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Gardening Australia

Aug 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

sweet sensation • Planted in pots or carpeting the ground, freesias are one of those classic, early-spring delights, writes JUDY HORTON

sitting pretty • Evergreen, drought-tolerant and oh so lovely, tea-trees usher in spring with a profusion of blossom that attracts bees and other pollinators, writes AB BISHOP

TOP CHOICES FOR THE HOME GARDEN

BLACK magic • Add a little drama to your garden or indoor plant selection with these striking dark-leafed beauties, writes DERYN THORPE

COOL change • The heavens opened as Wychwood’s new owners arrived at the garden gate, but that was just the start of the adventure

VISIT WYCHWOOD

your citrus CARE GUIDE • As the harvest comes to an end, and flowers start appearing ahead of the next crop, it’s an important time on the citrus calendar. There’s training and pruning to be done, feeding and watering, and potential pests to deal with. It’s also time to think about planting new varieties, if you want to expand your collection. PHIL DUDMAN takes you step-by-step through some of the most vital seasonal tasks

late to the party? • The first whiff of spring is a joyful time for gardeners – unless you left your run a bit late, or didn’t even get started! Here are 10 ways to salvage the situation

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

DO NOT DISTURB • Doing less really is more when encouraging beneficial fungi activity in your garden, writes MATT REES-WARREN

fancy a CUPPA? • Do you have special teacups or maybe a chipped teapot that you rarely use? JACKIE FRENCH shares a creative way to enjoy them every day

TV

While we’re m away

radio • For more details about coverage in your area, phone 139 994 or visit reception.abc.net.au

IN THE PATCH

meet the grower MONIQUE COLLINS • From wedding roses to winter brassicas, Monique’s gardening journey has been one of trial, error and triumphs, writes SALLY FELDMAN

MONIQUE’S TIPS FOR NEW GARDENERS

PATCH GROW • Globe artichokes make an easy-care and very handsome addition to the patch, writes PHIL DUDMAN

whats ' wrong with my ONIONS?

what I’ve learnt about... POTATOES • Spuds are a much-loved crop in Tassie, and TINO CARNEVALE has a few valuable tips to share

THE NUTS & BOLTS

pomes in POTS • Apples and pears are surprisingly adaptable for container growing, as MARCELLE NANKERVIS explains

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

What’s this?

It's time to...

Do it now

prune lavender

Edible garden

SMOTHER LAWN WEEDS

In the tropics

VISIT NATIVE GARDENS FOR INSPIRATION

BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

MAILBOX

RAINBOW CONNECTION

write and win!

Your Insta posts

ELEMENTS OF SURPRISE

win 1 of 5 FRUIT SALAD TREES each valued at $ 69.95

W I N 1 of 5 COMPOSTA WORM FARMS each worth $ 99

how to enter

WINNERS

the big picture • For oaks, elms and other deciduous trees, winter beauty is all about the bones and those amazing silhouettes, writes MICHAEL McCOY


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

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  • Release date: July 11, 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

sweet sensation • Planted in pots or carpeting the ground, freesias are one of those classic, early-spring delights, writes JUDY HORTON

sitting pretty • Evergreen, drought-tolerant and oh so lovely, tea-trees usher in spring with a profusion of blossom that attracts bees and other pollinators, writes AB BISHOP

TOP CHOICES FOR THE HOME GARDEN

BLACK magic • Add a little drama to your garden or indoor plant selection with these striking dark-leafed beauties, writes DERYN THORPE

COOL change • The heavens opened as Wychwood’s new owners arrived at the garden gate, but that was just the start of the adventure

VISIT WYCHWOOD

your citrus CARE GUIDE • As the harvest comes to an end, and flowers start appearing ahead of the next crop, it’s an important time on the citrus calendar. There’s training and pruning to be done, feeding and watering, and potential pests to deal with. It’s also time to think about planting new varieties, if you want to expand your collection. PHIL DUDMAN takes you step-by-step through some of the most vital seasonal tasks

late to the party? • The first whiff of spring is a joyful time for gardeners – unless you left your run a bit late, or didn’t even get started! Here are 10 ways to salvage the situation

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

DO NOT DISTURB • Doing less really is more when encouraging beneficial fungi activity in your garden, writes MATT REES-WARREN

fancy a CUPPA? • Do you have special teacups or maybe a chipped teapot that you rarely use? JACKIE FRENCH shares a creative way to enjoy them every day

TV

While we’re m away

radio • For more details about coverage in your area, phone 139 994 or visit reception.abc.net.au

IN THE PATCH

meet the grower MONIQUE COLLINS • From wedding roses to winter brassicas, Monique’s gardening journey has been one of trial, error and triumphs, writes SALLY FELDMAN

MONIQUE’S TIPS FOR NEW GARDENERS

PATCH GROW • Globe artichokes make an easy-care and very handsome addition to the patch, writes PHIL DUDMAN

whats ' wrong with my ONIONS?

what I’ve learnt about... POTATOES • Spuds are a much-loved crop in Tassie, and TINO CARNEVALE has a few valuable tips to share

THE NUTS & BOLTS

pomes in POTS • Apples and pears are surprisingly adaptable for container growing, as MARCELLE NANKERVIS explains

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

What’s this?

It's time to...

Do it now

prune lavender

Edible garden

SMOTHER LAWN WEEDS

In the tropics

VISIT NATIVE GARDENS FOR INSPIRATION

BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

MAILBOX

RAINBOW CONNECTION

write and win!

Your Insta posts

ELEMENTS OF SURPRISE

win 1 of 5 FRUIT SALAD TREES each valued at $ 69.95

W I N 1 of 5 COMPOSTA WORM FARMS each worth $ 99

how to enter

WINNERS

the big picture • For oaks, elms and other deciduous trees, winter beauty is all about the bones and those amazing silhouettes, writes MICHAEL McCOY


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