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Formation of Frost
Frost forms when conditions are very cold (around 0º C) and clear. On overcast nights temperatures are usually a little...
Corrugated Iron Raised Garden Beds
Small garden beds can be made using a new product produced by Tankworks. They can be used for growing veggies...
Shovels & SpadesMany people don’t know the difference between a shovel and a spade. A shovel is a moving implement...
Wattles, also called acacias, are wonderful native plants. More than 850 species of wattle grow in Australia, ranging from ground...
Yellow Patches In Lawn
Yellow patches in lawn are often caused by a desexed male or a female dog squatting on the lawn. ...
Hedges & Topiary
HEDGES A hedge is a green wall and should be kept razor perfect. Don recommends keeping your head against...
Caring for Pruning Tools
One of the key requirements for successful pruning is to have clean and sharp pruning tools. An excellent implement for...
‘Marge Miller’ was produced as a result of a pollination demonstration at Sydney University in 1978. It was taken home...
Frost damage is a significant problem for gardens in winter.The damage doesn’t occur as a result of the frost settling...
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are native to southern Mexico. They have erect, succulent stems and large, scarlet floral leaves or bracts,...
Don’s Compost Recipe
Following the building of a DIY compost bin, Don’s recipe for compost is below: Wet ingredients; Garden weeds Grass clippings...
Protection From Possums
Possums love munching on vegetable and fruit plants in the garden. We showed one way of protecting the vegies. Don...