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  • Best Pot Plants for Shade

    Burke’s Backyard list of the top 10 best pot plants for shade. Don has listed plants to suit a variety of climates. To find out which ones grow best in your area, check with your local nursery. Note: not all shade-tolerant plants do well in a pot, but these ones do! read more
  • Best Potting Mixes

    Our March 2013 issue of ‘Burke’s Backyard’ magazine features a major investigation into the potting mixes you buy at your... read more
  • Fiddle Leaf Fig

    If you’d like a funky, ‘land of the giants’ plant for indoors but you don’t want to spend much time... read more
  • Pipes as Pots

    Don showed how to use storm water pipes to create a stylish architectural feature for the garden. Storm water pipes... read more
  • Hanging Fern Basket

    Hanging Fern Basket Ferns planted in a hanging basket add visual interest to semi-shaded or shaded areas. Planting up a hanging... read more
  • Watering Can Pot

    Don showed how to turn an el cheapo, zinc-plated galvanised watering can into garden art. It read more
  • Plants in tubs

    Growing plants in pots is fashionable and makes enormous sense as the trend in Australian cities is for smaller gardens... read more
  • Fern leaves

    Maidenhair Fern

    Maidenhair ferns are soft and lacy plants which have a variety of uses both indoors and outside. With more than... read more
  • African Violets

    The African violets are undoubtedly among the cheeriest indoor plants available, yet people are sometimes disappointed with their performance. To... read more
  • Growing Better Pot Plants

    Growing a beautiful plant in a pot is a satisfying experience, and plants continue giving joy year after year, especially... read more
  • Patio Makeover

    Potted plants can be used to soften the look of hard surfaces for example where a paved area meets the... read more
  • Grass in Pots

    A sterile, uninteresting entrance to a home gives visitors a poor first impression. Don gave a boring entrance some style... read more