ENTER GARDENER OF THE YEAR - CLOSES SEPT 4!
Enter this year’s Gardener of the Year competition to win a $1500 travel voucher, gardening goodies and the Golden Spade. We want to hear from passionate gardeners around the nation. You can also enter to be Young Gardener of the Year or Community Garden of the Year. For more information and an entry form, click here. For full terms and conditions, click here.
To celebrate spring, we turn the spotlight on these impressive blooms. Take a tour of a daffodil garden in Victoria, find out which bulbs are best for your climate, and hear what our experts have to say on whether you should lift them or not.
TOP 10 VEGIES
Even the most reliable crops can be plagued by pests and diseases. We share the best tips for how to prevent problems and deal with them if they do darken your patch. From when to water and feed to the best time to harvest, we’ve got it covered.
Australian plants are well known for being able to withstand almost anything but there are a few delicate natives that need some extra TLC. Pick up tricks to keep them happy so that you’re rewarded with healthy plants that flower well.
Tino adores growing tomatoes; few things make him happier than being out in the garden, staking and tying his plants. Find out his favourite varieties, and follow his advice on planting, feeding and seed saving to ensure success with your own crop.
While the grass may seem greener on the other side, there’s plenty you can do to keep your lawn robust and healthy. Our lawn feature includes a guide to selecting the best lawnmower, top tips for eradicating weeds and a step-by-step that shows you how to lay your own turf.
WIN! WIN! WIN!
Up for grabs is one of eight garden ‘prongs’ worth $65 each; an Annabel Trends pack worth $210; and a Felco pack, valued at $240. For more details, see pages 11, 75 and 80 (respectively) of the September issue. For full Terms & Conditions for ABC Gardening Australia magazine promotions, click here
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
• Angus on the many grevillea varieties • Bumper spring calendar • How to grow and cook pineapple • Costa visits a garden therapy centre • Explore the Riverina region of NSW • Get your chooks hooked on snails
The September issue of ABC Gardening Australia magazine is available at ABC Shops, newsagencies, supermarkets or by subscription. Subscribe today on 1300 656 933.
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OUR CHOOK BOOK
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