Gardens in Melbourne’s north-east are on lockdown due to ‘potentially dangerous’ insects


Gardens in the south-east of Melbourne are being placed on lockdown because of possible “potentially hazardous” insects.The city’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (DAFRA) has urged residents to remain indoors after the insects were found in gardens.DAFRA said the insects are called “pigweed mites” and are believed to be the first species of […]

How to Grow a New Garden with Just a Mop and a Can of Spray


Growing a new garden isn’t just about picking up a broom and spraying.You need a lot of good tools, too.The first step is to pick out the right type of plants and the right kind of soil.We’ll also discuss how to start with a small patch of dirt.Then it’s time to get started with the […]

How to spend $1,000 on a maclay garden


This is part one of a two-part series.You can read the first part here.First, here’s what you need to know about maclay gardens:How do maclay-garden prices stack up?Maclay gardens aren’t as expensive as you might think.You’ll need to spend at least $100 for each individual maclay.Each maclay is about three-quarters of a pound and is […]

How to take your garden to the next level


What do you think about the Gardens casino?Let us know below.article This article is the second in a series of posts that will highlight some of the unique experiences you can have at your own gardens.If you like what you see here, we’d love to hear from you!¬†Join the conversation about the gardens here .