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Planting & Growing

How to grow a new lawn

A lush green carpet of lawn surrounding even a modest suburban home makes it seem more attractive and impressive. A good quality lawn can not only add to the appearance of your home, it can also increase its value, prevent soil erosion and help to absorb heat and noise to keep your environment cooler and quieter.

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How to grow plants from garden cuttings

Successful propagation essentially depends on knowing the best type of wood to take, having a good root-inducing propagating mixture and providing the right environment while the cuttings strike.

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How to grow Australian native plants

Australia is a vast continent with many natural environments, from the dense rain forests of the north, to the Alpine meadows of the south, and the hot dry deserts of the centre. In each of these environments, many plants have evolved to cope with their surroundings.

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How to grow healthy citrus trees

There are a variety of citrus trees that grow well in home gardens, even in temperate zones. They provide nutrition and shade as well as looking great. And citrus trees are not difficult to grow as this guide shows you how, step-by-step.

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How to grow your own herbs

Everyone has the space to grow a few herbs, even if they are smaller growing types in pots on your patio or balcony. You'll find that with even a little effort, the rewards are great and you'll have plenty of fresh flavoured herbs in no time at all.

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