Palms to Lush Up Your Space
Travelling to a tropical island may be off the holiday list now, but why not create your own touch of paradise at home with some gorgeous palms and their alies. All palms are not created equal though, so come with us through our palm grove and discover the right plant selection for your position to create the perfect touch of lush for inside and out.
We know everyone’s dreaming of holidays in far off lands. Nostalgic for the traditional trip with family or friends. Maybe you missed celebrating a special birthday or were looking forward to exploring somewhere new!
Attracting Birds into the Garden
National Bird Week runs in Australia from the 19ThOctober to the 25th October. It is a celebration that aims to inspire Australians to get involved in bird conservation efforts, and combines with the Great Aussie Bird Count – one of the largest citizen science events in the country, which involves 20 minutes of bird watching in your favourite outdoor space…even your own garden.
National Gardening Week
Three years ago, the Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. launched its inaugural National Gardening Week celebrations. It is a celebration of gardening in all its forms, from the newbie plant parent to the garden guru, from the balcony to the bush, your apartment to your acreage.
Hedging Yourself In
Did you know that the word garden actually comes from the word yard, meaning to fence off or enclose a space?
There’s something about creating an enclosed area alongside your house that makes us feel safe and secure, even though we are unlikely to have a wild animal intrud
White in the Garden
Does a garden devoid of ‘colour’ sound boring? The most famous garden white garden in the world is probably the one at Sissinghurst Castle, in Kent, which is anything but boring, with its rich variety of textures and foliage colour, flower shapes and forms.
Refresh your Courtyard
Have you spring-cleaned your courtyard yet? Spring is a great time to garden, see things afresh and take stock of what is working and what’s not. The great thing about a courtyard is the speed in which transformations can take place. It is literally a weekend’s job in most cases, so think about a few of these ideas to revitalise your outdoor space. And for renters, remember some of these elements can also be packed up and moved if you change abodes.
In the Garden This October
Not many of us can step outside their office and stumble out into a fantastic garden, but here at Macquarie Park, the workers at Eden Gardens have a magnificent 2.5 acre wonderland in which to wander.
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