Gardening Tips with Charlie Albone

Charlie’s Summer Gardening & Restoration Guide

A Challenging Season Ahead

With record rainfalls and floods, the arrival of humid weather and the prediction of a hot Summer, gardeners are facing many unexpected and unusual challenges this season.

To assist you to restore your garden from both the damage and the rapid growth caused by excess water, and to protect it from potential fungal disease outbreaks, I’ve added three vital ‘must-do’s’ to my list of Summer Tips favourites.

1: Restoring your canopy, vines and hedges
2: Restoring and protecting lawns
3: Pressure cleaning and restoring your garden

Tasks I’ve recently tackled in restoring my northern New South Wales garden, I’m excited to share my ‘How To’ tips and videos with you, and provide you with the confidence you need to quickly, easily and effectively restore and protect your garden for Summer – especially when STIHL garden power tools are on hand! View my tips in the tabs at the top of this page.

Read more about Charlie Albone’s ‘Summer Garden Rescue’ here.


About Charlie

STIHL is excited to welcome award-winning gardener and television personality Charlie Albone to our growing roster of gardening experts.

After thirteen years working on Foxtel’s most successful and longest running production “Selling Houses Australia”, Charlie joined the Seven Network’s high-rating flagship program “Better Homes and Gardens” working alongside Johanna Griggs and Dr Harry Cooper.

For the last twenty years, Charlie has worked both in Australia and abroad winning two Silver Gilt medals for his designs at the world’s most prestigious flower show and (favourite of the British royal family) the Chelsea Flower Show in the United Kingdom.

Charlie is passionate about creating stunning gardens that inspire joy and encouraging Australian families to spend time together outdoors. He has a keen interest in using sustainable materials where possible and encouraging “homegrown” subsistence living. Charlie loves helping Australian families to grow plants and flowers as well as their own fruit and vegetables, whether in a small apartment or a sprawling country backyard.

Charlie is an active member of the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM) and an Ambassador for The Landscape Association (TLA). He is married to interior designer Juliet Love and they share two boys, Leo and Hartford.