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Covering up for winter

June 2010

A change of cover crop has accompanied a change in the seasons for SIMON WEBSTER’s swale.

Free compost and mulch

June 2010

Some people like to grow their own… others enjoy scouring the suburbs for whatever they can get their hands on. PHIL DUDMAN explores some of the free sources of organic matter… what you can grow and what you can scrounge.

soils ain't soils

Soils ain't soils

March 2010

If you’re setting up a new garden and thinking of trucking in a load of ‘organic soil blend’ from your local landscape yard, beware… some blends being sold are complete rubbish. PHIL DUDMAN explains.

Swale

Swale of a time

March 2010

A new swale covered in fruit trees has got SIMON WEBSTER excited.

The Vegie Patch

February 2010

Tips on leafy green planting. Find out how to prepare and plant a vegie patch for best results.
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm.  www.abc.net.au/gardening

Hellebores

February 2010

Add colour to a winter garden with hardy Hellebores.
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm. www.abc.net.au/gardening

Rose pruning

February 2010

Sophie Thomson runs through some basic tips to ensure success with rose pruning.
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 1.00pm.  www.abc.net.au/gardening

Easy Compost Bin

February 2010

Watch how to build a compost bin especially for garden waste.
Video Highlights from Gardening Australia, ABC TV.
ABC1 Saturday at 6.30pm and Sunday at 1.00pm.  www.abc.net.au/gardening

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