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Due to unprecedented demand, we are temporarily unable to accept new product orders - but you can still become a member. Whilst we have good supply of products, our priority is to reduce the extensive delays on existing orders. When we re-open our online shop it will be to members only. Please stay safe, and keep checking back here as we will be back up to full service as soon as possible.  See the home page for further COVID-19 information and updates.

Diggers Spring Flower Garden 2017 Magazine

In this issue:

♦ Clive Blazey introduces an oasis of green in the bush and describes his passion for plants.

♦ Stephen Forbes reflects on his experience as the Director of the Botanic Gardens of South Australia.

♦ Keith Edwards explains his inspirations for landscape design.

♦ Bill Bampton talks about gardening in the shade.

Plus Marcelle Swanson talks indoor plants, there is a word from the Editor about the Wollemi Pine, plus our fabulous ranges of tomato and perennial SPEEDINGS, the best in summer flowering perennials, exotic edibles, must-have herbs and lush, green foliage plants.

Related Articles

A brief reflection

Stephen Forbes (a Diggers Director) shares his experience as the former Director of the Botanic Gardens of South Australia

An oasis of green in the bush

Clive Blazey introduces this secluded getaway, not far from Daylesford and Ballarat

Designing landscapes

Landscape designer Keith Edwards explains how he designs

Gardening In The Shade

Bill Bampton discusses creating a shade garden

Indoor plants

Growing indoor plants is accessible to gardeners of all levels of expertise — even a total novice!

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