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Gardening Australia

Jan 01 2022
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

Gardening Australia

PLANTS • A selection of ornamentals and edible crops to plant now

BOOKS

crepe expectations • Colourful, long flowering, and tough, crepe myrtles certainly earn their keep in the summer garden, writes HELEN YOUNG

cute as a YELLOW BUTTON • Offering clusters of cheerful flowers for most of the year, this low-maintenance native groundcover doesn’t mind being taken for granted, writes AB BISHOP

reach FOR THE stars • Easy to grow, and loved by beneficial insects and gardeners alike, pentas is a plant that keeps you coming back for more, writes STEVE FALCIONI

at a glance

hillside haven • After years of gardening in the unforgiving climate of the Western Australian Wheatbelt, one couple has realised their long-held desire for an abundant cottage garden, writes DERYN THORPE

Summertime, AND THE cuttings are easy • Grab your secateurs, seek out some shade, and start snipping… Now’s a good time to take cuttings of several garden favourites

GOLDEN RULES

good to BEE HOME • Ramp up the number of helpful native pollinators in your garden with a bee hotel, writes JOSH BYRNE

FOOD, glorious FOOD • Ready to take your food growing to the next level? This month, HANNAH MOLONEY shows how using permaculture principles can help get the best produce yields while minimising damage to the land

WIN HANNAH’S BOOK

WHAT’S THE difference? • Ever wondered if there’s a difference between two garden terms, products or ways of doing something? Here are three to wrap your head around…

PLANTS that aren’t PLANTS • Some living organisms are neither plant nor animal. TIM ENTWISLE looks at lichens, fungi and other outliers that may be creeping around your garden

Cool BANANAS • Growing subtropical plants out of their comfort zone is tricky, but not impossible, says JACKIE FRENCH

TV • Gardening Australia resumes Friday, February 18, 2022 at 7.30pm on ABC TV

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

IN THE PATCH

meet the grower LEE SULLIVAN • For this avid home gardener, the only way is up, writes SALLY FELDMAN

LEE’S TIPS FOR VERTICAL GARDENING

SAVVY SEED STORAGE

PLANT IT NOW • A good-looking tree with delicious fruit, jaboticaba is a winner, says PHIL DUDMAN

What’s eating my EGGPLANTS?

What l’ve learnt about... CABBAGE • Time your harvest right if you want large, tasty heads… these brassicas are hardwired to self-destruct, says MICHAEL McCOY

NUTS & BOLTS

fine vining • With the right pot and a few tricks, you can grow your own boutique bunches of grapes at home, writes PHIL DUDMAN

JANUARY a month in the GARDEN • 50 seasonal jobs to do in your action planner

MAILBOX

TWO-TONED ROSE

Wrute and win !

your Insta posts

how to enter

WINNERS

the big picture • Midsummer is the time for settling back and letting go, preferably with a view over the garden, says MICHAEL McCOY


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 100 Publisher: Nextmedia Pty Ltd Edition: Jan 01 2022

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: December 12, 2021

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Home & Garden

Languages

English

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

Gardening Australia

PLANTS • A selection of ornamentals and edible crops to plant now

BOOKS

crepe expectations • Colourful, long flowering, and tough, crepe myrtles certainly earn their keep in the summer garden, writes HELEN YOUNG

cute as a YELLOW BUTTON • Offering clusters of cheerful flowers for most of the year, this low-maintenance native groundcover doesn’t mind being taken for granted, writes AB BISHOP

reach FOR THE stars • Easy to grow, and loved by beneficial insects and gardeners alike, pentas is a plant that keeps you coming back for more, writes STEVE FALCIONI

at a glance

hillside haven • After years of gardening in the unforgiving climate of the Western Australian Wheatbelt, one couple has realised their long-held desire for an abundant cottage garden, writes DERYN THORPE

Summertime, AND THE cuttings are easy • Grab your secateurs, seek out some shade, and start snipping… Now’s a good time to take cuttings of several garden favourites

GOLDEN RULES

good to BEE HOME • Ramp up the number of helpful native pollinators in your garden with a bee hotel, writes JOSH BYRNE

FOOD, glorious FOOD • Ready to take your food growing to the next level? This month, HANNAH MOLONEY shows how using permaculture principles can help get the best produce yields while minimising damage to the land

WIN HANNAH’S BOOK

WHAT’S THE difference? • Ever wondered if there’s a difference between two garden terms, products or ways of doing something? Here are three to wrap your head around…

PLANTS that aren’t PLANTS • Some living organisms are neither plant nor animal. TIM ENTWISLE looks at lichens, fungi and other outliers that may be creeping around your garden

Cool BANANAS • Growing subtropical plants out of their comfort zone is tricky, but not impossible, says JACKIE FRENCH

TV • Gardening Australia resumes Friday, February 18, 2022 at 7.30pm on ABC TV

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

IN THE PATCH

meet the grower LEE SULLIVAN • For this avid home gardener, the only way is up, writes SALLY FELDMAN

LEE’S TIPS FOR VERTICAL GARDENING

SAVVY SEED STORAGE

PLANT IT NOW • A good-looking tree with delicious fruit, jaboticaba is a winner, says PHIL DUDMAN

What’s eating my EGGPLANTS?

What l’ve learnt about... CABBAGE • Time your harvest right if you want large, tasty heads… these brassicas are hardwired to self-destruct, says MICHAEL McCOY

NUTS & BOLTS

fine vining • With the right pot and a few tricks, you can grow your own boutique bunches of grapes at home, writes PHIL DUDMAN

JANUARY a month in the GARDEN • 50 seasonal jobs to do in your action planner

MAILBOX

TWO-TONED ROSE

Wrute and win !

your Insta posts

how to enter

WINNERS

the big picture • Midsummer is the time for settling back and letting go, preferably with a view over the garden, says MICHAEL McCOY


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