Month: March 2018

Roses

  Water-wise roses and water-wise tactics   Rose gardeners will do everything they can to keep their roses going during a drought, and the past two seasons have tested their ingenuity and the roses’ ability to survive. A surprising discovery is that roses can survive on less water than we think. They might not look …

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Orchids

  Growing orchids indoors    Anyone can grow orchids indoors; you don’t need to live in the tropics or have the luxury of a greenhouse, and there are plenty of options that will give you a beautiful display of flowering orchids year round. Orchids grown in the home during the colder months respond wonderfully well …

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Bedding Plants

  Bedding Plants Autumn highs By Alice Spenser-Higgs No longer is autumn that in-between season when we say a reluctant farewell to summer. As the leaves start turning red and gold, it is time to plant annuals that will flower before winter and even through winter into spring. Perish the thought that this is a …

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Food Garden Design

  FOOD GARDEN DESIGN Designed to feed By Anna Celliers   Few gardening experiences are more rewarding than picking home-grown edibles, and the ways in how they are produced are always changing. In simple terms, you don’t need much to start a veggie patch. The basic requirements are fertile soil, good drainage, full sun for …

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