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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.

Revive a hanging basket
Revive a hanging basket

Hanging baskets always suffer in the heat, and are hard to re-wet when they dry out. Following our fortnightly routine will help keep even your most delicate baskets happy and hydrated over summer. Pictured is a winter basket of scaevola, dichondra, plectranthus and viola. You’d swap out the viola for summer.

Too hot to garden
Gardening in the heat

Too hot to garden? Here are six of the essentials for gardening through an Aussie summer.

tomatoes
Maintain established tomato vines

Vine tomatoes (indeterminate types) need regular maintenance, at least once a week, to stay healthy and give you a sizeable return of quality fruit. Phil Dudman demonstrates what to do.

foliage burn
Manage foliage burn

You’ve been caught out on a scorching day, and arrived home to find your plants are burnt. What do you do?