gardening

gardening December 23, 2017

Pets in the garden

Sharing a garden with an animal companion can bring additional joy to the life outdoors. But thought must go into pet-friendly plantings.

gardening September 16, 2017

Cultivating native orchids

Intent on growing native orchids, the author finds the only club that she wants to have her as a member.

gardening December 24, 2016

Flowers for summer

Summer may not be the most agreeable season to toil in the garden, but a little bit of labour now can bring good results down the track.

gardening May 20, 2017

Reviving a garden for winter

The cold of late autumn can make it difficult to tend neglected gardens, but a fortifying nip can get you out improving the soil and installing seedlings.

gardening June 4, 2016

El Niño, La Niña and flowering annuals

With the Bureau of Meteorology declaring El Niño over, the time is ripe for gardeners to replant.

gardening April 19, 2014

Spring bulbs

Despite the regal appearance of spring flowering bulbs, their simple cultivation makes them a common pleasure.