Seed Growing Competition_JULY
Our annual kids seed growing competition is back in partnership with the City of Ryde. With all this time on our hands what a great project to get back to nature and grow something! Mr Fothergills have again been so kind as to donate the seeds and this year entrants will be planting a stunning California poppy.
Have you ever picked something fresh from the garden? The buzz you get from growing your own produce, be it fresh herbs for jazzing up dinner, or simply a mandarin for the lunch box, is something that many have revelled in.
Indoor plants to improve overall health and wellness
Interior landscaping undoubtedly looks great, and styling your home with plants has become one of the top trends for interiors, but did you realize it’s also good for you?
What has the ability to calm, creates options for accessibility and well being, and can stimulate your mind and creativity? A garden, naturally. What makes a sensory garden any different to your regular back yard? It’s all about highlighting the 6 senses.
Taste - have you got plants in your garden that you can eat? You don’t have to have a vegetable garden, it would be something as simple as a bay tree for adding leaves to stews and soups, or a lemon scented myrtle for creating a delicious citrus tea.
July Planting Guide
Winter is a great time to plant Camellias, roses, deciduous trees and conifers. Indoor gardening is a must of course, so get your green on and revamp your terrarium, trim your bonsai and keep a handle on your kokedama. There is also lots to enjoy outside like fire pits and friends. Get you diary out and make some plans too… many orchid, bromeliad, camellia, succulent and other plant shows start advertising now so it’s a great chance to engage with a gardening group. July is a great time to get fired up and make plans.
Five Superhero Plants
What’s a superhero? It’s someone who has supernatural powers. Think Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Cat Woman and Plastic Man. We all need rescuing every now and again, and right now, its plants that you can call upon to make your home a super charged, oxygen cleansing, mind freeing, centered place of calm and well being.
Winter Fruits: What you need to know
What you need to know Citrus are in full fruit during winter here at Eden, which is great as their high levels of vitamin C make them the perfect immune booster to include in your diet and garden, so you can have them fresh from the garden.
Winter Indoor Projects
Sometimes you need to be creative to gardening indoors, so we’ve come up with some fun projects to try in your own home.
Whilst most bonsai plants are strictly outdoors, you can train some indoor plants into bonsais too. Start with small weeping figs, ponytail palms and even parlour palms –
Cyclamen are popular indoor plants are capable of flowering for many months. Gardeners love them as they will often be flowering in the dead of winter when nothing else mulch is, but continue throughout spring...
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