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Gardening Australia

Mar 01 2021
Magazine

Australia’s number one monthly gardening resource, ABC Gardening Australia magazine is packed with step-by-step advice and stunning design ideas from its popular team of experts. Whether you are a novice gardener or have a green thumb and years of experience, you’ll find the advice you need.

welcome

STAY IN TOUCH

Gardening Australia

PLANTS • This month’s pick of the bunch for garden lovers nationwide

BOOKS

light BULB MOMENTS • It’s bulb catalogue season, and DERYN THORPE feels like a kid in a lolly shop. Jump on board the bulb bandwagon with these planting ideas

TIPS from the THE EXPERT

true BLUE • This native tree produces pretty flowers and edible fruit, and is a good all-rounder for the home garden, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE

star quality • These charming shrubs and climbers shine in tropical and subtropical gardens, thanks to their show-stopping ‘blooms’, writes STEVE FALCIONI

at a glance

THE seasonal pot • Complement your autumn garden with this perennial pot in cool blue to lilac tones that will glow right through the last flush of warm weather

CARE FOR YOUR POT

living the GOOD LIFE • Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is home to many keen gardeners, including Marcelle Nankervis, a working horticulturist and writer. On this small hobby farm 55km out of Melbourne, she and her family grow their own fruit and vegies, harvest honey, catch fish and raise livestock. To see her lifestyle in action, we visited Marcelle as she rolled out of bed at dawn... and asked her to take us through her family’s daily routine

the vegetable garden

meat production

BACK TO NATURE • Marcelle and her family work in harmony with their environment, says JANE EDMANSON

irrigation & watering

maintenance

you've got a FRIEND • Expand your horticultural horizons by joining the Friends group at your local botanic garden, where a whole new world of plants, people and activities awaits, as AB BISHOP reports

surprise & delight • Explore the joys of a partly uncontrolled garden by cultivating a few self-sowers, interminglers and ‘resprouters’, writes MICHAEL McCOY

ANNUALS & BIENNIALS FOR

ANNUALS & PERENNIALS FOR

TREES & SHRUBS FOR

meet the gardeners ILIN SHAOOL & CARISSA LAMBERT • Tending the pocket gardens and native corridors along Bondi’s spectacular coastline is a dream job for these horticulturists

survival of the FITTEST • All daffodils enjoy sub-zero winters, but which ones can also handle a hot, dry summer? JACKIE FRENCH shares her pick of the toughest daffs

the gardener's bucket list • With its spectacular floral displays and garden designs reflecting emerging trends, this event is an inspiration to gardeners and designers around the world, writes JUDY HORTON

WHILE YOU ARE THERE

MARCH a month in the GARDEN • More than 50 jobs to do in your action planner

IN THE PATCH • Horticultural editor and devoted food grower PHIL DUDMAN shows you what to plant, pick and tend in the edible garden this month

the brassica MASSACRE • If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s caterpillars getting into your cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other brassica crops. PHIL DUDMAN describes a three-pronged strategy to help you avoid the carnage this season

fabulous FIG • A fig tree is a very giving thing, and while it will crop with no assistance, a little bit of the right stuff will give you a great deal of the good stuff, writes JACKIE FRENCH

at a glance

WAYS TO ENJOY FIGS

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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 100 Publisher: Nextmedia Pty Ltd Edition: Mar 01 2021

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Australia’s number one monthly gardening resource, ABC Gardening Australia magazine is packed with step-by-step advice and stunning design ideas from its popular team of experts. Whether you are a novice gardener or have a green thumb and years of experience, you’ll find the advice you need.

welcome

STAY IN TOUCH

Gardening Australia

PLANTS • This month’s pick of the bunch for garden lovers nationwide

BOOKS

light BULB MOMENTS • It’s bulb catalogue season, and DERYN THORPE feels like a kid in a lolly shop. Jump on board the bulb bandwagon with these planting ideas

TIPS from the THE EXPERT

true BLUE • This native tree produces pretty flowers and edible fruit, and is a good all-rounder for the home garden, writes JENNIFER STACKHOUSE

star quality • These charming shrubs and climbers shine in tropical and subtropical gardens, thanks to their show-stopping ‘blooms’, writes STEVE FALCIONI

at a glance

THE seasonal pot • Complement your autumn garden with this perennial pot in cool blue to lilac tones that will glow right through the last flush of warm weather

CARE FOR YOUR POT

living the GOOD LIFE • Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is home to many keen gardeners, including Marcelle Nankervis, a working horticulturist and writer. On this small hobby farm 55km out of Melbourne, she and her family grow their own fruit and vegies, harvest honey, catch fish and raise livestock. To see her lifestyle in action, we visited Marcelle as she rolled out of bed at dawn... and asked her to take us through her family’s daily routine

the vegetable garden

meat production

BACK TO NATURE • Marcelle and her family work in harmony with their environment, says JANE EDMANSON

irrigation & watering

maintenance

you've got a FRIEND • Expand your horticultural horizons by joining the Friends group at your local botanic garden, where a whole new world of plants, people and activities awaits, as AB BISHOP reports

surprise & delight • Explore the joys of a partly uncontrolled garden by cultivating a few self-sowers, interminglers and ‘resprouters’, writes MICHAEL McCOY

ANNUALS & BIENNIALS FOR

ANNUALS & PERENNIALS FOR

TREES & SHRUBS FOR

meet the gardeners ILIN SHAOOL & CARISSA LAMBERT • Tending the pocket gardens and native corridors along Bondi’s spectacular coastline is a dream job for these horticulturists

survival of the FITTEST • All daffodils enjoy sub-zero winters, but which ones can also handle a hot, dry summer? JACKIE FRENCH shares her pick of the toughest daffs

the gardener's bucket list • With its spectacular floral displays and garden designs reflecting emerging trends, this event is an inspiration to gardeners and designers around the world, writes JUDY HORTON

WHILE YOU ARE THERE

MARCH a month in the GARDEN • More than 50 jobs to do in your action planner

IN THE PATCH • Horticultural editor and devoted food grower PHIL DUDMAN shows you what to plant, pick and tend in the edible garden this month

the brassica MASSACRE • If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s caterpillars getting into your cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and other brassica crops. PHIL DUDMAN describes a three-pronged strategy to help you avoid the carnage this season

fabulous FIG • A fig tree is a very giving thing, and while it will crop with no assistance, a little bit of the right stuff will give you a great deal of the good stuff, writes JACKIE FRENCH

at a glance

WAYS TO ENJOY FIGS

NUTTY PUMPKINS

MAILBOX

write and win!

Your Insta posts

win a pack win of four GARDEN AND LIFESTYLE BOOKS valued at $ 140

TV • Gardening...


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