Perk up your patio pots for autumn

As summer draws to a close and plants in pots start looking tired, it's time to give your containers a fresh new look for autumn and winter.

Garden Variety: Plants to avoid if you have pets

Are pets and plants compatible? They can be, but plant lovers who also care for cats and dogs should be aware of the risks of keeping both in the same household.

Dr Greg Johnson's science behind Canberra gardens

Greg Johnson, of Aranda, has had a deep personal and professional connection with all things plants since the age of nine.

Gardening calendar: feed roses and sow beetroot

Sarah Raven shares her top garden tasks. This week: harvesting artichokes and potatoes

At Home Living: Fairy gardens open door to a whole new world

From Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Disney's Tinker Bell, people have long been fascinated with the idea of fairies.

Blundering Gardener: To water or not to water, that is the question

Having survived the soggiest June on record, it looks like we're now in for a dry spell. I'm told on good authority -- my neighbor is an armchair meteorologist and addicted to the...