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Question From: Colin in Bundaberg QLD   Subject: Fertiliser   Type of Plant (if known): Jacaranda   Symptoms of Plant Illness (please try NOT to diagnose your problems yourself): nil   Soil Type (e.g. sandy, clay or loam) OR Potting Mix Type: Sandy   How often do you water the plant:Every day   How many hours of sunlight does the plant get […] read more


How About Hens?

Megg Miller’s Poultry Blog

  How About Hens? Thinking of getting some backyard chooks but not sure what to do? Poultry expert Megg Miller has lots of tips on how to get set up and keep the girls laying happily.  Everyone wants chooks (and why not?): they are entertaining, they convert greens and table scraps into fresh eggs and […] read more

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Looks Like Timber!

Jim Fogarty’s Landscaping Blog

Jim Fogarty says there’s more than one way to bring the great look of timber into your garden design, and some of the easiest-care options don’t use any real timber at all.   Lots of people would agree that it’s hard to beat the look and feel of natural timber, but there are certain situations […] read more


Don’s Tips: Plant Survival

Don's Tips

Plant Survival With Australia’s hot and dry summers, pot plants are really at risk.  For this reason you need to select only the best potting mixes as these perform far better and longer under stress. Cheap potting mixes are false economy and will actually cost you heaps of money.  They dry out and are very […] read more

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