Gardening


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.

How to create a hanging basket

A hanging basket adds a whole new dimension to gardening Here’s our step-by-step guide to creating your own hanging basket, plus 14 plants to choose from.

Pest-repelling plants

Whether its mozzies, flies or ants, did you know you can stop pests in their tracks with a range of pest-repellent plants? The secret to these plants’ pest-repellent magic is in the oils they produce, which must be released in order for the plant to be effective against pests.

The concern for declining bee populations is driving home gardeners to attract pollinating insects including bees, and become backyard beekeepers. But why are bees so critical that they need our special attention? The bottom line is that bees are vital for pollination of flowers on many food plants. Indeed around 35 percent of global food […]