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Keep in touch with what we're doing, there's always something going on. Our team has been busy gathering interesting, helpful and exciting stories for you to enjoy. Seasonal inspiration from our garden to yours.

Radio Round Up May 28-29

Radio Round Up May 28-29

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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Australia’s 5000 Poppies hits the International Stage

Australia’s 5000 Poppies hits the International Stage

Graham Ross reports on the roll out of hundreds of thousands handmade poppies which have arrived at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in tribute to those who have served in war

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Radio Round Up May 21 - 22

Radio Round Up May 21 - 22

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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Radio Round Up May 14 - 15

Radio Round Up May 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, and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday


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In Wendy's Garden

In Wendy's Garden

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How to: Strike your own Queen of the Night cuttings

How to: Strike your own Queen of the Night cuttings

For stunning contrast of texture and form, huge repeat flowering and fragrance to die for there is nothing quite like the Queen of the Night orchid cactus, a plant that is as easy to propagate from cuttings as it is to grow.


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Radio Round Up April 30 - May 1

Radio Round Up April 30 - May 1

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 April 23 - 24

Radio Round Up April 23 - 24

 

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 April 16 - 17

Radio Round Up April 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, and 4BC Brisbane every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am.


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Radio Round Up April 2 - 3

Radio Round Up April 2 - 3

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Radio Round Up March 26 - 27

Radio Round Up March 26 - 27

What did we 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Radio Round Up March 19 - 20

Radio Round Up March 19 - 20

What did we 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Hot Off the Press - Drum Roll Please

Hot Off the Press - Drum Roll Please

Drum roll please for Gold Medal Garden and Best in Show - check out all angles of this lovely show garden at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

 


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Radio Round Up March 12 - 13

Radio Round Up March 12 - 13

What did we 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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South East Queensland Garden Report March 2016

South East Queensland Garden Report March 2016

The days are starting to cool off and it's a very pleasant time to get stuck into the garden. Before you know it, the day has gone. We’ve been waiting patiently for the ‘wet’ to finally arrive and, and moisten the soil. Now that it’s started to rain, there has been a great surge of growth.


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Radio Round Up March 5 - 6

Radio Round Up March 5 - 6

What did we 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

 


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Radio Round Up February 13 - 14

Radio Round Up February 13 - 14

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Radio Round Up February 6 - 7

Radio Round Up February 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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3 Hibiscus you need in your garden

3 Hibiscus you need in your garden

The flamboyantly tropical members of the family are best known, but these chorus girls of summer are not the family’s only gems. Here are the must-have hibiscus we just can’t live without.

 


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Radio Round Up January 30 - 31

Radio Round Up January 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

 


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Radio Round Up January 23 - 24

Radio Round Up January 23 - 24

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Where would we Bee without pollinators?

Where would we Bee without pollinators?

Bees are at the heart of the grow-your-own game. No bees, no pollination, no fruit. So what's the key to a good harvest, a great floral display and the general well-Bee-ing of your garden? Why, the humble, bumble Bee, of course.


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Canna from Heaven

Canna from Heaven

If it’s an explosion of tropical opulence, dramatic flower colours and exotic foliage you’re after, then feast your eyes on the new varieties of canna. Graham Ross reveals how they liven up the garden with minimal effort from the gardener.


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Radio Round Up December 19 - 20

Radio Round Up December 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Cheryl Boyd's Stringybark Cottage

Cheryl Boyd's Stringybark Cottage

The first time I visited Cheryl Boyd at her home, Stringybark Cottage, I had an inkling that magic was in the air as I bumped along the driveway through bush thick with blackbutt, bloodwood, tallowwood and stringybark.


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Christmas Hamper 2015

Christmas Hamper 2015

What's in the 2015 Garden Clinic Christmas Hamper?

You won't believe what we've crammed into the box this year. Over $330 of value for only $149.95

 


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Radio Round Up December 12 – 13

Radio Round Up December 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Radio Round Up December 5 - 6

Radio Round Up December 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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It's Time To: December

It's Time To: December

The silly season in the garden means more champagne and less work. Ensure you have some comfortable seats in leafy shade and toast to the year’s horticultural successes

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Radio Round Up November 28 - 29

Radio Round Up November 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

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Pot Shots

Pot Shots

To celebrate the first heatwave of the season we delve into what plants will survive today and what designers are doing to show them off.


