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Angus’s Outback Adventure

This video is all about a road trip Angus Stewart and friends did in 2011 to the NSW outback. The trip was done in the aftermath of a couple of seasons of really good rain. So there are some outstanding displays of wildflowers such as Sturt’s Desert Pea and rare and endangered grevillea kennedyana. This […]

Growing Jerusalem artichoke -video

This is a video about growing Jerusalem Artichoke, a root vegetable that is closely related to sunflowers. This is an American plant that grows as a perennial, sprouting from its edible roots in spring, growing and blooming through the summer before going dormant again in autumn when the roots are ready to harvest and eat.

Westringia ‘Flat and Fruity’ -video

This is a video about a prostrate ground covering form of coastal rosemary (Westringia fruticosa). This species has a well deserved reputation as a tough, adaptable and reliable garden plant, especially for coastal areas. “Flat and Fruity’ is perfect for spilling over retaining walls, embankments and rockeries.

Seed Propagation -video

This is a video on the practical aspects of propagating plants from seed. It will show you step by step how to sow and look after seed from a variety of plant species and differing seed sizes s well as the after care of the seedlings once they germinate. It is designed for those who want […]

Root cuttings -video

This video is designed to teach you the step by step processes used to propagate plants from root cuttings. The plant demonstrated is the Australian bluebell (Wahlenbergia stricta), but the method is similar to that used to propagate other plants that are amenable to propagation by root cuttings.

Plant propagation by layering

This video teaches the viewer how to propagate plants by layering. This technique is like propagation from stem cuttings but the cutting is left on the plant to take root before it is detached and planted into a pot or back into soil. This technique is particularly suitable for home gardeners.

Plant propagation by stem cuttings

This is a video that shows you step by step how to propagate plants by stem cuttings. A very wide range of plants can be propagated this way, from woody pants to soft stemmed plants such as herbs. Angus Stewart takes you through the basics of the best part of the stem to use, through […]

Banksia ‘Birthday Candles’

This video is about the outstanding Australian plant cultivar Banksia Birthday Candes, a dwarf plant that is very suitable for smaller gardens such as courtyards and balconies. It only grows to a height of 30-50 cm which also makes it an outstanding plant for containers. It produces lrge conical flower heads through autumn and winter […]

Callistemon ‘All Aglow’

This video is about a bottlebrush cultivar called All Aglow which features brightly coloured new foliage growth and rather spectacular purple-pink flowers. It grows to several metres in height and makes a great informal screen plant but could also be trimmed into a formal hedge. It adapts well to a range of different soil types […]