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Gardening Australia

Jul 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

bright sparks • Cinerarias add glorious colour to the garden, and their blue, pink and purple shades lift the spirits in winter, writes JANE EDMANSON

new look WATTLES • Meet the modern wattle… there’s a plant for every garden, everywhere, says native plant expert ANGUS STEWART

PICK OF THE BUNCH • Add these wattles to even the smallest garden for their flowers, foliage and compact growth.

DID YOU KNOW?

THE indoor pot • Like to be up to the minute with your indoor plants? Here’s a tantalising glamour pot featuring current trends, such as mini monstera, reflective leaves and gorgeous leaf paterns

CARE FOR YOUR POT

labour of LOVE • Transforming paddocks of scrub into a beautiful property takes hard work and determination, and this self-sufficient owner has it in spades

WINTER warmers • Josh and his kids make a dispenser for birds to help themselves to nesting material, Millie repurposes an old mop bucket and logs into cute containers, and Tino and family show us how they use a ‘charbecue’ to keep warm and nourish the soil

GET THE GEAR

manage tose WINTER WOES • Mid-year challenges such as frost, puddles and lack of colour can all be overcome with a little planning and common sense, writes MICHAEL McCOY

WHAT’S THE difference? • Ever wondered if there’s a difference between two garden products, tools or ways of doing something? Here are three to get you thinking…

crimes against COMPOST • A good, sweet compost heap is all about balance. JACKIE FRENCH looks at how you can avoid six common misdeeds

the gardener’s bucket list • Taking in this spectacular site on the South Island of New Zealand is a treat for gardeners and history buffs, writes JUDY HORTON

WHILE YOU ARE THERE

NICKI McKAY • This passionate food gardener has experimented with everything from aquaponics to straw bale gardens to turn a windy site in the subtropics into a triumph, writes SALLY FELDMAN

GROW WITH THE FLOW • Nicki shares what she has learnt so far about growing edibles in the subtropics.

PLANT IT NOW • Luscious plums can be planted now as bare-rooted trees, but some need a partner, writes PHIL DUDMAN

why won’t my CHOKO grow?

the right MIX • Walk into a nursery and there’s a whole aisle (and then some!) dedicated to potting mixes. TAMMY HUYNH explains how to choose a mix or make your own

how to MAKE YOUR OWN

ADDITIVES for POTTING MIX

what I’ve learnt about... WOMBOK • Chinese cabbage is easy to grow, and it’s a versatile vegetable in the kitchen, writes PHIL DUDMAN

MRS HONG’S KIMCHI

THE NUTS & BOLTS

STEP-BY-STEP FORCE RHUBARB

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

It's time to...

GROW SPROUTS ON THE WINDOWSILL

Do it now

RAISE YOUR POTS

CITRUS GALL WASP

SPRINKLE ORGANIC PLANT FOOD

Edible garden

ISOLATE CUT DAFFODILS

Top tip

grow plants with red winter leaves

In the tropics

REJUVENATE TIRED MINT

pot up some POPPIES

BEAUTIFUL 'BIRDS'... BUT BEWARE THE SEEDS

MAILBOX

TIMELESS PARTING GIFT

write and win!

LIVING WATER

Your Insta posts

TV • Gardening Australia is on ABC TV...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 100 Publisher: Nextmedia Pty Ltd Edition: Jul 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

bright sparks • Cinerarias add glorious colour to the garden, and their blue, pink and purple shades lift the spirits in winter, writes JANE EDMANSON

new look WATTLES • Meet the modern wattle… there’s a plant for every garden, everywhere, says native plant expert ANGUS STEWART

PICK OF THE BUNCH • Add these wattles to even the smallest garden for their flowers, foliage and compact growth.

DID YOU KNOW?

THE indoor pot • Like to be up to the minute with your indoor plants? Here’s a tantalising glamour pot featuring current trends, such as mini monstera, reflective leaves and gorgeous leaf paterns

CARE FOR YOUR POT

labour of LOVE • Transforming paddocks of scrub into a beautiful property takes hard work and determination, and this self-sufficient owner has it in spades

WINTER warmers • Josh and his kids make a dispenser for birds to help themselves to nesting material, Millie repurposes an old mop bucket and logs into cute containers, and Tino and family show us how they use a ‘charbecue’ to keep warm and nourish the soil

GET THE GEAR

manage tose WINTER WOES • Mid-year challenges such as frost, puddles and lack of colour can all be overcome with a little planning and common sense, writes MICHAEL McCOY

WHAT’S THE difference? • Ever wondered if there’s a difference between two garden products, tools or ways of doing something? Here are three to get you thinking…

crimes against COMPOST • A good, sweet compost heap is all about balance. JACKIE FRENCH looks at how you can avoid six common misdeeds

the gardener’s bucket list • Taking in this spectacular site on the South Island of New Zealand is a treat for gardeners and history buffs, writes JUDY HORTON

WHILE YOU ARE THERE

NICKI McKAY • This passionate food gardener has experimented with everything from aquaponics to straw bale gardens to turn a windy site in the subtropics into a triumph, writes SALLY FELDMAN

GROW WITH THE FLOW • Nicki shares what she has learnt so far about growing edibles in the subtropics.

PLANT IT NOW • Luscious plums can be planted now as bare-rooted trees, but some need a partner, writes PHIL DUDMAN

why won’t my CHOKO grow?

the right MIX • Walk into a nursery and there’s a whole aisle (and then some!) dedicated to potting mixes. TAMMY HUYNH explains how to choose a mix or make your own

how to MAKE YOUR OWN

ADDITIVES for POTTING MIX

what I’ve learnt about... WOMBOK • Chinese cabbage is easy to grow, and it’s a versatile vegetable in the kitchen, writes PHIL DUDMAN

MRS HONG’S KIMCHI

THE NUTS & BOLTS

STEP-BY-STEP FORCE RHUBARB

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

It's time to...

GROW SPROUTS ON THE WINDOWSILL

Do it now

RAISE YOUR POTS

CITRUS GALL WASP

SPRINKLE ORGANIC PLANT FOOD

Edible garden

ISOLATE CUT DAFFODILS

Top tip

grow plants with red winter leaves

In the tropics

REJUVENATE TIRED MINT

pot up some POPPIES

BEAUTIFUL 'BIRDS'... BUT BEWARE THE SEEDS

MAILBOX

TIMELESS PARTING GIFT

write and win!

LIVING WATER

Your Insta posts

TV • Gardening Australia is on ABC TV...


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