Also known as Amazon lily (Eucharis grandiflora), is a member of the Amaryllis
family and was originally collected along the Rio Magdalena.
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has urged the community to be on the lookout for parthenium weed, Parthenium hysterophorus, following confirmation
of the first incursion of the weed in Sydney.
As if the beautiful spring blossom of the plum were not enough to make it a lovely small tree choice for the home garden, it also deliver splump juicy
fruit for eating, stewing, bottling, drying and cooking. The only question is which plum to plump for. Here we consider the options.
This easy batter pudding, fragrant with late-summer fruit, is delicious warm from the oven, and any leftovers are just as good served cold for a breakfast
treat with a dollop of thick yoghurt.
The houseplant community has christened its collectible rarities ‘unicorn plants’.Linda is a unicorn hunter and grows her burgeoning collection in her
indoor tropical jungle, occasionally giving them a summer holiday outdoors under the banksia.
Rippon Lea’s fernery is a rare gem of 19th century Australian gardening, and a favourite spot for the Gardens Manager of the National Trust Victoria.
Keep both pets and snail-sensitive plants safe with these solutions.
Best known for sauvignon blanc, the Marlborough region in the north of New Zealand's South Island is also a centre of great garden making. Barewood is
one of the gems.
Empress of Brazil seems to have captured everyone’s imagination as they start to flower late summer. Learn more about this beauty.
Plants in pots need the right nutrients, water, air and a quality potting mix to live happily ever after.
This recipe is easy to increase to meet your chilli surplus. Every year I team up with my father-in-law for our Chilli Jam Day - We turn six kilograms
of chilli into 25 jars of delicious ruby-red sticky jam.
Rosemary is a reliable stalwart in the herb garden. We love it finely chopped and pressed with fresh pepper on to steaks before barbecuing or sprinkled
over roasting potatoes. This cake shows off rosemary’s sweet side.
While subsoil drainage, such as drainage grates, gravel pits and sumps, are effective in light rain, heavy downpours overwhelm pipes and the water sheets
across the landscape. Arno King has some tips top help cope when the heavens open up.
The flamboyantly tropical members of the family are best known, but these chorus girls of summer are not the family’s only gems.
Growing berries is not a cinch - they have fierce thorns, troublesome pruning rules and require commitment (and hardware) to keep wildlife away from ripening
fruit. But if berry-stained lips sound to you like a rich reward, take notes from Linda’s masterclass, and plant in winter.
Sweet pineapple and toasty coconut are always a happy combination and they make this cake mouth-wateringly delicious.
It’s easy to see why the common name for the dramatic Brugmansia is angel’s trumpet. These sub-tropical beauties offer months of flowers and fragrance,
all in an easy-care package.
Take a treasure home! Talk to the experts. Grow a garden. Be inspired by Australia’s largest plant fair coming to the Hawkesbury in late March.
Trumpet flowers create impact with their size, profusion and hot colour tones. Not for gardeners who prefer soft romantic pastels, these subtropical stunners
are for those who love bold brassy colour and want to create a ‘holiday-at-home’ feel.
More recipes for your apple harvest.
Pick delicious crisp apples from your own Garden of Eden! Apples are commonly grown in Victoria, Tasmania and cooler areas of western Australia, South
Australia and New South Wales, and are becoming easier to grow due to improved disease resistance.
A cool-climate garden of five acres gives Sue and Wayne Tapping room to grow the beauties they love. Here they share what’s keeping them busy this spring
The freshness of fennel and lemon add a modern zing to our favourite cold soup for hot days.
Is this old place England’s most exciting contemporary garden?
Jeremy Critchley’s Green Gallery Nursery developed a focus on indoor plants once he moved into an apartment and wanted something different.
We're all white for summer
Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a boy to join her naturalist lover on Louis de Bougainville’s great expedition. A fine botanist in her own right, Jeanne
is now thought to have collected the first specimens of bougainvillea in the jungles of Brazil.
In January, clip, snip, mow and trim. It's time for the post festive clean-up in the garden
In February, humidity is at its summer peak. The garden will need a helping-hand to get through the next few weeks and into the cooler weather.
Diamond Membership – a brand new level of membership and let me tell you, it’s the best one yet.
Cool as a cucumber is the taste of summer.