In Bloom

Your Guide to Growing Fruits & Vegies and Simply Organic Gardening editor Suzanne Pryor shares all her tips on what’s currently in bloom and what is the best planting season for various plants and trees.

High and Dry

It’s easy to create your own water-wise garden this summer with these top tips.

With hot and dry weather predicted all summer long, there are some simple steps you can take now to ensure your garden stays green.
Whether you have an...

Welcome to the Jungle

Turn your garden into a lush tropical oasis with lovely tropical plants.

Dreaming of a stay at a luxurious five-star resort? Even if you live in the drier parts of Australia, you can still have a gorgeous tropical-style garden that will...

Autumn Crocus

A clumping bulb, the autumn crocus is a fabulous rockery or border plant. Dark green glossy needle-like leaves provide the backdrop for beautiful white and sometimes yellow saucer like flowers that appear from within. Simplicity at it’s...

Camellias

An old fashioned plant maybe, but camellias are still a firm favourite of gardener’s everywhere. The two most common species of Camellia are C. japonica and C. sasanqua. The japonica varieties generally are better suited...

Japanese Wind Flowers

These gorgeous plants are excellent as a massed planting. They spread readily, are tough  and pretty to look at as well. And it’s not just the flowers that create interest – the lobed foliage is attractive in it’s own right...

Roses

We all appreciate roses as being spring/summer flowerers but what many gardener’s don’t realise is that many roses will in fact produce a second flush of beautiful blooms in autumn. To encourage your roses to produce that second flush...