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It's time to: August

It's time to: August

Get busy! There's no time to rest. Here are our jobs for the season.

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It's time to: August

It's time to: August

Now is the best time to plant a carpet of wildflowers as winter retreats before the burst of spring’s energy.

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It's time to: August

It's time to: August

The garden is waking after its winter rest: magnolias, snowdrops and jonquils are all opening.

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It's time to: August

It's time to: August

Last chance to move plants in the wrong spot. Spring is about to burst!

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Arno's South East QLD Report

Arno's South East QLD Report

The days are starting to cool off and it's a very pleasant time to get stuck into the garden. Before you know it, the day has gone. We’ve been waiting patiently for the ‘wet’ to finally arrive and, and moisten the soil. Now that it’s started to rain, there has been a great surge of growth.


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Autumn in Michael's Garden

Autumn in Michael's Garden

My garden is very much a work in progress but there are a few nice semi-completed elements, and in autumn the skeleton of paths is temporarily fleshed out with perennial planting at its most voluminous.

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How to: save your garden when off on holidays

How to: save your garden when off on holidays

We’re all going on a summer holiday - and the garden is staying behind! But with a little forward planning your garden can be just as lovely when you return as it was before you left.

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In The Subtropical Garden: February

In The Subtropical Garden: February

Hot and steamy with the odd torrential downpour is the order of business for the subtropical garden. Our resident tropical garden expert Arno King has all the tips and tricks, and the best thinks to plant this February in the subtropical garden.

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It’s time to: Temperate Gardens in March

It’s time to: Temperate Gardens in March

With the onset of cooler conditions we're planting, dividing and feeding up the autumn garden in March Elizabeth Swane has many more jobs for you to do now to get your temperate zone garden ready for Autumn

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Its time to June

Its time to June

Shift the garden chairs into a winter suntrap and enjoy the sun on your back on crisp clear days.

 


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Its Time To: April

Its Time To: April

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It's time to: April

Can’t wait to get into the garden? Here’s what to do with a few minutes or a lovely long day.

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It's time to: April

In the northern hemisphere Easter coincides with the rebirth of spring. Here in the sunny south, Easter is also about rejuvenation as we take a treasured opportunity for a few long days in the garden!

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It's time to: April

Celebrate Easter in the garden by rejuvenating the pots on the terrace or blacony. Go mad for the rich colours of autumn.

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It's time to: April

It's a busy month in the vegetable garden as summer produce makes way for cool season vegetables.

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It's time to: April

Take a breath. Feel the earth sigh beneath your feet: it’s time to get back into the garden.

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It's time to: August

It's time to: August

Get ready, spring will be here before we know it. It's time to get the last of those last-minute winter jobs done

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It's time to: December

Holiday season in the garden means more relaxing and less working. Ensure a comfortable seat in the shade and toast the year’s horticultural successes: great job!

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It's time to: December

Summer is holiday time. For some of us that means more time in the garden, and for others it means none at all. If you’re holidaying away from home make sure someone picks the tomatoes and beans while you’re gone! As the jacarandas fade, the garden is washed with waves of native violets, hydrangeas and agapanthus, and saturated with shades of green. 

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It's time to: December

Don’t you love the sounds of summer! A stroll in the evening garden is accompanied by a cicada sing-along, then frogs take up the chorus as night falls.

 

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It's time to: December

It's party in the garden time - put up the umbrella, put away your tools and put up your feet!

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It's time to: December

Jobs, chores, things to do. There's no rest for the wicked this month.

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It's time to: February

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It's time to: February

Early morning watering is best for plants - and brings sweet relief for the waterer too.

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It's time to: February

Take the radio out in the morning when you water the vegetables and tune in to the Garden Clinic Radio show on 2GB: we’ll keep each other company in the early hours of the weekend.

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It's time to: February

There is no excuse for a dull garden this month with the happiest of summer’s annuals in full swing. We love sunflowers, zinnias, petunias and the old-fashioned cockscombs of celosia.

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It's time to: February

Late summer gardens are lush with growth and heady with fragrance. Eat out to make the most of the evening perfumes of frangipani, brugmansia and night-flowering jasmine.

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It's Time To: February

It's Time To: February

Oh, the humidity! Spare yourself from the heat and head out into your garden early to get those jobs that won't wait.


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It's time to: January

Considering strategies for better health and wellbeing this New Year? Put this resolution at the top of the list: spend more time in the garden!

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It's time to: January

Gardeners might be seeking the shade, but the salvias and daylilies are still shrugging off the heat and blooming with abandon.

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It's time to: January

Swap the work boots for thongs this month! It’s too hot for anything but lazing in the garden with a cool drink.

 

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It's time to: January

Enjoy the sounds of summer - the thrum of cicadas, the bass bop of frogs and the thump of fireworks in the distance.

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It's time to: January

It's time to: January

Summer's here and it's time to tackle those January jobs.

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It's time to: July

It's time to: July

It might be mid-winter but there's plenty to admire in the garden - and plenty to do.

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It's time to: July

Choose a sparkling crisp sunny day to transplant trees or shrubs that have been living in the wrong place to a happy new home.

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It's time to: July

Graham is enjoying the golden gingko leaves carpeting the ground. While he's out there we've asked him to throw some blood and bone around to energise microbial activity in the soil.

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It's time to: July

It's time to: July

Take a break from winter’s pruning to make new plans for the garden. Check old issues of the GC Journal for ideas and inspiration.

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It's time to: June

Early winter brings spade work – dividing perennials, lifting dahlias and planting bare-rooted roses and tree. Sharpen up the edge of the tool first to make the work easy.

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It's time to: June

Three hundred 'Sky High Scarlet' tulips from Van Diemen's Quality Bulbs have just gone into the front garden of Garden Clinic headquarters. Thank you Sandra!

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It's time to: June

After a rampant growing season, early winter offers an opportunity to restore a little order. Sharpen those secateurs!

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It's time to: June

We dig winter! It's time to divide perennials, lift dahlias and plant bare rooted roses and trees.

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It's time to: March

As seed heads swell and autumn harvest peaks, it's a great time to collect seeds from everything you love.

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It's time to: March

Midday temperatures might scorch like summer, but there is a brisk feel to a March morning, and a subtle change in the light that tells us autumn really is here.

 

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It's time to: March

It’s great weather for gardening this month and there’s plenty to do: grab a hat and pair of gloves and get out there!

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It's time to: March

It's beautiful weather for gardening and prime time for planting. There's enough warmth in the soil to give plants a flying start.

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It's time to: March

Can’t wait to get into the garden? Here’s what to do with a few minutes or a lovely long day.

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It's time to: May

Can’t wait to get into the garden? Here’s what to do with a few minutes or a lovely long day.

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It's time to: May

Last chance to catch the spectacular show of autumn foliage in cool season gardens. Plan a trip to highlands or mountains. Ask your mum to come along!

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It's time to: May

Visit open gardens for the last of autumn’s fiery show this month - and don’t forget to spend some time in your mum’s garden for Mother’s Day.

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