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The vegetable patch should be in full swing now as the heat has arrived; all the tomatoes, zucchini, corn and pumpkins can go into the garden, writes gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Early summer flowers are in full bloom, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON and it's important to consistently water garden beds to prevent the soil drying out around the roots of the plants.
"While they can look a little ordinary most of the year, when rhododendrons are flowering we know why we plant them," writes gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Watsonia is a terrific long-lived, old-fashioned, herbaceous garden plant that grows easily in our climate, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Keeping backyard chickens is an economical and sustainable way of having eggs, compost and, most of all, company in the garden, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Tomatoes are probably the most common vegetable to grow in summer, but they don't come without their problems, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Gardening writer JACKIE WARBURTON looks at a tricky plant to grow and a tree with fabulous leaf colours.
Wallflowers are a popular short-lived perennial to have in the garden as a small evergreen shrub, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Spring's sprung and gardening writer JACKIE WARBURTON is talking tropical plants this week.
With spring officially here and the warmer months on the way, Cool Country Natives owner KAREN BRIEN is encouraging people to pop in to her nursery and to plant natives.
Forsythias are simple shrubs that grow well in our climate and, once flowering, their brilliant yellow flowers, on bare stems, signal spring is here, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Spring is here, but there's still plenty of winter colour on display in the garden, says gardening writer JACKIE WARBURTON.
Growing hops in our climate is possible due to the number of chill hours that are needed and their uses in the garden are plentiful, writes columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
The Happy Wanderer is a fast-growing native plant that's putting on a show right now, writes gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Neem oil is a popular product to use in the garden – it's organic and safe around children, pets and plants, writes gardening writer JACKIE WARBURTON.
Lichen is a combination of fungi and photosynthesising algae that we commonly see growing on trees, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON. And it's good news.
Prune when there's less frost about is garden writer JACKIE WARBURTON's tip for getting a good first flush of spring roses.
Manchurian Pears are probably one of the most planted medium-to-large trees planted in Canberra, says gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.
Wattles or acacias will start flowering over the next few months and can bring colour to a winter garden, a reminder that spring is getting closer, writes gardening columnist JACKIE WARBURTON.