Posts tagged: plants

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

12 composting tips

Composting is the act or process of organic substances decaying in a natural way into a rich soil. It is a practice that would...   Read More

What is your garden trying to teach you?

Flowers, plants and herbs in their myriad shapes, smells and colours lend their delicate beauty and aroma to any setting, but did you know...   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

The green revolution

There’s nothing quite like contentedly gazing over a sea of healthy, emerald grass in your backyard. Besides looking great, lawns also provide a multitude...   Read More

5 simple styling tips for indoor plants

People have been using indoor plants to beautify their homes since Cleopatra was a lass. The Chinese used penjing (bonsai) trees and other plants...   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

3 simple tips to create an outdoor vertical garden

Walk into almost any office space or trendy home these days and you’re sure to be confronted by a wall of green in the...   Read More