One of our most popular natives, cabbage trees have
bloomed spectacularly this summer. Gillian Vine reports.
Gifts for gardeners can cost as little, or as much, as you
want, says Gillian Vine.
Native shrubs or small trees suitable for almost every
garden, and pittosporums are grown for their foliage, Gillian
Long-lived woodland plants, trilliums have great appeal,
says Gillian Vine.
Over the years, gardens change. Gillian Vine looks at the
challenges of keeping to the spirit of a centuries-old
Given rich soil, zucchini, marrows and pumpkin are easily
grown in the home garden, although in cooler districts
pumpkins need a hot, dry summer to do well.
A Carey's Bay garden is full of history but the current
residents have also made it their own, writes Gillian
Things are heating up in the garden. Gillian Vine looks at
what needs to be tackled this month.
Whether you call them alpines or rockery plants, there's
plenty to attract gardeners to these tiny varieties, says
Cloves, culture and cooking make Peninsular Malaysia a
stand-out destination says Gillian Vine.
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