• November 17, 2014

    LETTUCE REJOICE

    Lettuces may be a summer salad staple, but that doesn't meant that they have to be boring. Today's gardeners have ready access to an astonishing array of varieties ranging from mild-mannered, hearting lettuces to loose-leafed, cut-and-come again read more...

  • November 10, 2014

    GOOD DAY SUNSHINE!

    Yellow and orange flowers do a great service in the garden by adding a sense of energy and joy, and through attracting valuable pollinators such as butterflies and bees. Happily, many of these flowers are also ideal for the summer garden. In read more...

  • October 28, 2014

    C IS FOR CAPSICUM

    C is for Capsicum. Vitamin C that is. In fact, a red capsicum may contain more of everyone's favourite vitamin than the humble orange. A red capsicum is simply the mature version of a green capsicum that has been left to ripen on the bush. read more...

  • October 20, 2014

    SUMMERTIME BLUES

    There are are any number of blue flowering annuals and perennials that are also wonderfully heat tolerant once established. These include: Ageratum China Blue Delphinium Compact Blue Laurentia Blue Star Lavender  Petunia read more...

  • October 07, 2014

    FLORIADE 2014 HIGHLIGHTS

    Floriade will run until 12 October at Commonwealth Park, Canberra. For event and visitor information click here. Those of you who do not have a visit to the nation's capital on the immediate horizon may wish to click here to see our gallery of read more...

  • September 24, 2014

    SAGE ADVICE . . . AND A PORK SALTIMBOCCA RECIPE!

    Sage plants love a sunny position and a prune after flowering to promote fresh growth and to keep them looking good. Click here to learn more. Common Sage (Salvia officinalis) is commonly used in veal and poultry dishes, but marries well with read more...



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