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Red and Green Kangaroo Paw Plant

Pruning Kangaroo Paws

Kangaroo Paws, or plants of the genus Anigozanthos, are an absolute delight to grow in your garden. Their long flower stems burst into colour during Spring and Summer, and their strappy leaves fill in an area really well.

But to get the absolute best from them they must be cared for and pruned, and we’re here to help you learn how. Read more

Gardening Tool Maintenance

This week one of our readers, Mackenzie Fox, has written in to share an article with Aussie Green Thumb on how best to look after your gardening tools, with some simple tips for getting more out of your gardening gear. Take it away Mackenzie!

One of the most important (and often overlooked) aspects of gardening is knowing how to care for your gardening tools. My own collection of gardening tools cost upwards of…you know what, I’m not going to say, but it’s a lot. For the amount of money I spent on them, I want them to be in good condition for a very long time to come.

So, let’s sort the tools into groups and have a look at what proper maintenance needs to be done on them: Read more

Product review and giveaway! Cyclone Sculpt range of shearers and loppers

Cyclone sculpt review

Here at Aussie Green Thumb, we recently got our hands on the new ‘Sculpt’ range of prunning tools from Cyclone and ran them through their paces to see how they would hold up. We’ve also got a set to giveaway; keep reading to find out how to enter in less than 10 seconds! Read more

Vegetable Gardening for Dummies – A Novice’s Guide

Aussie Green Thumb was recently asked to contribute to the development of a comprehensive guide for vegetable gardening for novice gardeners, put together by the team over at Red Shed.

Above is a sneak peak with a cheat sheet for when to grow what veggies, but to read the full detailed guide head on over to the Red Shed website to see the Vegetable Gardening For Dummies – A Novice’s Guide

Adopt A Garden looks to connect gardeners across Australia

Note from Jim: today I’m running a post by Emma from Adopt-A-Garden, who is currently raising money towards a unique idea for connecting gardeners across Australia. With 19 days to go they have raised $5,625 towards their goal of $32.940.
If you are interested in reading more about their campaign, head over to their page on startsomegood to learn more and to contribute. Now, over to Emma:

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Our Guide to Building Your Own Raised Garden Bed

Raised garden beds are a great addition to any backyard, and I’ve discussed the benefits in the past. They can be built for practical reasons like fixing poor soil or to help save your back bending when harvesting crops, or they can be built and used with design intent in mind, like as a retaining wall, or to highlight flowering plants.

Whatever reasons you have for wanting them, here is our guide to building raised garden beds in your backyard. Read more

Our Ultimate Guide to Indoor Plants.

Indoor plants are a great addition to any indoor space. Whether it be your office space or your home, adding some indoor plants can dramatically change your space. Keep reading for our Ultimate Guide to Indoor Plants.

So let’s start with the most simple question…Why? Read more