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In the Magazine
October 2007 Issue


  • Burke’s Backyard spring TV Special
  • Eco Living for today
  • Safer pest control methods and products – buyer’s guide
  • Keep it on site – how to retain more rainwater on your property
  • New low - allergy cats that don't make you itch or sneeze
  • On sale now

In the Garden

Burke’s Backyard Spring TV Special

Don’s back on TV, and our spring special has all the details you need

10 tips for eco-living

10 great moves you can make for a more eco-friendly lifestyle

Keep it on site

Don Burke’s tips on keeping precious rainwater water on your property

Safer pest control

Beneficial bugs, plus modern sprays that don’t kill the good guys

Instant effects

Don shows a great potted planting idea for spring that you can try

Buying organic

Tips on what organic garden products to buy at the garden centre

Flowering trees

Trees that provide cool shade for summer entertaining, plus flowers

Fabulous foliage

Jim Fogarty’s ideas on using foliage plants for year-round good looks

Planting tomatoes

It's time to plant tomatoes – we show how it's done, step by step.

Growing capsicums

Kitchen garden tips on growing capsicums plus delicious recipes

Lawn special

October is the ideal time to give your lawn some tender loving care

Lifestyle and pets

Low-allergy pets

Pets that don’t make you sneeze or itch when you cuddle them

New cat breed

There's a beautiful new cat breed in Australia – Siberian cats

Health and Nutrition

Organic bonus

Rosemary Stanton says organically-grown foods do have real health benefits

Wine woes

Amines and preservatives can give wine drinkers unexpected side-effects

Farmers’ markets

Talk to the person who grows the food your family eats

This month's crossword

Try the crossword

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