Posts tagged: gardening

Gardening tips for citrus season

Brightly coloured Washington Navel oranges are dripping from trees during winter. They’re sweet, juicy, easy to peel and seedless and make a fantastic citrus...   Read More

Winter gardening tips

Winter can be a difficult time for plants and lawns, especially in particularly cold and wet regions. Waterlogged lawns, pest-riddled plants and frost-bitten leaves...   Read More

15 ways to repair heat-stressed plants

On hot days, when many of us retreat indoors to keep cool and comfortable, our garden is likely suffering heat stress and sun burn...   Read More

The benefits of companion planting

Once the realm of hippy, trippy home gardeners, companion planting has gained acceptance right across the range, from backyard gardeners through to commercial agricultural...   Read More

Don Burke’s lawn care tips

Gardening guru Don Burke has a bee in his bonnet. He says it’s time for Aussies to get back to their “grass roots” by...   Read More

Spring fever

A season of rebirth and renewal, spring is the time when gardens come alive and our social calendars start to heat up. For many...   Read More

How to convert a waste of space to an urban oasis

The humble nature strip is an odd little plot of land. It’s owned by the council, but the responsibility for keeping it mowed belongs...   Read More

5 tips to celebrate International Compost Week in style

Green thumbs across the nation are partying hard as they celebrate International Compost Week in Australia. (If this sounds like the US-only World Series...   Read More

5 tips to turn your brown thumb green

Plants are so much more than a mere source of food. Growing them in our home or garden brings immense physical and psychological benefits....   Read More

5 tips for summer citrus care

We might be heading into the final month of summer, but February can still be scorching. Grabbing a few minutes in the garden early...   Read More