In the June 2020 issue, create a garden oasis with the perfect seating, read about bushfire recovery on Kangaroo Island, and go back to basics with creative ways to grow food on a budget.

Sitting pretty

Sitting in the garden is one of life’s great pleasures. We step through the key considerations when choosing and positioning garden seating, and how to restore an old bench seat.

Gardening that doesn’t cost a packet

Save, strike, swap and share… rediscover old-school gardening practices for a year-round supply of home-grown food on a budget.

Bushfire recovery on Kangaroo Island

Sophie Thomson throws herself into a project that brings hope to the fire-ravaged island: the rapid build of a community vegie garden.

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Win a Gardena Master Water Computer
Win a Gardena water computer

Win a water computer valued at $170. To enter, solve the unscrambled word in the crossword on page 86 of the June issue of ABC Gardening Australia magazine. Competition closes June 7.

Win a book pack May 2020
Win a book pack

We have a pack of four terrific lifestyle and garden books, valued at $135 for the pack, to give away. To enter, tell us in 25 words or less what you love most about late autumn. Competition closes on May 17.

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