flowers

Cornflowers are a safe option for hayfever sufferers

Avoiding the big sneeze

August 2017

Want flowers but not hayfever this spring? Karen Sutherland explains what to plant and what to avoid. 

Honey bee on yellow mustard flower

Bee friendly planting

April 2021

Planting flowers that honey bees love is a win-win, writes Penny Woodward – they get pollen and you get a healthy harvest! Here's Penny's suggestions, which will tempt bees into your garden.

Itoh peonies from Issue 117

The Magic of Peonies

June 2020

We love peonies at OG and Eliza Henry-Jones shares that love -- here she also shares tips for growing these beauties.

Edible flowers

Edible flowers

August 2019

Flowers are fragile, says Penny Woodward, but make delicous additions to our food.

Red poppy

Poppy planting time

May 2019

Planting poppy seed, Penny Woodward explains, takes a little care.

cosmos

True colours

October 2015

Add colour and aroma to your garden with top-performing flowers, writes KAREN SUTHERLAND.

Guerrilla convenience 24/7

May 2010

Guerrilla gardening just got easier with the launch of seed bomb dispensing machines in down town LA, reports PHIL DUDMAN