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Dahlia’s Ain’t Dowdy – how to grow beautiful dahlias

Dahlia's certainly ain't dowdy! In fact this old-fashioned beauty is making one serious comeback - this diverse group of plants comes in a stunning mix of shades from white and yellows to reds, oranges, pinks and purples and almost black! Even specky bicolour...

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Natural Dyed Easter Eggs with a botanical twist

How to create your own natural vegetable dyes.... HINT - these dyes work best on white or very pale coloured eggs. Hard boil the eggs (and allow them to cool) BEFORE colouring them. Natural Beetroot Dye for Easter Eggs  (will make eggs a purple colour) - 2 cups of...

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Fig, Goats Curd & Macadamia Salad

Introducing EJ Butler - our gorgeous new Guest Gardenette! In this video EJ whips up her beautiful Fig, Goats Curd & Macadamia Nut Salad. This fig salad is a great way to celebrate figs and the dressing using WHOLE FIGS to make it rich and creamy is genius! This...

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Create a Zen Inspired Tea Garden

Life can get a little bit crazy sometimes and we love the idea that you can escape into the garden for a bit of me time. So here’s how to bring a touch of Zen to your little corner of the world. Running water has to be one of the most relaxing sounds and nothing...

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What’s wrong with my roses?

What's wrong with my roses? Whether you've got lots of plants or just one rose bush, this is a really common question! So here are some simple solutions, to solve your rose riddles. 1. Not getting many blooms? Time to dead head your roses AND feed them up!...

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FUNKY new capsicum varieties

Check out the new capsicum varieties on the menu this season, with real wow factor both in the patch and on the plate. Capsicum Wings is in the spot light this season, with masses of decorative disc shaped fruit, with wing-like lobes that look a bit like a UFO. You...

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An indoor plant makeover

If a dull corner of your house is screaming out for a green, lush jungle look then keep watching. Chloe’s got some hot tips on how to give your indoors a plant makeover, with a bit of art-deco elegance. Using some established plants and some mail-order plants from...

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How to create a water garden in a pot

Melissa shows you how simple and quick it is to pop together an easy care water garden in a pot. Just grab a pot with no drainage holes, some loamy sand mix, some small pebbles and a mix of aquatic plants. Pop in a small pond pump to move the water around to create...

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How to create a colourful shade loving garden

Shady and dappled light areas like this one can be tricky, so in this video Chloe shows you how to plant out a colourful shade garden in her simply shady garden makeover. Make sure you look for plants that are suitable for shady conditions. And for added depth and...

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How to make a succulent Christmas Tree

Melissa’s got a simple, stylish idea for you that will take your Christmas decorating to a whole new level - here’s how to create a succulent Christmas tree that will be the talk of the table! Start by creating a cone out of chicken wire and stuff it with damp...

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An Australian Twig Christmas Tree

Here's a simple little project to bring some festive flair to your garden this Christmas! An Australia Christmas tree with a twist that will brighten up your outdoor entertaining area or sparkle on your front step this Christmas. Start with a pot in a festive colour...

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Chocolate, Raspberry & Avocado Mousse by Dani Venn

Chocolate, raspberries and avocados as a dessert might sound like a strange combination, but this dessert if creamy, velvety and utterly delicious! Try Dani Venn's Choc Avocado Mousse for a healthier dessert option - you'll be delighted!! Want mail order avocados...

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Pimp your pots!

Here are 3 clever ways to decorate pots, simply grab a terracotta pot and give it a makeover with some glue, paint and a few accessories. This easy DIY project is a great way to Pimp Your Pots, using things you probably have lying around your home or garage. Chloe...

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How to grow seeds in a Jiffy Pot

Growing seeds is quick and easy thanks to Jiffy Pots! Ever wondered how to get your seeds off to best start in your garden? Grow them in Jiffy Pots! In this video Melissa has all the tips and tricks to get you growing with Jiffy Pots by Mr Fothergills and sowing some...

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Potted Strawberry Tower

Why just grow strawberries in a pot when you can create a TOWER of strawberries! Melissa King has this nifty technique to get you harvesting armfuls of strawberries this summer. So get planting strawberries RIGHT NOW (winter and spring) if you are in southern...

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Mail order beneficial bugs for your garden!

Did you know that you can get an army of good bugs into your garden simply by ordering them through the post?! Pretty cool hey! Well Melissa's got some top tips on how you can use these beneficial predatory insects to battle the bad bugs in your garden. Using...

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Broccoli Tabbouleh by Dani Venn

Dani's spring Broccoli Tabbouleh Salad is a delight! And will be a hit with your friends and family. This flavour packed salad celebrates the broccoli and creates a delish twist on a tradition tabbouleh salad. So this version of tabbouleh is gluten free and loaded...

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How to fix a clay soil

Chloe explains how to tell if your soil has a clay content and then how to garden successfully in it! In this video - Chloe gives you the low down on a clay soil and some handy hints on how to garden in it. Lots of compost and eco-flo gypsum are her favourite things...

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Summer Garden Party Styling

Chloe & Melissa have some gorgeous tips on how to style your outdoor setting to be glorious for your next summer garden party. Flower crowns created for us by the gorgeous girls from Bloombox Co. Check them out: https://www.bloomboxco.com/ and subscriber their...

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Creating a raised vegetable garden

Using the lasagne layering technique to fill raised vegetable beds is easy, cheaper and faster than shoveling piles of dirt! Chloe's using some Birdies Veggie Grow Crates to create some instant veggie gardens in her backyard. The best way to fill these ready for...

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