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Garden Radio Round Up June 24 - 25

Garden Radio Round Up June 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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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2017 Winter Master Gardeners’ Eco-Organic Pack

2017 Winter Master Gardeners’ Eco-Organic Pack

Whats in the 2017 Winter Master Gardeners’ Eco-Organic Pack? All of the ingredients to make our Magic Mix plus our favourite 8L sprayer

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Garden Radio Round Up June 17 - 18

Garden Radio Round Up June 17 - 18

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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Camellia japonica

Camellia japonica

The Camellia japonica is the queen of winter, unrivalled for glamour, yet she is down to earth, easy to manage and long-lived. Graham Ross has the details.

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Know your: aloes

Know your: aloes

Aloes light up winter with their brilliant spikes of flowers. The new hybrids offer dramatic colour combinations, and some of the species also deserve a spot at your place. Here’s a handful to consider.

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Garden Radio Round Up June 3 - 4

Garden Radio Round Up June 3 - 4

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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 27 - 28

Garden Radio Round Up May 27 - 28

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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 20 - 21

Garden Radio Round Up May 20 - 21

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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 13 - 14

Garden Radio Round Up May 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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 6 - 7

Garden Radio Round Up May 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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 29 - 30

Garden Radio Round Up April 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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 22 - 23

Garden Radio Round Up April 22 - 23

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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 15 - 16

Garden Radio Round Up April 15 - 16

What did Sandra & 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 and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 1 - 2

Garden Radio Round Up April 1 - 2

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 March 25 - 26

Garden Radio Round Up March 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 eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Autumn Jobs

Autumn Jobs

Autumn is often referred to as the best time of the year by gardeners. Soft soil, cooler weather and plenty of rainy days to bed all the new treasures in. With a little elbow-grease now the garden will give back colour and abundance all year.

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Garden Radio Round Up March 18 - 19

Garden Radio Round Up March 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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New at Collectors' 2017: Old-School Flower Show

New at Collectors' 2017: Old-School Flower Show

Gardening is for everyone, and the Collectors' Plant Fair want everyone to share their gardening success at the fair this year. For the first time ever Collectors' will stage an Old School Flower Show. So bring a flower to exhibit at the show. Great prizes are on offer and everyone's welcome!

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Garden Radio Round Up March 11 - 12

Garden Radio Round Up March 11 - 12

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 eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Meet Sarah Glover: the best chef you've never heard of

Meet Sarah Glover: the best chef you've never heard of

In honour of International Women's Day we salute our friend and foodie, Sarah Glover, who has been known to frequent the Ross family garden and kitchen, taking produce and making masterpieces! Sarah often takes her craft outdoors and in her latest book, 'WILD - Adventure Cookbook' showcases her recipes from around Australia featuring stunning images by Luisa Brimble.

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Garden Radio Round Up March 4 - 5

Garden Radio Round Up March 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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Garden Radio Round Up February 25 - 26

Garden Radio Round Up February 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 eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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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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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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