Always give shrubs from the nursery a good soak before removing them from the pot, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
It’s been 10 years since gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT joined the team at ‘CityNews’, providing the best advice for local gardeners.
In today’s gardens hollyhocks appear to be rarely grown. And yet they have a place in most gardens with large flowers on tall, stately stems up to two-metres tall, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
Many native plants are bred locally and perfectly acclimatised for this area, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Readers may assume I keep my garden immaculately. Not a weed to be seen and all the shrubs immaculately pruned? Far from the truth, this year, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
With the unseasonable weather, many plants were seriously confused, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
We can grow a greater range of fruit trees, berries and edible crops than almost anywhere else in Australia, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Poinsettia, with its brilliant red bracts, has been tied in with Christmas for centuries, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
The Botanic Gardens has the largest collection of native plants in the world, and now, the largest collection of banksias, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Dianthus was once made into a 14th century plague treatment… perhaps we should try it, muses gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Cloud pruning, or shaping the plant to resemble clouds, is a Japanese concept known as Niwaki, says gardening columnist CEDRIC BRYANT.
The stunning soft-pink Olivia Rose Austin is a winner in every sense, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
A DENSELY planted, shady cottage garden framing a 1925 pink weatherboard cottage in Bungendore will be open on the weekend of November 14-15, along with three other nearby gardens.
Japanese barberry is the perfect accent plant, says gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
An informal cottage garden with well-established rambling and climbing roses set among shrubs and mature trees will open this weekend (November 7-8) as part of Open Gardens Canberra's spring season.
Every supermarket sells blueberries, but why not try growing them at home, suggests gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT.
Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT says the promise of spring rain is setting the season up as the best in several years.
Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT says it’s time to create floral displays in baskets or containers, which can last throughout autumn.
Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT says conditions are perfect for colourful cape weed to bloom on the nature strips..
Gardening writer CEDRIC BRYANT urges gardeners to check on any long-neglected pot plants.