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What to do and when to do it around Canberra’s gardens and homes
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Following the bulb riot of colour, blossom trees will brighten our streets, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Wander through the garden centre now and see what’s in flower, to give the garden a lift, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
With the promise a good spring, gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT writes in praise of rhododendrons and azaleas.
The rain soaks deep into the soil for the most benefit, helping trees, shrubs and flowering winter perennials, writes gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Thinking optimistically, as most gardeners do, there are only 62 days until spring, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Even dedicated gardeners don't feel like working in the garden when it's minus 7C. However, gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT says it's an ideal time to take a slow walk round the whole garden and assess any overdue maintenance.
Large country estates in Britain and Europe spend millions on their statuary and spectacular water features, but nature provides its own living art, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Rose-planting time has arrived and the new David Austin varieties are at the top of the list, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Deciduous trees are shedding the last of their summer coat for brilliant autumn shades before they fall, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Traditionally, the best fruits to espalier are apples and pears, which are easily trained with new growth, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
"We've had all the pleasure of the massed flower displays of Floriade over 20-odd years,…
The chrysanthemum is possibly the one plant, above almost all others, that symbolises winter, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
“But wait, there’s more” might well be the theme for Sue and Martin Wright’s Kambah garden, with well-established plantings creating maximum privacy around a series of outdoor rooms and secret spaces.
Prune deciduous trees and shrubs once they have lost their leaves, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Hedges have been grown since time immemorial for a multitude of reasons, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Winter doesn’t have to be a drab time in the garden, when colour can be provided with small evergreen shrubs combined with perennials, writes gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
John and Liz Baker will open their low-maintenance Griffith “town garden” the first time later this month.
Winter need not be a time of dreary gardens and cloudy skies, for there is a wealth of colourful plants just waiting to be planted, writes gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.