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These days with concerns about the environment and their own health, many people are preferring natural alternatives over synthetic chemicals.
Many people are surprised to learn that freesias and some of the other attractive spring-flowering plants that grow from corms and bulbs in the bush are exotic weeds.
This web article is for home gardeners and looks at the quality of groundwater from well or bores.
Not all insects and pathogens are harmful to plants in the garden, many are beneficial and feed on other organisms and prevent them from becoming pests.
When the garden suffers a severe disease or an insect infestation, it is tempting to seek a quick fix by turning to synthetic chemicals.
Bamboos are variable plants which can be shrubs, ground covers or grow to 30m tall.
In an integrated weed management program, control of weeds should occur in the fallow, pre-sowing, early post-emergent and in pasture phases.
Groundcovers are like a living mulch in terms of the useful roles they serve in the garden.
Bindii weed, onehunga (pronounced oh-nee-hunga after a New Zealand Maori place name) and jo-jo are alternative names for a troublesome lawn weed (Soliva pterosperma) which is now widesprea
Roses grow exceptionally well in the Mediterranian climate of south west, Western Australia.