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How to: Propagate rosemary

July

The Slowpoke: PROPAGATING ROSEMARY // Photo: Jess Kneebone Wonderfully fragrant, rosemary is a versatile garden herb. In a bid to grow our own, we caught up with Sydney horticulturist Jon Kingston, who runs City Garden Wise, works for The Edible Balcony, and volunteers at the Wayside Chapel rooftop garden, to gather tips on how to propagate this popular botanical.
How to: Propagate rosemary
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MACRAME PLANT HANGER

January

On a mission to bring a little more plant life indoors this year? Good job. The benefits of indoor plants is well-known – a little greenery is great for removing toxins from the air and improving our mental and physical wellbeing. And one rather lovely and simple way to bring some life indoors is by hanging your plants with a little crafty macramé.
MACRAME PLANT HANGER
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STICK GARDEN MARKERS

January

The Slowpoke: STICK PLANT MARKERS A bout of backyard gardening need not require a host of fandangled equipment and supplies. Taking a moment to look around often reveals that there is so much usefulness to be found in our surrounds. Such as these plant markers made from good old gathered sticks. It can be as simple as that. No fanciness, no plastic and no wallet opening required. 
STICK GARDEN MARKERS
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BLUE FLAX LILY

December

The Slowpoke: BLUE FLAX LILY If you live in any of the eastern states of Australia (including Tasmania) and take a wander around a local park or your local area, there’s a pretty good chance you may stumble across this plant – the blue flax lily (Dianella). You may notice it this time of year by the abundance of blue berries popping up along the stems. Having long been a popular plant for ornamental use for gardeners, the blue flax lily is potentially
BLUE FLAX LILY
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KOKEDAMA STRING GARDEN

December

The Slowpoke: KOKEDAMA STRING GARDEN The benefits of indoor plants to our health and wellbeing are bountiful – while they remove and filter numerous toxins from the air, the greenery is also proven to be a great boost to our mood. Give the gift of wellbeing with these kokedama string gardens – just in time for the weekend, we’re back with our second handmade Christmas gift how-to. Kokedama is Japanese for ‘moss ball’ and involves creating a ball of soil around a plant’s
KOKEDAMA STRING GARDEN
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