Posts tagged: plants

One indoor plant can improve air quality, study finds

Australia is famed for its great outdoor lifestyle, yet as temperatures dive the appeal of curling up indoors to wait out winter is hard...   Read More

9 easy-care, attractive indoor house plants

Contrary to popular belief, there are indoor plants that thrive with minimal care. They can also be a lot of fun and come with...   Read More

Grow your own organic vegies (and fish) without soil

Nothing tastes better than homegrown vegies, picked fresh from the garden and eaten while they’re bursting with flavour and goodness. Vegetables that ripen in...   Read More

9 fragrant plants you need in your garden (and life)

Floral and herbal scents have long been recognised for their health and wellbeing benefits, such as memory boosters, stress relievers and stimulants. To help...   Read More

The perfect plants for your pool deck

Plants enhance any pool area by bringing colour, texture, shade and privacy, and softening hard surfaces like concrete pavers and timber decks. However, exposure...   Read More

3 tips to help your garden thrive in hot weather

It certainly has been a long hot summer for many parts of Australia! And while that’s great news for most of us, Australia’s ever unpredictable...   Read More

Spring gardening tips for green thumbs

Unless you live in the tropics or the coldest parts of Tasmania and the Snowy Mountains, many of your plants take a good long...   Read More

Using water to create a striking outdoor feature

Water features can be an easy way to liven up any outdoor space, be it a small courtyard, family pool or sprawling backyard. They...   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

Winning the war on waste

tter Soil, Better Life, Better Future – that’s the message behind International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW), which ends on Saturday.   Closing the loop...   Read More