Embrace the festive season with edible, decorative and fragrant plants, keep your garden cool this summer, and be inspired by local and overseas garden design.

Gorgeous gardenias
What to do if you’ve been seduced by a well-grown gardenia at the nursery, knowing it could be difficult to keep happy in a pot? Follow our expert’s five tips and you’ll have glossy green foliage and fragrant flowers all summer.

Home-grown cherries
Christmas wouldn’t be the same without juicy sweet cherries. And if you live in zones with enough chill hours, you can grow your own. Tino Carnevale explains how to plant and care for a cherry tree.

Poinsettias on point
The poinsettia has become the universal flower of Christmas, often used decoratively or presented as a gift. But there’s more to this blazing beauty than the traditional red hue of its flowers, with breeding resulting in an array of colours.

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