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Plants that love you back

In the Garden

Plants that love you back

Like people, some plants are givers and some takers. Like people, some plants are givers and some takers. My gorgeous…

A spring garden is truly “poetry in motion”,

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A spring garden is truly “poetry in motion”,

It’s moving in the garden right now in Spring with all the running, jumping and climbing happening..it’s…

Renovation turned inside out

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Renovation turned inside out

A garden helped to shape a home renovation. Since finishing the renovation on their house, Janelle and Tom Adams are…

Compost pile

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The time has come to compost

Unfortunately, there are no excuses left for the reluctant composter. The oft-used arguments ... I have no garden,…

watering can in veggie patch

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Backyard farming set to boom

Staring bleakly at an empty cupboard, my beloved hollers: “There’s nothing to eat here. Do you wanna go out?” I…

Modern makeovers for pools

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Modern makeovers for pools

For the first time in more than 40 years, just as many people are renovating pools as they are building new ones. In a…

Osteospermum, African daisy

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Flowering plants that thrive in sun

We are at that time of year again. You can’t get enough water onto anything, leaves are scorching in the sun and all…

Garden of contrasts

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Garden of contrasts

Complemented by a garden that contrasts two distinct styles and inspired by the architecture of the ’60s, this bol…

The Thrifty Gardener

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Gardening books – top reads

I have something to confess. I have an addiction to gardening books. Well, books and magazines. My bookshelf is even…

Viewing windows in backyard pool

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Winter in the garden

Don’t let the cooler temperatures of winter freeze you out of the garden. Jody Rigby shares her tips on how to keep…

Top bar bee hive

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Fresh ideas for outdoor living spaces

From beekeeping and planting by app to faux timber floorboards and bright new bricks…check out these great…

Iridium retractable roofing

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New products for outdoor spaces in 2013

Looking for some new pieces to add colour and life to your outdoor space? Check out our picks for the best products to…

Rainwater tank

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Grow a waterwise garden

Top tips for creating a waterwise garden that can withstand the summer heat including what species to plant, mulching,…