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Do you have a shady part of your garden? Then camellias can bring colour to what might otherwise be a dull part of your yard. Great tips on getting the best Camellia for your garden.
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Garden fashions come in cycles and there’s no doubt that, right now, dahlias are back in vogue.
While it’s true that daylilies are some of the toughest of plants, they’ll be much better performers if they’re given some basic good care.
One of the best ways to get quick colour into your garden is with flowering annuals.
While camellias are top of mind, give some thought to how you are going to care for them
Hanging baskets look wonderful decorating verandahs and porches, or softening other garden structures.
It’s only been more recently that the warm climate rhododendrons have become readily available
Here are some tips on growing and caring for Fuchsias
Liliums, the true lilies, aren’t grown as much as they deserve to be.
With their exotic colours and markings, they might more appropriately be called ‘butterfly’ orchids
Judy Horton presents a short video with advice on growing azaleas
Their long, nearly-unpronounceable name ends in ‘mum’ and their flowering coincides with Mother’s Day.
There are dozens of magnolia varieties, and making a choice can be a formidable task.
Judy Horton presents a short video on growing Geraniums
Many gardeners don’t realise how easy liliums are to grow.
Among the prettiest of the summer-flowering vines are the South American mandevillas.
Spring bulbs are some of the easiest flowers to grow.
The autumn/early winter-flowering sasanqua camellia is also known as the tough camellia
The modern primrose relatives known as polyanthus are much loved for the cheerful colour.
The sight and scents of sweet peas always seem to transport adults back to the sun-drenched gardens of their childhood.
A short video on how to grow beautiful orchids.
For most of us hydrangea means the large, mop-headed puffs of bloom that brighten up the summer garden
It’s hard to beat azaleas when it comes to producing a mass of garden colour in winter and spring
African violets are almost perfect indoor plants. They need minimal care and seem happier if they aren’t given too much water.
Want an aristocrat in your garden? Well, grow a rhododendron – it will add a touch of class to any home landscape
While the experts keep telling us that common geraniums are really pelargoniums, most of us take no notice.
They’re also called Christmas roses, Lenten roses or simply nicknamed ‘hellebores’.
Strappy leaf plants are amazingly versatile in the landscape. Here is information on some popular varieties.
Although they originated in South America, tibouchinas have become very much part of the Australian garden.
Now that summer’s in retreat, it’s time to think about planning and planting the winter/spring garden.
There are hundreds of species of grevilleas growing in an incredibly wide range of natural habitats around Australia.
Much loved for their clusters of clawlike flowers that open from the furry, tactile buds
Anzac Day this year will be a particularly poignant occasion as it will be 100 years since the start of World War 1. A simple thing you can do in your own backyard is to make a remembrance planting to mark this anniversary.
August is the height of magnolia season. While many of the deciduous varieties start blooming in July, magnolias reach their peak in August. Learn more about these magnificent flowers.
With their evergreen good looks and refined, white, stunningly perfumed flowers, Gardenias are a favourite with Australian gardeners.