Weather/seasons

Pruning winter trees

Gardening jobs for August

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 3:20pm

JUSTIN RUSSELL heralds the approach of Spring with a flurry of August gardening jobs.

Creating removable shade

Conserving moisture

Thu, 10/12/2015 - 10:19am

Some tips from PENNY WOODWARD to keep your garden alive if you are away for a few days and during very hot weather.

Tropical storm

Stormy gardening

Tue, 01/12/2015 - 12:42pm

Editor STEVE PAYNE gives some good advice to weather the storms of summer.

Garden Shadows

How to understand your site

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 9:42am

As autumn shadows lengthen, JUSTIN RUSSELL says that it's important to analyse the way light falls across your garden.

White cherry blossom

Record warm days

Fri, 20/06/2014 - 3:33pm

Are there strange things happening in your garden? asks PENNY WOODWARD

Fuyu Persimmons

Orange lanterns of autumn

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 1:12pm

Few plants can bridge the ornamental-edible divide like the persimmon. JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how to grow them.

Shade Cloth Lettuces

Use shade to beat the heat

Thu, 16/01/2014 - 5:26pm

Trying to keep your cool in the vegie patch? JUSTIN RUSSELL explains how he uses shade cloth to spare lettuces and leafy greens from the worst of the summer heat.

Temperature rising

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 9:05am

A draft report from the CCA recommends Australia aim to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 50 per cent by 2030.

Bushfire recovery and resistance

Thu, 31/10/2013 - 11:46am

Last month's bushfires in NSW were a devastating blow, but JUSTIN RUSSELL says that there's hope for the future: Gardens will recover, and gardeners can take proactive steps to help resist future...

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