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Phillip Johnson's Dandenon Ranges house and garden. Photography: Claire Tackas. Chelsea Flower Show winner Phillip Johnson's corner of paradise Australian horticulturist Phillip Johnson has claimed best in show at this year's Chelsea Flower Show with his ecologically... Flowers for Christmas Flowers for Christmas If you pruned your roses back after their spring spectacular, and fed and watered them, you should... Thinkstock A passion for poppies For years I thought poppies were one of the glories of spring and summer — stunning sprawls of...
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In bloom: Edible Flowers In bloom: Edible Flowers Flowers are not an ingredient we typically include in our cooking, but many herbs and plants produce...
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Getty Images Good plain scents Once upon a time lavender was supposed to be the sexiest of scents. Sheets and underclothes were...
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The delights of daisies The delights of daisies If I were to choose one bush that would give flowers for most of the year, or even all year round in...
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Moon Gardens Moon Gardens Jackie French shows you how to turn on a little magic in your garden at night...
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Think pink! Think pink!

One dreary winter’s day… One dreary office desk… Add one pot of bright pink cyclamen…

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Camellias: The queen of winter flowers Camellias: The queen of winter flowers Camellias are perhaps our best loved winter bloomer, cheering up many a grey winter day. But often...
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Photo by Getty Images New looks for an old-fashioned darling Want a gorgeous big flower that blooms in sun or light shade, doesn’t need watering, pruning,...
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Violets in all shapes and sizes Not-so-shrinking violets [photo: snappermedia] It isn't raining rain, you know ... it's raining violets. ('Singing In the...
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Wattle bush The great spring spectaculars This is the month garden photographers dream of — flowers, flowers, flowers, flowers! Even...
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Potted plant Going potty: Good things to grow in pots There are very few plants you can't grow in a pot. Of course, growing them in a garden is... poinsettia Choose a native - Topiary lillyilly and poinsettias Topiary lillypilly The topiary lillypilly are expensive, usually between $50 and $200. But they are...
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roses Guide to growing the very best roses If you ask 10 women for their favourite flower, nine of them will say 'roses', and the 10th will...
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roses Planting and feeding roses When to plant your roses Now — spring to early summer. Because most roses bloom most...
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roses Why roses may fail to bloom abundantly Shade Roses won't bloom in dense shade. Check they haven't been overgrown by a tree or shrub. Roses...
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roses Four tips for perfect roses 1. Feed Feed roses well. More new growth means more flowers. I combine mulch with Dynamic Lifter or...
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Plants for hot, bare balconies Plants for hot, bare balconies Balconies neeed plants ... well, actually, it's us humans who need plants to feel cool, relaxed and... hanging basket Flowers for hanging baskets Hanging baskets are a cheat's way to get early flowers. Baskets heat up faster than soil in the...
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