All Gardens

How to grow beetroot

August 5, 2019

Justin Russell explains how to grow flavoursome, colourful beets that your family and friends will swoon over. 

The male Blue Tiger butterfly collects pollen as it contains pheromones that make it attractive to the female.

The power of pollination

August 5, 2019

Pollination is necessary for our gardens to thrive so it's handy to understand how we can help all those beneficial insects and animals do their work.

Cool-season pruning

May 28, 2019

Before you start pruning, there's a few things you need to consider, writes Justin Russell.

Grow your own delightfully delicious oranges!

May 1, 2019

Oranges offer so much more than their health-giving fruit, including beauty, shade and a delirious scent, writes Helen McKerral -- and you can even grow them in pots!

Greenhouse growing

April 30, 2019

You can use a structure such as a greenhouse to modify climate conditions, says Justin Russell, protecting plants or extending the growing season for cold-sensitive crops.

Dianthus and sage.

Growing in sandy soils

April 21, 2019

A few gardeners are blessed with deep, rich, textured, fertile soil. But what if you aren't? Penny Woodward has some ideas to help.

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