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Garden Radio Round Up February 18 - 19

Garden Radio Round Up February 18 - 19

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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2017 Vegie Pack

2017 Vegie Pack

Whats in the 2017 Vegie Pack? Everything you need to ensure a great harvest from your vegie patch.

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Garden Radio Round Up February 11 - 12

Garden Radio Round Up February 11 - 12

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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In My Garden: Michael McCoy

In My Garden: Michael McCoy

Garden designer, writer, tv presenter and Ross Tours leader, Michael McCoy, gardens in the Macedon ranges of Victoria. See what happens in his garden in summer.

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Garden Radio Round Up February 4 - 5

Garden Radio Round Up February 4 - 5

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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5 trouble-shooting tips for perfect passionfruit

5 trouble-shooting tips for perfect passionfruit

Is your passionfruit giving you problems? Don't dispair, it happens to the best of gardeners. The good news is they can be easy, productive and are great for bringing in the pollinators!

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Garden Radio Round Up January 28 - 29

Garden Radio Round Up January 28 - 29

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up January 21 - 22

Garden Radio Round Up January 21 - 22

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up January 14 - 15

Garden Radio Round Up January 14 - 15

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up January 7 - 8

Garden Radio Round Up January 7 - 8

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up NYE 2016

Garden Radio Round Up NYE 2016

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up December 17 - 18

Garden Radio Round Up December 17 - 18

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up December 10 - 11

Garden Radio Round Up December 10 - 11

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up December 3 - 4

Garden Radio Round Up December 3 - 4

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up November 26 - 27

Garden Radio Round Up November 26 - 27

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up November 19 - 20

Garden Radio Round Up November 19 - 20

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up November 12 - 13

Garden Radio Round Up November 12 - 13

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up November 5 - 6

Garden Radio Round Up November 5 - 6

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up October 29 - 30

Garden Radio Round Up October 29 - 30

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up October 22 - 23

Garden Radio Round Up October 22 - 23

What did Linda talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Celebrating spring at Mayfield Garden

Celebrating spring at Mayfield Garden

Little did we know, a world class private garden that is always open to the public is just over the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. And this week Mayfield Garden is hosting it's Spring Fair. What better reason to go west this spring and see what all the fuss is about

 


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Garden Radio Round Up October 15 - 16

Garden Radio Round Up October 15 - 16

What did Linda and Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up October 8 - 9

Garden Radio Round Up October 8 - 9

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up October 1 - 2

Garden Radio Round Up October 1 - 2

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

 



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How to create an orchid tree

How to create an orchid tree

Inspired by a trip to Singapore and the gorgeous Gardens of the Bay, Graham decided to create an orchid tree.

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Garden Radio Round Up September 24 - 25

Garden Radio Round Up September 24 - 25

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Meet Claire Bickle

Meet Claire Bickle

Meet Claire Bickle, Garden Clinic's newest expert. Claire Bickle writes, talks and lives horticulture and sustainability. An expert on subtropical gardening, she’s also a self-confessed ‘poultry tragic’ and the Garden Clinic go-to for advice on backyard birds. Claire will be running a Jump Into Spring Class at this years Brisbane International Garden Show. Book now and come join in the fun.


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Spring at Bronte House

Spring at Bronte House

Bronte House does not open to the public often. So when the opportunity arises gardeners line up to catch a glimpse of this Sydney treasure. Catch Sandra Ross there at the Spring Open Day, September 18 2016. Carla Petit has been looking after the garden for four years, continuing a tradition of highly skilled gardeners who have cared for this histric house and garden. Here she tell us what's happening.


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Garden Radio Round Up September 10 - 11

Garden Radio Round Up September 10 - 11

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Bee friendly lavender

Bee friendly lavender

Bees love lavender. Long used for its aromatic and healing properties, it is also a very versatile and beautiful herb well worth the space it deserves in your garden.

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Better Homes and Gardens Live is back

Better Homes and Gardens Live is back

Better Homes and Gardens Live returns to offer creative inspiration to Sydney and Melbourne in 2016.The event will be held 16-18 September at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, and 14-16 October at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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Garden Radio Round Up September 3 - 4

Garden Radio Round Up September 3 - 4

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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4 key tips for awesome azaleas

4 key tips for awesome azaleas

Azaleas bring in spring with a blaze of glory. We love them in hot pinks and bold magentas, in pale pastels and in pure clean white. But in warm subtropical areas these are not set-and-forget plants. Here are the 4 keys to get the most from your azaleas this spring.

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Garden Radio Round Up August 27 - 28

Garden Radio Round Up August 27 - 28

What did Linda talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Casablanca lilies

Casablanca lilies

Casablanca lilies symbolise elegance, grace and glamour. They’re easy to grow, or you can simply buy a bunch and arrange them for long lasting colour. Linda Ross shares how.


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Garden Radio Round Up August 20 - 21

Garden Radio Round Up August 20 - 21

What did Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Garden Radio Round Up August 13 - 14

Garden Radio Round Up August 13 - 14

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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3 must-see gardens near Havana Cuba

3 must-see gardens near Havana Cuba

World travellers have descended upon Cuba in recent years tempted by her palm-fringed turquoise beaches, the flavour of a good dark rum and the sound of joyfully rhythmic afro-cuban music. Nostalgia-inducing vistas of her pastel toned architecture and old American cars, rumbling slow down cobbled streetscapes are some of the images we all associate with Cuba. But it’s not all classic Chevies and cigars. Here Dan Wheatley gives the garden traveller something to get excited about.


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Arno's South East QLD Report

Arno's South East QLD Report

Today at my place, its 25 degrees with 60% humidity and we’ve just had a summer hunderstorm, and this week the temps have been in the mid 20s with nights in mid teens. Its all come a month early. However I wouldn’t be surprised if we have another cool spell over the next month.

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Garden Radio Round Up August 6 - 7

Garden Radio Round Up August 6 - 7

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Radio Round Up July 30 - 31

Radio Round Up July 30 - 31

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Myrtle rust - a threat to the Australian landscape and plant industries

Myrtle rust - a threat to the Australian landscape and plant industries

The Australian Myrtaceae family of plants, including eucalypts, tea tree and paperbark, and associated plant industries are under threat from a devastating disease called myrtle rust.

 

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6 frequently asked questions about rose pruning

6 frequently asked questions about rose pruning

How hard should one prune a rose? Much harder than most gardeners expect! Here are some of the other frequently asked questions answered about pruning roses


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Radio Round Up July 23 - 24

Radio Round Up July 23 - 24

What did Linda & Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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5 awesome ideas from Hidden Garden Design Festival

5 awesome ideas from Hidden Garden Design Festival

If it's awesome garden ideas you want this years Hidden Garden Design Festival did not disappoint. Robin Powell shares some tips and trends from the professionals who showed gardens in 2016.


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Radio Round Up July 16 - 17

Radio Round Up July 16 - 17

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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Radio Round Up live from the QLD Garden Expo

Radio Round Up live from the QLD Garden Expo

What did Graham talk about live from the QLD Garden Expo on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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4 of the best NSW Spring flower festival regions

4 of the best NSW Spring flower festival regions

Winter may be in full swing. But most gardeners can barely contain their excitement about the promises of the spring to come. Sandra Ross will give you something to look forward to. She traveled the NSW spring festival circuit last year and lists here her favourite destinations.

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Radio Round Up July 2 - 3

Radio Round Up July 2 - 3

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

 


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Radio Round Up June 25 - 26

Radio Round Up June 25 - 26

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

 


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