Books and Magazines

Colin has written numerous articles on a wide range of gardening topics over the years including ‘The West Australian Gardener’ magazine where Colin was the special features writer from 2002 until 2007. He has a large number of his 'expert tips' in the current edition of the Yate's garden Guide and also previously wrote a number of text books used at Challenger Institute of Technology.

His work has also been featured in a number of publications including:


  • Yate's Garden Guide
  • The West Australian Gardener Magazine
  • Australian Horticulture
  • The Nursery Manager
  • Backyard Design Ideas
  • Homes and Living
  • Insite magazine
  • Builders Choice magazine

Article Downloads

Colin’s three daughters are following the ‘gardening path’ currently writing kids gardening segments for ‘The Garden Clinic’ magazine and previously for ‘The West Australian Gardener’ magazine.

The Garden Clinic Club publishes the beautiful ‘Garden Clinic’ which is journal filled with colourful photographs, great practical gardening advice and tips with room to jot down your own gardening notes and observations!  By joining Australia’s largest gardening club you will receive four journals per year, discounts on plants, access to a 7 days a week garden  helpline, travel discounts, free garden classes, show bags and garden gift packs as well as access to the ‘members only’ section of  Call 1300 133 100 for further information.

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