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Lemon tree / Orange tree

Don's Expert Answers

Question From: Sue in  ARNCLIFFE,  ARNCLIFFE NSW   Nature of problem: Lemon tree / Orange tree   Type of Plant (if known): sorry unsure   Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): Lemons are very dry (i.e not juicy) and brown coloured. Oranges are very sour   Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR […] read more

Don’s Tips: Pruning Citrus

Don's Tips

  Many people have large, old citrus trees that don’t produce a lot of fruit and in any case are too tall for the fruit to be picked anyway. Well, you can prune old citrus now.  The best times to do it are either in April or in late August to early September.  You can […] read more

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Stuart Wagstaff

Don Burke’s blog

Our friend Stuart Wagstaff passed away on 10th of March. We knew him as a most generous and professional gentleman with a sparkling & witty sense of humour. We would like to share part of our very special time with Stuart some years ago with one of the most fun celebrity gardener segments we ever […] read more

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Magic Illusions

Jim Fogarty’s Landscaping Blog

Jim Fogarty says creating illusions is one of the great trade secrets used by garden designers. Here, he explains how he goes about to create your own little bit of design magic. There are many tricks that professional designers use to make the most of garden space. Illusion is one of the great secrets in […] read more

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Anconcas

Megg Miller’s Poultry Blog

Anconas might be glamorous Italian fowls but they have a secret more people should know about – they’re pretty good layers as well as very good lookers. Ancona are attractive fowls that produce lots of lovely large white-shelled eggs. They tend to be kept mainly by show exhibitors but they are ideal as a purebred […] read more

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