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Floriade ends but tulips continue to brighten the city

Floriade is over for another year, and while it was a slightly different celebration this year in the form of Floriade: Reimagined, the flowers remained the same, lighting up Canberra’s suburbs as...

Floral fantasy

Not even COVID can stop Canberra’s annual Floriade festival. Be inspired by this celebration of spring and sprinkle a floral flavour throughout your home. Petal perfection Pillow Talk flower buyer Jessica Wyatt says flower...

The power of petals: plants can heal

Thanks to thousands of years of mankind’s exploration of medicinal plants, we know that plants can heal.

Petal perfection

You’d be forgiven for categorising florals as casual, but a few celebrities have shown us that the motif deserves a spot on the red carpet.

Flower power fashion

Bring a little flower power with your fashion, beauty and fragrance choices as you start to put together your spring wardrobe.

Hughes Preschool grows community spirit

The weather was cold and gloomy but there were plenty of reasons to smile as students from Hughes Preschool set about planting some Floriade bulbs for residents of St Andrews Village. The Preschool...

DIY: Blooming brilliant Mother’s Day gift ideas

For a blooming brilliant Mother's Day gift idea, why not pot up some flower seedlings now for maximum impact come Sunday 10 May.

Floriade bulbs to spring up across the ‘burbs

From Belconnen and Gungahlin in the north to Molonglo and Tuggeranong in the south, Floriade’s one million bulbs and annuals are being planted in locations right across Canberra as part of this...

Out and about in autumn

Autumn is one of the best times to explore your local nature reserves, get some fresh air and exercise, and enjoy the seasonal flowers. Flowers of The ACT & Region by Don and...

Floriade 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

COVID-19 has resulted in the cancellation of yet another event: Floriade – touted as Australia’s biggest celebration of spring – is canned for 2020.

In the garden: Hibiscus syriacus

In flower: Hibiscus syriacus Hibiscus syriacus, commonly known as rose of Sharon, is a hardy deciduous shrub with a vase habit. It grows to around 4m and can be kept smaller with pruning. H. syriacus...

Botanical garden nirvana in suburbia

Terry and Mia’s beautifully landscaped garden has everything you could ever dream of – one could easily be mistaken for thinking you are entering a lush getaway resort and not a suburban...
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