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Where’s my fruit?

If you want to grow a productive garden and produce more fruit pollination is key. For pollination (and fruiting) the essential ingredients are pollen, a receptive stigma and a pollinating insect. While it sounds straightforward, complications can occur as some flowers are not pollinated by their own pollen. Here's what you need to know.

Containers are a great way to showcase your favourite plants and inject a bit of personality into your home and garden. Whatever container your plant calls home, here are our top four tips to ensure your container garden thrives. 1. Size matters Make sure you choose the right size pot for your plant (or vice versa). […]

Where are my flowers?

It's disappointing to see a plant grow but not bloom. There are many reasons a plant doesn’t flower. The good news is most plants will flower – eventually.

Fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) is a stylish and desirable indoor plant that grows well in a large container positioned in a brightly-lit spot in your home.

All about olive trees

Olive trees are widely planted in gardens but not just for their fruit. This evergreen tree is also loved for its good looks and heat and drought tolerance.

Summer pests & diseases checklist

There are many critters and diseases that want to feed on your plants in summer. Here are quick, easy ways to stop them in their tracks.

Now that you’re the proud owner of a beautiful new fern or succulent terrarium, here’s all you need to know to keep your terrarium looking great.

Best lawn alternatives

There’s no rule that says you have to have a lawn. If you don’t want to mow a lawn or struggle to grow one, consider these plant options to fill the space.

With balcony and courtyard gardens becoming more popular, espalier is the perfect solution to growing your favourite fruiting and flowering trees.

Pick of the proteas

Proteas have existed for over 300 million years. Despite their ancient roots, they look beautifully modern. Discover the most popular varieties.

Spring and summer in Sydney is about enjoying every waking moment outdoors and squeezing maximum enjoyment out of our entertaining space, big or small.

About ferns

Ferns are popular because of their suitability as indoor plants. But most also thrive outdoors in shaded spots where other plants struggle.