plants that can attract them.

Flowers, Gardening, Insects, Lifestyle, Plants

Warmth of winter blooms

Story Published: 11 Aug 2012

I LOVE the warmth that winter flowers can bring to a garden. When I was growing up, my family's garden contained mainly...

Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants

Plant certain types of flowers to lure birds into the garden

Story Published: 27 Jan 2013

ONE of the loveliest ways to wake is to hear and see birds enjoying the surroundings of your home, flying in and out of the...

Animals, Birds, Flowers, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants

Plants with big appetite help rid garden of insects

Story Published: 25 Nov 2012

THERE are some really weird plants in the world, but perhaps the weirdest of all are the carnivorous plants.

Flowers, Gardening, Insects, Lifestyle, Plants

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