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Discover the dreamiest, most romantic roses, plant big trees for autumn colour, and be inspired by fast gardening in the suburbs and slow gardening on a country verge.

Romancing the rose  

From new releases to old masters, here are some top contenders for the most romantic rose, as well as flourishing old-world beauties at The Cedars, Adelaide Hills.

Think big!

Three of the best feature trees to plant for autumn colour for generations to come.

Easy orchid

Looking for an easy-care, long-flowering orchid for a pot or that tough spot in the garden? Crucifix orchids won’t disappoint.

New lease on life

In just over a year, two young artists used more than 1000 colourful plants to transform the garden of their Sydney rental.

Pruning special

It’s easy! Find out what, why and how to prune, and the best tools for each job.

Living on the edge

Meet a patient gardener who slowly revegetated a verge on her property using the seeds already in the soil.

Plants at play

There’s a spot in the garden for any plant (even the ones you’re not keen on) when you find the right setting or companions


Also in this issue – Our bigger, better In the Patch section!

  • People Visit Lee Sorbello’s built-for-a-family garden in Brisbane
  • Grow Get snow peas in now, plus check out what to sow and plant in April
  • Problems Loose heads of Iceberg lettuce? Soft eggshells? Citrus fruit drop? Our horticultural editor Phil Dudman answers your questions
  • Pots Self-watering pots for growing vegies
  • Advice Tino Carnevale shares his tips on growing garlic
  • Practical How to harvest parsley seed step-by-step
  • PLUS Get stuck into 50-plus jobs in your garden this month
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