How to Grow Callistemons

Callistemons or Bottlebrushes are one of the hardiest Australian native plants. The bright bottlebrush shaped flowers a very impressive part of the spring landscape and are a delight for native birds and bees. The original Callistemons available to gardeners were all bold red but flower colours now range from red to pink, mauve, cream and

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The Edible Garden

• October is a busy month in the vegetable garden. Good preparation done in August and September will now begin to reward you. • October is an important month for sowing or planting vegetables including Asian greens, beans, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, cauliflower, celery, cress, cucumber, eggplant, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, onions, parsnip, peas, pumpkins,

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How to Grow Cucurbits

Cucurbits include cucumber, pumpkin, zucchini, squash, watermelon and rockmelon. These all share traits and enjoy similar growing conditions. All are easy to grow and highly productive in the home garden. Pumpkin and watermelon vines require room to grow but can trained over or structures. Cucumbers and rockmelons require less space and can be grown vertically

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Growing Roses

Originating from China, the earliest modern rose was the tea rose. With centuries of breeding, modern roses are long flowering with it possible to achieve continuous flowering from spring to autumn. There are single, semi double and double flowered forms in every colour imaginable and most with a beautiful fragrance. How to Care Roses are

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Growing Fruit Trees

Once growing fruit trees at home was very common. Nowadays with gardens being smaller, the availability of wonderful new generation fruit trees has seen a resurgence in growing healthy home-grown goodness in the places and spaces we call home. There are dwarf forms/varieties of most fruits which don’t take a lot of space. These can

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