First Steps in Garden Design
There’s no getting away from the fact that spring has been a bit of a disappointment so far this year, but there’s no reason to let that dampen your optimism for the potential of the summer months. If, like so many others, you’re chomping at the bit while you wait for the temperatures to rise,Read More
How to Build Raised Garden Beds (on a slope!) | Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes - Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes
Hi guys, If you’ve followed us long enough, you might note that this is the third iteration of raised beds. At our first house, almost 10 years ago we made one giant raised bed which worked just fine but wasn’t super practical when it came to actually working on the garden. Because of the […]
5 fast growing shade trees Australia
Gardens great and small can benefit from trees: for providing shade, a habitat to native birds and their positive contribution to the environment. Here are 5 fast growing shade trees in Australia and how to grow them.
One of Australia's unique flora are the Waratahs. Belonging to the genus Telopea, family Proteaceae, these flowers have become increasingly popular as not only floral arrangements, but also as garden plantings. Well known as crimson red in colour, they have also appeared in the wild in other colours from pink to yellow and white. With modern cultivation, these variations have been selected and bred to be made available for our gardens.
HOME DZINE Garden | Add a path or walkway to a garden
Paths and walkways are often left until last in the overall design of a garden, and as such, end up as functional elements of the design instead of the decorative elements that they can so easily become.
How to make your own polytunnel
The first step is deciding where you want to possition the tunnel and how big you want to make it. The garden here runs North South with the house at the southern end. A line of tall conifers 35 fe…
12 Gorgeous Arch Trellis Ideas to Add Structure and Height to Your Garden
Arch trellises bring sculptural beauty and function to landscapes of all sizes. Try one of these gorgeous ideas for adding a curved trellis to your backyard, patio, garden, or walkway.
Mid July Garden
The woman paints and writes while the man goes on his solitary rounds in the garden. We are each busy is our tiny fiefdoms; after I show you my latest journal pages I'll show you the garden. This is a summer unlike any before it. I can feel the great wheel of change turning and all my old solutions falling away. The problem is what next. The answer is unknown. Certainly I will teach again starting this fall but not as often and to smaller classes. I have missed teaching this week. I am ready…