Early Spring Garden 2015 Magazine

In this issue:

♦ Tim Entwisle, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, introduces us to five plants that could save the world.

♦ Bill Bampton, the head gardener at Heronswood, talks about creating an edible landscape.

♦ Evette Jungwirth, our Seed Manager, answers your questions about succeeding with seeds!

♦ TV presenter and author Indira Naidoo relates her adventures in gardening on her inner city balcony.

Plus Bernadette Brady explains why gardening is good for you, Dear Diggers, summer perennials to survive El Nino, new herb, flower and tomato seedlings, berries, fruit and seeds to sow now!

Related Articles

Five Plants That Could Save The World

Tim Entwisle tells us how plants may provide the solutions to pollution and resource shortages

Creating an Edible Landscape

Bill Bampton talks about the challenges of combining beauty and functionality in the garden

Q&A - Seeds

Seed manager Evette Jungwirth answers your questions about growing from seed successfully

Spring Gardening

Bernadette Brady recommends getting your hands dirty with some tasks in the spring garden

Growing Your Own in the Edible City

Indira Naido relates her adventures in gardening on her inner city balcony

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