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…excellent to see an non-biased discussion about the topic – Jenn

It is a curly matter, but your research makes me feel a little better about what may occur! – Bernard

Thanks for producing such an interesting site for gardeners – it’s always exciting to get the Garden Drum emails with links to news and articles from here and abroad. - Kathryn

I’ve been gardening for seven years. I’ve taken several semester-long classes at the local Adult Schools…….But only now, in July 2014 have I finally learned what’s going on in the soil when it comes to drainage. And not just for pots. Now I know how to think about the soil out in the yard too. – Bruce

Wow…….did not know any of that. Completely done my head in. – Eugene

Such confronting honesty about the guilty truths we all harbour! – JenniP

I have read a lot of reviews of this film…. and this is one of the loveliest, most understanding pieces I have read on it. Superb work… – Simon

A great description of a difficult-to-grasp concept for the gardener deprived of their garden. – Jacqui

This excellent blog with an international flavor is fun to explore because of its many contributors and wide range of garden topics, supported by excellent photography. Where many blogs may show a photograph or two of a particular garden, Garden Drum features up to a dozen, enabling the reader to get a really good sense of scale and design integrity. It is as much fun to navigate as reading a first-class garden magazine. – Garden Writers Association (USA) judge

That’s GardenDrum - original, well-researched, opinionated but balanced, and with thousands of great garden stories in just one place. And that’s thousands of stories written by people who know what they’re talking about, and also know how to write engaging, witty and easy-to-read blogs, that are loaded with luscious photos.

Everything to wake up the gardener, or designer, in you.

Finding a good gardening blog in the www ‘maze’ is very hit and miss. Here at GardenDrum we’ve already separated the wheat from the chaff and gathered together a bunch of professional and talented writers and gardeners from different gardening places all over the world into just one website, so they’re easy to find.

Although they’re media or horticulture professionals, (you can meet them all on the Authors page) most of GardenDrum’s bloggers rarely get to talk about what they do in their own backyards, or what they personally think of a particular plant they’ve grown, tool they’ve used, or garden they’ve visited. But here at GardenDrum, bloggers can just be themselves, so you get to hear their real voice – and in more ways than one. Listening to podcasts lets you hear the joy and passion, the laughter, or even the frustration of all things gardening.

 

GardenDrum-logoFINDING WHAT YOU WANT

Of course you could just start browsing, which I’m told is a bit like going down the GardenDrum ‘rabbit hole’.

But if you like being more systematic, stories are listed under 10 categories of plants, gardens, gardening, edibles, design, landscaping, materials and tools, pets and wildlife, travel and reviews. Or you can use the more detailed list of tags, so you can narrow down your preferences.

Looking for very specific information? Use GardenDrum’s search function to drill down to exactly what you need. (It’s on the right hand end of the category bar)

Can’t find what you want? Use gardening HELP to get an answer from the gardening and landscaping experts, or for help finding a plant or tool. And that’s anywhere in the world, as I am the best online sleuth and international gardening networker you’ll find!

 

GardenDrum-logoWHAT ELSE IS THERE?

There are Snippets of fun bits and pieces for you to enjoy, GardenDrum Galleries to excite your imagination with some luscious photography, GardenDrum News keeping you up-to-date with gardening news from around the world, GardenDrum’s Quiz to challenge and entertain, and the popular GardenDrum Calendar to help you plan your next garden outing or trip. In the Garden Design Center/Centre (depending on your country) you’ll find in-depth articles full of design analysis and ideas for all garden sizes.

 

GardenDrum-logoUSING GardenDrum FOR MARKETING and SELLING

Have you got a garden-related product you want to market? GardenDrum readers are very interested in new products and ideas. That’s why they’re reading GardenDrum. A sponsored blog post is the perfect way to tell them all about it. And if you’ve got something to sell online, even better. GardenDrum’s more than 54,000 monthly unique visitors** are garden focussed and internet savvy, so they’re just the customers you’re after. Contact me to find out more.

Like to have a go at blogging? If you’re a gardener with an interesting idea or story to tell and want to try your hand at writing, contact me to talk about becoming a guest blogger. You never know where it could lead!

 

Want to tell me what you like about GardenDrum? (Yay!) Or what’s driving you mad? :( Whether it’s brickbats or bouquets, let me know, as I want to keep making GardenDrum better.

And have a read of GardenDrum’s Terms and Conditions of Use. I promise they’re not written in gobbledy-gook. GardenDrum is:

  • - created/curated/edited by the indefatigable Catherine Stewart
  • - designed by the creative and talented Daniel Hamilton & Laura Stewart
  • - built and maintained by the able and effective Rob Heggen
  • - published by Goat Paddock Productions P/L ACN 150 768 773

** [Source: Google Analytics June 2014]