Diggers Summer Garden 2017 Magazine

In this issue:

♦ Clive talks about lush green summer gardens and gardening by the sea.

♦ We visit the inspiring gardens created by Bill Henson, Sammy Clayton and Andrew Carpenter.

♦ Bill Bampton explains some common mistakes made when watering your garden and how to avoid them.

Plus we introduce Mechai Viravaidya and Thailand's 'Bamboo School', our new Garden Shop at Heronswood 'The Folly' is open for business, and we bring you the best drought tolerant heirloom plants, fruits, seeds and bulbs for this time of year.

Related Articles

Lush inner city garden

Clive talks to artist Bill Henson, a lover of beauty in all its forms

Coastal Gardens

Clive Blazey explains which drought-tolerant plants cope in salty, windswept conditions

Ultra-cool succulents for colour

Clive introduces Andrew Carpenter...

Gardening with succulents

Sammy Clayton creates an inspiring ‘flower free’ garden in just five years

Heronswood (Australia)

Is Heronswood one of the world's finest gardens?

Related Products

AGAVE 'SILVER TRIM'

A cool selection of agave with an icy-silver margin on the leaf giving this tough summer performer an edge in the garden. Agaves are the easiest of plants to grow and provide a `set-and-forget' textural focus either in a garden bed or as a feature in a container or pot.

SOLANUM WENDLANDII

This rare climber just loves the heat. Huge frilly heads of lavender flowers cover it for five months and are dramatically framed by glossy leaves. Plant beside a north-facing wall in the south where it's deciduous. Evergreen in the subtropics.
Back To Top
Member Exclusives
Agastache & coneflower duo - 6 plants
Agastache & coneflower duo - 6 plants
PLANTS: PDUO1
Tough and beautiful colour combination that helps you instantly grow a 'this goes with that' mini summer flower garden. Grow in a sunny position that other plants can't cope with and your Coneflower will thrive. 6 plants.
Member $34.50
Checking stock, please wait..
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
GERANIUM 'ROZANNE' 3 pack
PLANTS: PGERO3
Bright, violet-blue flowers, each with a white central eye, adorn this cranesbill for months on end. Delicate, red veins radiate outward into each petal. Come early spring, beautiful lobed foliage emerges, forming a neat, low mound. Flowers are soon produced and will extend throughout autumn after a light trim in summer. A perfect choice for pla...
Member $25.90
Checking stock, please wait..
2yr membership + FREE garlic
2yr membership + FREE garlic
Membership: MNE2G
Get a free bag of Early Purple garlic, valued at $10.95. This is a great way to save and start growing your own delicious garlic. Available whilst stocks last.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
Checking stock, please wait..