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Michael Keelan visits a garden that makes the most out of its shade. There are plenty of plants that thrive in low light so if you’ve got a shady area in your garden where lawn and other plants struggle to grow then this story is for you! Also don’t miss the August issue of SALIFE Magazine and Michael's feature article on plants for shady spots including under-story flowering and foliage plants that create interest in your garden all year round.

Briony Hume sips her way through history at Seppeltsfield. The landmark winery was a natural choice for the recent Royal visit, with its unbroken lineage of Tawny stretching back to 1878. But you don’t have to be of Royal bloodline to sample such a collection, Briony signs up for a “Moments in History” tasting, a flight of five carefully selected fortified vintages starting with 1977, the year that Elvis died and culminating in 1912, the year the Titanic sank.

The Courts complex building on the corner of Gouger Street and Victoria Square is one of the places where South Australians come for justice…But a hundred years ago, they had another reason to come here – to shop! In 1916 Charles Moore officially opened his legendary department store, even though it had already been unofficially open for more than a year. Now 100 years on, Grant Cameron tells the tale of the Moore’s Department Store, a landmark building that rose from the ashes.

Did you know… in South Australia we consume more than 30 tonnes of horseradish a year!? Callum Hann checks out this clever and often under -rated condiment when he visits Newman’s Horseradish Farm down at Langhorne Creek. In this month’s SALife magazine Callum shares five of his spring recipes including one with horseradish and today he’ll show you another fresh dish… this time using Salmon!

And Amelia Mulcahy catches up with 800 Words actor Erik Thomson to find out what he and his family love about living in the Southern Vales.

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Stuffed Baby Squid With Warm Vegetable Salad

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Fun Events for August and September

Amelia Mulcahy gives us her rundown of some great things to catch in Adelaide in the coming weeks.

SALA Artist Daniel Connell

August is Art month here in South Australia, a time to celebrate and acknowledge our visual artists during the annual South Australian Living Artist Festival!

Briony's Mid North Road Trip

Briony Hume’s Mid North road trip unearths some delicious discoveries

Michaels Top Shrub Tips

Michael Keelan talks about versatile shrubs and how you can raise your odds of success when planting them.

Quindim - Sweets From the Streets of Brazil!

Rosa Matto bakes her take on the Quindim – a popular sweet treat from the streets of Brazil!

2016 Adelaide Guitar Festival

Amelia Mulcahy takes a look at the line up for this year’s Adelaide Guitar Festival when she catches up with Artistic Director Slava Grigoryan.

SALA 2016 - Featuring Catherine Truman

Kelly Golding meets this year’s SALA featured artist Catherine Truman, whose intricate works blur the lines between art and science.

Seed Winehouse + Kitchen

Briony Hume checks out the latest in destination dining in the Clare Valley!

A Short History of the Mortlock Wing

Grant Cameron tells the page turning tale of how the The Mortlock Wing of the State Library came to be.