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Problem Bird - a scaly breasted lorikeet on a perch.

Problem Bird

Don's Expert Answers

  From Karen, Milaa Milaa, QLD Q:  My scaly-breasted lorikeet now for the past 6 and a half years has stayed in my bed until 9.30 at night and then goes into her cage with no problems at all. however in the past week and a half she has been over preening and making very […] read more

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Pekin Bantams

Megg Miller’s Poultry Blog

Docile, small and pretty, but not a great layer, the Pekin bantam is a great bird for kids, small backyards, beginners – or all three! Some fowls are elegant looking, some exotic but the Pekin bantam is reminiscent of a cuddly ball of feathers. You cannot go past this demure, docile bird if you fancy […] read more

Careful Ageing

Careful Ageing

Jim Fogarty’s Landscaping Blog

Garden designer Jim Fogarty shares some great tips on how to make a new house and garden feel older than it really is. There is something charming about a heritage-style home. Modern living is not for everyone and many people prefer to recreate a heritage appeal house with a more rustic, lived-in garden look to […] read more

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Don’s Tips: Magnolias

Don's Tips

Are you looking for a superb centrepiece for your front yard?  (or anywhere else for that matter). What about a magnolia?  Sure there are the evergreen ones like ‘Little Gem’ and so on, but the deciduous magnolias are stunning too. The deciduous white flowering magnolia (M. denudata) is possibly the world’s most stylish flowering tree. […] read more

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