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'Mother and Daughter Rose'
Look out for the beautiful 'Mother and Daughter' Rose in Bunnings and good garden centres. This stunning fragrant, long flowering rose helps raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease Research. 
Crunch Time for Apples

With their glossy skin and tasty flesh, apples have been tempting people for thousands of years.  Melissa King explains how to grow, harvest, store and eat them.

About Melissa

Melissa King is one of Australia’s most popular and respected garden experts and television presenters. Melissa’s passion for gardening led her to complete a horticultural degree where she was dux of her class. Moving into radio she was spotted and channeled into a successful career as a TV presenter. After four years on the ABC’s Gardening Australia alongside Peter Cundall, she moved to Channel 7 to host the gardening segment on Melbourne Weekender. Since then she has combined her love of gardens, food and travel as one of the hosts of the travel series Gurus Explore, transformed front yards in Channel 9's make-over series Battlefronts, appeared in the What's Good For You Lifestyle Special, hosted the gardening segment on Channel 10's fun morning show 'The Circle' and inspired people of all ages to get out into the garden on Foxtel’s Garden Angels. These days Melissa stars in the established TV series The Garden Gurus on Channel 9 and has established her own retro online gardening and cooking show - The Gardenettes. Melissa's public speaking skills have seen her host a range of events and she is a regular presenter at flower and garden festivals around Australia and overseas including the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, Ellerslie and Chelsea to name a few. Her flair for writing has seen her release her first book entitled Garden Feast focusing on the delights of cooking and growing your own heirloom vegetables, with the help of recipes from the famous Heronswood kitchen. She has written numerous articles for top magazines and newspapers including Gardening Australia Magazine, Good Organic Gardening Magazine, The Age, Herald Sun and much more. She has launched her own range of beautiful roses under the banner King in the Garden, which help to raise funds for Motor Neurone Disease Research.