Find ideas and inspiration for managing your garden through dry times, discover the benefits of saving seed, and learn how to build a B&B for native bees in your garden.

Gardening through the drought

What can you do to keep the gardening spirit alive when all around is brown? See how other gardeners are adapting and helping one another, and pick up practical ideas to help you and your garden through dry times.

Browned off

Should you keep your lawn going? What about your vegie patch? Trees? Flowers? Tim Entwisle tackles the complex subject of gardening in a time of water scarcity.

Fruits that defy the dry

Even when it’s extremely dry, you can still grow delicious fruit in your backyard. Find out which fruit trees and vines thrive with little water.

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Win a Gardena trolley prize
Win a Gardena hose trolley pack

We have two Gardena trolley prizes, valued at $267.99 each, to give away. Each prize includes one AquaRoll M Metal Hose Trolley, one Comfort HighFLEX 30m Hose (13mm diameter) and one Premium Trigger Gun Nozzle.

Win a Hozelock Easy Drip watering pack
Win a Hozelock Easy Drip watering pack

We have four Hozelock watering packs, valued at $148 each, to give away. Each pack includes one Easy Drip Universal Kit and one Easy Drip Micro Kit. To enter, tell us in 25 words or less the creative ways that you conserve water. Enter here for your chance to win. Competition closes on January 19.

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