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Potted palms
Top 3 tips for potted palms

Potted palms make great feature plants. Tropical Bali vibe, old-world Victorian elegance, minimalist Nordic chic or ’70s indoor-plant craziness… all these styles and more are possible when you grow palms in containers. Here are three tips for success.

Privacy screens
Privacy screens

Yearning for a quiet, private spot to entertain friends, curl up and read, or just sit and contemplate your garden… without onlookers? If a neighbouring property looks into your cosy reading nook or back deck, why not add some stylish screening to block the view? There are plenty of ways to achieve this, from DIY and quick-fix ideas that you can whip up in an afternoon, to more permanent solutions. Here are a few ideas.

Top 10 jobs in March
Top 10 gardening jobs this month

There’s lots to do around the garden at this time of year. Here’s a list of jobs to do now.

Gardening through the drought
Gardening through the drought

When water is scarce and the garden is brown, how do you keep the gardening spirit alive? You can’t make it rain, but there are little things you can do to keep your spirits up, and create a corner of colour and interest.

Maidenhair ferns
Grow the perfect maidenhair fern

Maidenhair ferns have a reputation for being divas, and failing at the slightest provocation, but with the right care you can have happy, healthy plants.

Top 10 jobs in February
Top 10 gardening jobs this month

There’s lots to do around the garden at this time of year. Here’s a list of jobs to do now.

Edible garden
Top 10 jobs for the edible garden

There’s plenty to do at this time of the year to keep your food plants happy. Here’s a list of jobs to do now.