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Indoor Plant Problem Solver and Care Guide

Indoor Plant Problem Solver and care guide #indoorplantproblemso

Using plants to furnish your home is a great way to introduce green life into indoor areas. However, as with gardening outdoors, some consideration needs to be given in selecting the appropriate plants to suit the varying climates within the home. Hot spots Many homes have a room which experiences very hot conditions in summer, especially in the afternoons. This ... Read More »

Best Indoor plants to create an indoor garden sanctuary

Indoor Garden Ideas Indoor Plants #indoorgardens #aboutthegarden

Indoor plants to create an indoor garden sanctuary For the past decade we have been taking the indoors outside, now is the time to bring the outdoors inside by creating an indoor garden sanctuary. Enjoy the benefits of nature’s greenery from the comfort of your home no matter what the weather holds outside. Healthy indoor plants create a special ambience ... Read More »

Fig Crumble Dessert Recipe

Fig Crumble dessert #recipe #garden #aboutthegarden.com.au.indd

Fig Crumble Dessert Try fig crumble as an alternative to the more traditional apple crumble. As the cooler nights start to set in whip up this dish to warm the soul.  Ingredients Filling 8 – 10 Figs Castor sugar Crumble topping 1/2 cup self raising flour* 1/2 cup brown sugar 60g butter Walnuts *Self raising flour gives the dish a more puffy ... Read More »

Easy Bird Seed Hanging Feeder to make

Bird Seed Hanging Feeder recipe #garden aboutthegarden.com.au.in

Bird Seed Hanging Feeder Want to attract more birds to your garden? Here is an easy and quick recipe to whip up in the kitchen and hang in your favourite tree. Make a cup of coffee and watch your feathered friends come to visit. Ingredients 2 x 50g gelatine packets 250ml water 2 or 3 cups of bird seed Oil ... Read More »

Fig and Blue Vein Cheese Starter

Fig Blue Vein Cheese Starters recipe #garden aboutthegarden.com.

Fig & Blue Vein Cheese Starter This quick starter takes no time to prepare when guests are about to arrive. The combined fresh flavour of the fig and strong sharp tang of the Blue Vein cheese make it perfect also to serve after the main course.  STEPS 1. On halved figs, top with a wedge of blue cheese and roasted ... Read More »

5 Tips for gardening in a small space

5 tips for gardening in a small space #aboutthegardenmagazine.in

Not long ago, I found myself cooped up in a modest dwelling, a studio size apartment with barely enough space to swing a cat, the type of property a real estate listing would call humble and full of character. Being a competent gardener, I craved a bit of nature, the feeling of soil through my fingers, the aromatic scents of ... Read More »

2016 About the Garden Magazine Archive

About the Garden Magazine is a FREE publication distributed through a network of garden centres, nurseries, hardware stores and landscaping yards. They are your local gardening experts visit yours today! About the Garden | Summer 2016 Edition | Issue 79 Issue 79 features; Bringing Birds into the garden, indoor ferns, Thai noodle salad, Mango, growing pineapples, what to grow for summer.  ... Read More »

Cranberry & pistachio biscotti

Cranberry and Pistachio biscotti recipe #garden aboutthegarden.c

This easy to bake nibbly is perfect to bring along as a gift to friend and family gathering or to share over a coffee with friends. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups plain flour 1/2 cup self raising flour 3/4 cup castor sugar 2 teaspoons of grated lemon rind 2/3 cup pistachios 2/3 cup dried cranberries 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 eggs ... Read More »

Fragrant Plants for Summer Gardens

Best fragrant plants flower in summer in Australia #aboutthegard

The long days of summer are often seen as an opportunity to escape from the heat with cool walks along the beach, casual barbecues with friends and a time to admire all the hard work you’ve put into the garden earlier in the year.  Creating welcoming and cool places in our gardens to be enjoyed by the whole family is ... Read More »

How to grow the best zinnias

How to grow Zinnias in Australia #aboutthegardenmagazine.indd

Zinnias just love the warm sunny days of summer. You can grow them from seed from spring onwards. They require a full sun position to grow their beautiful big blooms. Most zinnias have soft, furry, light green leaves that vary in width depending on the species and are available in most colours of the rainbow. To promote more flowering keep ... Read More »