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50 Shades of White

50 Shades of White

Whether you dream of an all-white affair or just love having a mass of snow-white flowers to fill your garden, the Ross family garden is a white-out, alluring drifts of bleached blossoms are everywhere. And white flowers have the added benefit of cooling you down - essential on a day like today. 


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Radio Round Up November 21 - 22

Radio Round Up November 21 - 22

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

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Protect your plants from sunburn: Put on the shades

Protect your plants from sunburn: Put on the shades

With temperatures predicted to soar during the next few days, many gardeners need to give their gardens some instant shade! 

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Radio Round Up November 14 - 15

Radio Round Up November 14 - 15

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.


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Radio Round Up November 7 - 8

Radio Round Up November 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

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Tis the Season for Purple Haze

Tis the Season for Purple Haze

To me, the arrival of summer means thunderstorms, cicadas, beach nippers, mango Weiss bars and streets awash with the magnificent purple-blue haze of Jacaranda. But did you know the Jacaranda wood is used for the body of acoustic guitars? Practical and pretty, we celebrate the Jacaranda season.

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Radio Round Up October 31- November 1

Radio Round Up October 31- November 1

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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, 5 to 8am in Brisbane.

 

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Tomato Tragic's 3 Golden Rules

Tomato Tragic's 3 Golden Rules

I want to inspire you to grow tomatoes, but I’d be fibbing if I told you it was going to be easy. But it’s definitely worth the effort! Here are the tomato-tragic’s three golden rules.

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Radio Round Up October 24-25

Radio Round Up October 24-25

Broadcasting live from Parliament House in Canberra the Garden Clinic is in the ACT this week at the Canberra Home Show. Here’s what we talked about.

 

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The Wrap Up: Brisbane International Garden Show 2015

The Wrap Up: Brisbane International Garden Show 2015

The Brisbane International Garden Show 2015 has exceeded expectations and offered the gardening public loads of inspiration with new plants, talented young designers, and words of wisdom from the experts.

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You've Got Mail (Order) The Plant Collector

You've Got Mail (Order) The Plant Collector

Our dear friend, Peta Trahar has a few confessions to make.She has inherited the 'plant-loving gene', and try as she might, cannot resist the allure of rare and unusual plants. Peta's magnificent garden in the Blue Mountains of NSW is full of botanical beauties inspired by her childhood and background in landscape design.   

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Radio Round Up October 17 - 18

Radio Round Up October 17 - 18

Graham has been visiting gardens this week from Mittagong, Blue Mountains to Brisbane. Sandra has been travelling from Bermagui to Berry Garden Festival. Linda was at Mermaid Beach. If there was a week that celebrates spring – this was it. We hope you got to see something special

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Radio Round-Up October 10 - 11

Radio Round-Up October 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am!

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The Wrap Up: Victorian Spring Garden and Lifestyle Show

The Wrap Up: Victorian Spring Garden and Lifestyle Show

In person on the beautiful Mornington Penninsula, Graham Ross and the Garden Clinic team hit the road to bring you a window onto the Victorian Spring Garden & Lifestyle Show for 2015.

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Radio Round Up October 3 - 4

Radio Round Up October 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am!

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Radio Round Up September 26-27

Radio Round Up September 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am!

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Wisteria Hysteria

Wisteria Hysteria

To sit or stand underneath a flowering wisteria vine in full bloom, gazing through the mauve veil of flowers, inhaling the scent, and listening to the bees is bliss. A wisteria in full beautiful bloom escaping up a random tree will stop traffic, but as we mention here you don't need a garden to grow one.

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Radio Round Up September 19-20

Radio Round Up September 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 every Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 9am!

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Ditch Short-Lasting Daisies for Everlasting Daisies

Ditch Short-Lasting Daisies for Everlasting Daisies

Leave seed sown meadows of paper daisies to the experts. We have much more successful daisies for you to grow.  

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