As summer draws on, we’re thinking about chooks, ornamental gingers and plants that never say die!

Getting started with chooks

Revel in Sophie Thomson’s tale about living with chooks, ducks, geese and guineafowl, then find out what you need to consider when setting up a chook house, and which breeds are best for the Aussie backyard.

10 plants you can’t kill

Explore our selection of plants that can tolerate unusual amounts of neglect and mistreatment – perfect for the neglectful or beginner gardener, or anyone who wants a stable of dependable greenery.

Queens of the jungle

With their waxy leaves and alien-like flower heads, ornamental gingers are a standout plant for getting that lush, jungly look in your garden. See how to grow these beauties… there are varieties for most parts of Australia.

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