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  • Balcony Tomatoes

    Just because you’ve only got a balcony, doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own food.  Don showed how to grow... read more
  • Tips of the Trade

    Don gave some tips used by professional landscapers that could be used in your own backyard. 1. Trick of the... read more
  • Small Spaces

      As the size of houses increase, the size of backyards decrease and the most important area is the living... read more
  • Top Ten Best Gardening Inventions

      DYNAMIC LIFTER:  A pioneering fertiliser & probably the best ever.  Engineering genius, the late Norm Jennings, was the first... read more
  • Misleading Labels

    Plant labels are often misleading or, in some cases, quite wrong. Unfortunately this means if you are buying plants you... read more
  • When To Water

    Surprisingly for many the best time to water our garden is during rain & the best time to water pot... read more
  • Australian Native Birthflower For August

    Grevillea buxifolia is quite different to the general run of grevilleas.  Its silvery/grey 5cm diameter spider flower heads stud the... read more
  • Keeping Cats Off The Garden

      A recent question to Don’s Mailbag from Tilly in western Sydney related to keeping cats doing their business off... read more
  • Potager Gardens

    Potager  gardens were named after the French word potage which means soup so it was essentially a soup garden.  Today... read more
  • Gnomes

      Although they are quite old fashioned gnomes are very happy additions to many gardens if you have a positive... read more
  • Agave attenuata

    The plant which is most frequently asked about is one with beautiful foliage and spectacular very tall flowers. These are... read more
  • Formation of Frost

    Frost forms when conditions are very cold (around 0º C) and clear. On overcast nights temperatures are usually a little... read more