Flaming beautiful floral display

Story Published: 28 Mar 2015

THE beautiful Australian native wheel of fire tree (stenocarpus sinuatus) has been flowering for some time now thanks to...

Botanic, Flowers, Gardening

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

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

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

Cassias are blooming lovely at this time of year

Story Published: 9 Jan 2013

AMONG the large variety of trees flowering their hearts out at present are two of the tree cassias.

Flowers, Garden, Gardening, Lifestyle, Plants, Summer, 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

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