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Oh My Garden! Gardening guide

Blooming with useful tips and hacks, Oh My Garden! is your seasonal guide for a bit of botanic magic.

At the Botanic Gardens Sydney, we adore it when people comment on the fantastic flora planted and maintained by our very clever horticulture team.

The only thing we love more is sharing how we do it. Oh My Garden! is our way of seeding the tips and tricks that keep the Gardens bright, beautiful and healthy, so all gardeners can marvel at their own patch too.

Issue 2, Summer 2022/23

Embrace your summer garden! In this issue:

  • Plant inspiration with natives, ornamentals, edibles

  • Native houseplants: top picks for indoor Aussies

  • Top tomato tips: Keep your tommies disease-free and bountiful.

  • Learn how to grow and cook with Warrigal Greens.

  • How to get the wildflower meadow look.

Issue 1, Spring 2022

In this issue:

  • Plant inspiration with natives, ornamentals, edibles

  • Garden hacks for saving veggie seeds, tackling snails and slugs, plus a DIY propagation project.

  • Tips on attracting small birds to your garden
  • A ‘spotlight’ on speckled and spotted indoor plants

  • Learn how to grow and cook with lemon myrtle

  • 6 end-of-winter tasks for your garden

What does your garden grow?

Oh My Garden! is for all gardeners, from first-time seed sewer to experienced landscaper. If you have a gardening question, photo or an idea you’d like to share, let us know at

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