Diggers Early Spring Garden 2016 Magazine

In the early spring issue:

♦ Clive Blazey explains why Australia summer gardens are so disappointing and visits Singapore's stunning Gardens by the Bay.

♦ Tim Sansom introduces us to Arno King and the Subtropical Zone.

♦ Bill Bampton tells us why organic gardening isn't just for food.

Plus Dear Diggers, heirloom tomato speedings, seeds to sow in spring, summer and spring perennials, herbs and essential spring garden hardware.

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Organic gardening not just for food

Bill Bampton talks about creating garden beauty without petrochemicals

Gardens By The Bay (Singapore)

Clive Blazey introduces the wonders of Singapore's Gardens by the Bay

Why are Australian summer gardens so disappointing?

Clive Blazey explains the Australian flower summer garden

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