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In the Garden This Week

In the Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am. (1 hour earlier in Queensland)

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Know your: spring spires

Know your: spring spires

Flowers that reach for the sky have a heavenly way of lifting a garden. Here are some of the best flower spires for gardens all around Australia.

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How to: fix your tomatoes

How to: fix your tomatoes

Fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes are one of the great joys of summer. The best way to ensure that your tomato-growing experience delivers baskets of delicious fruit is to keep plants healthy.

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In the Garden This Week

In the Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am.

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Annie Smithers shows us how to roast a duck

Annie Smithers shows us how to roast a duck

When travellers on the Ross Garden Tours Victoria tour sat at Annie Smithers’ table and ate her roast duck salad there were two big questions: how did you do that; and can you do it for us again tomorrow! Here she reveals her secrets.

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In the Garden This Week

In the Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am.

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Star of the season: Acacia

Star of the season: Acacia

Acacias are one of our most iconic Australian plants, giving us our national floral emblem. Here our resident native plant guru, Angus Stewart shows us how to get the most from these fast-living garden beauties.

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In The Garden This Week

In The Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am.

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In The Garden This Week

In The Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am.

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Meet the Tulip Tops gardeners

Meet the Tulip Tops gardeners

Spring time is festival time in Canberra. Pat and Bill Rhodin, Tulip Tops gardeners have been working hard all year to make the spring display at Tulip Top something memorable

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Jobs to do in the September garden

Jobs to do in the September garden

Spring has sprung and Elizabeth Swane is excited about the promise of new growth in the garden and stunning spring floral displays. Here She has a swag of jobs, tips, tricks and things to look out for in the temperate garden this September

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In The Garden This Week

In The Garden This Week

What did we chat about on the radio this week? What pests & problems were solved? Here's the weekly radio round-up - the tips & topics of the week for total success in your garden with a healthy dose of flowers, vegies, new releases and inspiration. Tune in Monday to Friday on Talking Lifestyle from 12 noon to 1pm, and 2GB Saturday and Sunday mornings from 6 to 9am.

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Garden Radio Round Up August 26 - 27

Garden Radio Round Up August 26 - 27

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Meet: Planter's Patch

Meet: Planter's Patch

Frustrated that you can’t source the plants you see in magazines and books? Sonja Cameron from Planter's Patch feels your pain – and she has an answer!

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Garden Radio Round Up August 19 - 20

Garden Radio Round Up August 19 - 20

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Sandra's Monthly Rose Spray

Sandra's Monthly Rose Spray

Keeping your rose happy does not have to be a complex scientific mission-impossible. It just requires a few extra steps including Sandra's Rose Spray

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Garden Radio Round Up August 12 - 13

Garden Radio Round Up August 12 - 13

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up August 5 - 6

Garden Radio Round Up August 5 - 6

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up July 29 - 30

Garden Radio Round Up July 29 - 30

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up July 22 - 23

Garden Radio Round Up July 22 - 23

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up July 15 - 16

Garden Radio Round Up July 15 - 16

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Swagman Sprayer now available at the Garden Clinic Shop

Swagman Sprayer now available at the Garden Clinic Shop

The Swagman Battery Powered 8L Sprayer is now available on the Shop page. We’ve joined forces with Swagman Sprayers to create a reliable 8 Litre rechargeable battery operated Sprayer so you’ll never have to pump spray again and the garden will love you for it.

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Garden Radio Round Up July 8 - 9

Garden Radio Round Up July 8 - 9

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up July 1 - 2

Garden Radio Round Up July 1 - 2

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up June 24 - 25

Garden Radio Round Up June 24 - 25

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up June 17 - 18

Garden Radio Round Up June 17 - 18

What did Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Camellia japonica

Camellia japonica

The Camellia japonica is the queen of winter, unrivalled for glamour, yet she is down to earth, easy to manage and long-lived. Graham Ross has the details.

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Know your: aloes

Know your: aloes

Aloes light up winter with their brilliant spikes of flowers. The new hybrids offer dramatic colour combinations, and some of the species also deserve a spot at your place. Here’s a handful to consider.

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Garden Radio Round Up June 3 - 4

Garden Radio Round Up June 3 - 4

What did Linda talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 27 - 28

Garden Radio Round Up May 27 - 28

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 20 - 21

Garden Radio Round Up May 20 - 21

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 13 - 14

Garden Radio Round Up May 13 - 14

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up May 6 - 7

Garden Radio Round Up May 6 - 7

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 29 - 30

Garden Radio Round Up April 29 - 30

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 22 - 23

Garden Radio Round Up April 22 - 23

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 15 - 16

Garden Radio Round Up April 15 - 16

What did Sandra & Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney and 4BC Brisbane from 6 to 9am eastern time every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up April 1 - 2

Garden Radio Round Up April 1 - 2

What did Linda and Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up March 25 - 26

Garden Radio Round Up March 25 - 26

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Autumn Jobs

Autumn Jobs

Autumn is often referred to as the best time of the year by gardeners. Soft soil, cooler weather and plenty of rainy days to bed all the new treasures in. With a little elbow-grease now the garden will give back colour and abundance all year.

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Garden Radio Round Up March 18 - 19

Garden Radio Round Up March 18 - 19

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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New at Collectors' 2017: Old-School Flower Show

New at Collectors' 2017: Old-School Flower Show

Gardening is for everyone, and the Collectors' Plant Fair want everyone to share their gardening success at the fair this year. For the first time ever Collectors' will stage an Old School Flower Show. So bring a flower to exhibit at the show. Great prizes are on offer and everyone's welcome!

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Garden Radio Round Up March 11 - 12

Garden Radio Round Up March 11 - 12

What did Sandra talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Meet Sarah Glover: the best chef you've never heard of

Meet Sarah Glover: the best chef you've never heard of

In honour of International Women's Day we salute our friend and foodie, Sarah Glover, who has been known to frequent the Ross family garden and kitchen, taking produce and making masterpieces! Sarah often takes her craft outdoors and in her latest book, 'WILD - Adventure Cookbook' showcases her recipes from around Australia featuring stunning images by Luisa Brimble.

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Garden Radio Round Up March 4 - 5

Garden Radio Round Up March 4 - 5

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up February 25 - 26

Garden Radio Round Up February 25 - 26

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up February 18 - 19

Garden Radio Round Up February 18 - 19

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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Garden Radio Round Up February 11 - 12

Garden Radio Round Up February 11 - 12

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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In My Garden: Michael McCoy

In My Garden: Michael McCoy

Garden designer, writer, tv presenter and Ross Tours leader, Michael McCoy, gardens in the Macedon ranges of Victoria. See what happens in his garden in summer.

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Garden Radio Round Up February 4 - 5

Garden Radio Round Up February 4 - 5

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online 2gb.com or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB Sydney from 6 to 9am eastern daylight savings time, and 4BC Brisbane from 5 to 8am, every Saturday and Sunday

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5 trouble-shooting tips for perfect passionfruit

5 trouble-shooting tips for perfect passionfruit

Is your passionfruit giving you problems? Don't dispair, it happens to the best of gardeners. The good news is they can be easy, productive and are great for bringing in the pollinators!

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