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Gardening Australia

Mar 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

STAY IN TOUCH

Garderning Australia

PLANTS • A selection of tried and tested toughies to enliven your garden

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO Bonsai • Curious to give this ancient art a go? JUDY HORTON speaks to three enthusiasts to find out what you need to get started, and tips for success

Dot’s tips

Bonsai BASICS • LEIGH TAAFE ANSWERS SOME COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Marcela’s tips

STEP-BY-STEP RE-POT A BONSAI • Re-potting is an essential part of bonsaiing. Here’s how it’s done.

bells & spires • Mix these delightful cottage favourites into your flower beds for some serious old-world charm, writes MICHAEL McCOY

AUSSIE ICON • The striking Queensland bottle tree and its cousin, the boab, make outstanding feature trees, writes ANGUS STEWART

home away from home • Artist Arthur Streeton planted this retreat for his homesick wife, and the love story continues today

it's the little things... • There are many ways we can help backyard visitors cope with the season’s challenges. AB BISHOP lays out your autumn action plan

share your FOOD

thinking inside THE BOX • Here’s a fun project that puts an old pallet to good use. RON KLEINDIEK shows how to make a cute little planter box to hang off a balcony rail or windowsill

FINDING GOOD PALLETS

what's in a NAME? • The scientific names for plants may look strange, but there’s method in the madness. TIM ENTWISLE unravels the rules to a universal language

SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE

FUN facts

daffs & dividends • A handful of bulbs gives you a better return on investment than anything a banker can offer, writes JACKIE FRENCH

which way up? • Plant your bulbs the right way up and to the right depth with this guide to late winter- and spring-flowering bulbs. Pop them into beds or pots in March, April and May

COMMUNITY spirit • What happens when permaculture ethics and principles are applied beyond your fence line? HANNAH MOLONEY explains how sharing the love, labour and produce can help change the world

street smarts

HELP yourself • A new take on the ‘street library’ gives gardeners a place to share plants and advice, writes COSTA GEORGIADIS

IN THE PATCH

WATARRKA SCHOOL • With the nearest supermarket a day’s road trip away, this remote school has taken ‘grocery shopping’ into its own hands, with spectacular results for the whole community, writes SALLY FELDMAN

WATARRKA FOUNDATION

April issue

PATCH GROW • Florence fennel’s warm, anise flavour makes it the ideal herb for winter, says PHIL DUDMAN

why does my ZUCCHINI PLANT look sick?

what I’ve learnt about... MANGO • The key to good yields of lip-smacking fruit is to keep the tree small and manageable, writes PHIL DUDMAN

NUTS & BOLTS

PREPARE A BED FOR PLANTING • Prepping your patch for autumn planting needn’t be a hard slog. PHIL DUDMAN demonstrates the easy no-dig approach that is gentle on your soil and your back.

MARCH a Month in the GARDEN • 50 seasonal jobs to do in your action planner

Its's time to...

Do it now

In the tropics

MAILBOX

write and win!

Your Insta posts

WIN 1 of 7 Earthlife packs each worth $75

TV • Gardening Australia is on ABC TV every Friday at 7.30pm, and repeated on Sunday at 1.30pm and on ABC iview.

radio • For more...


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

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: February 13, 2022

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OverDrive Magazine

subjects

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

STAY IN TOUCH

Garderning Australia

PLANTS • A selection of tried and tested toughies to enliven your garden

A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO Bonsai • Curious to give this ancient art a go? JUDY HORTON speaks to three enthusiasts to find out what you need to get started, and tips for success

Dot’s tips

Bonsai BASICS • LEIGH TAAFE ANSWERS SOME COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Marcela’s tips

STEP-BY-STEP RE-POT A BONSAI • Re-potting is an essential part of bonsaiing. Here’s how it’s done.

bells & spires • Mix these delightful cottage favourites into your flower beds for some serious old-world charm, writes MICHAEL McCOY

AUSSIE ICON • The striking Queensland bottle tree and its cousin, the boab, make outstanding feature trees, writes ANGUS STEWART

home away from home • Artist Arthur Streeton planted this retreat for his homesick wife, and the love story continues today

it's the little things... • There are many ways we can help backyard visitors cope with the season’s challenges. AB BISHOP lays out your autumn action plan

share your FOOD

thinking inside THE BOX • Here’s a fun project that puts an old pallet to good use. RON KLEINDIEK shows how to make a cute little planter box to hang off a balcony rail or windowsill

FINDING GOOD PALLETS

what's in a NAME? • The scientific names for plants may look strange, but there’s method in the madness. TIM ENTWISLE unravels the rules to a universal language

SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE

FUN facts

daffs & dividends • A handful of bulbs gives you a better return on investment than anything a banker can offer, writes JACKIE FRENCH

which way up? • Plant your bulbs the right way up and to the right depth with this guide to late winter- and spring-flowering bulbs. Pop them into beds or pots in March, April and May

COMMUNITY spirit • What happens when permaculture ethics and principles are applied beyond your fence line? HANNAH MOLONEY explains how sharing the love, labour and produce can help change the world

street smarts

HELP yourself • A new take on the ‘street library’ gives gardeners a place to share plants and advice, writes COSTA GEORGIADIS

IN THE PATCH

WATARRKA SCHOOL • With the nearest supermarket a day’s road trip away, this remote school has taken ‘grocery shopping’ into its own hands, with spectacular results for the whole community, writes SALLY FELDMAN

WATARRKA FOUNDATION

April issue

PATCH GROW • Florence fennel’s warm, anise flavour makes it the ideal herb for winter, says PHIL DUDMAN

why does my ZUCCHINI PLANT look sick?

what I’ve learnt about... MANGO • The key to good yields of lip-smacking fruit is to keep the tree small and manageable, writes PHIL DUDMAN

NUTS & BOLTS

PREPARE A BED FOR PLANTING • Prepping your patch for autumn planting needn’t be a hard slog. PHIL DUDMAN demonstrates the easy no-dig approach that is gentle on your soil and your back.

MARCH a Month in the GARDEN • 50 seasonal jobs to do in your action planner

Its's time to...

Do it now

In the tropics

MAILBOX

write and win!

Your Insta posts

WIN 1 of 7 Earthlife packs each worth $75

TV • Gardening Australia is on ABC TV every Friday at 7.30pm, and repeated on Sunday at 1.30pm and on ABC iview.

radio • For more...


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