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City of Ryde Spring Garden Children's seed growing competition
Children’s seed growing competition: Children can enter in the following age brackets: 3 – 7 years and 8 - 12 years. The seeds to be grown are Dwarf Sunflowers. Free seeds, pot and growing instructions will be available for collection from Eden...
Salvias that Keep on Giving
Every summer and autumn Salvias come into their own as being incredible garden performers.  They have a bit of a cult following among plant enthusiasts, and with good reason as they can tolerate heat, drought and don’t mind bouts of...
Cyclamen
Cyclamenare 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.     The trick with them...
Mother's Day
Mum’s put up with a lot – its starts with the labour and goes on from there.  Being a mother certainly has its trials and tribulations but ask any mum and they’ll tell you that the love they get back...
Mother's Day Ideas
What do Mum’s Want on Mother’s Day? If you were to ask the average mum, she would probably say she wants a few simple things.  She doesn’t want to have to think about where she is going - she wants...
How to Recycle Your Garden Pots
Do you have empty plastic pots lying around your home and you’re not sure what to do with them?   Step 1. Get your pots together for recycling and check that they have the PP5 symbol on them.   Step...
Autumn Colour
As night time temperatures drop, many deciduous trees start to go into a winter dormancy.  This means that they withdraw many nutrients from the foliage, and as they do this the lack of green chlorophyll in the leaves mean that...
Easter Daisies
Easter daisies are a type of Aster that is a popular cottage garden plant.  Known in the northern hemisphere as MichaelmasDaisy, where the flower in Christmas, they have recently had their botanical name changed and are now Symphyotrichum. Whatever their...
Earth Hour
March 26 is Earth Hour.  What does that mean, aside from switching off your lights at 8:30pm? This worldwide community of millions of people encourages you to not only switch off your lights for an hour, but consider making bigger...
WIN A VEGEPOD KIT
Enter the draw to win a small pod + a stand + Vegepod organic seed pack + Vegepod booster bottle. Thank you to Vegepod for this wonderful donation.  Win announced at the Sustainability festive- Sunday 3rd of April. Must be there...
Kids’ Corner – Getting children involved in the garden
Are you concerned that your children have too much exposure to technology and not enough interaction with the natural environment?  Many people are, and lots of studies show that nature play has many benefits, from an increased level of physical...
Hunters Hill artist’s works at Eden Gardens market
HUNTERS HILL artist Nicole Miranda will have works for sale at Eden Gardens’ Autumn Markets on Sunday, April 3. “Also known as Originally Nic, Nicole will have many of her creations available including original paintings and ceramics for the home...
Autumn Artisan Markets- Meet our Stall holders
Reaping what you sow is what autumn is all about. The Autumn Artisan Markets at Eden are building on their success with another wonderful market scheduled for the 3rd April. This time, we are including a new crop of artists in...
Mardi Gras 2022
2022’s theme for Mardi Gras is United We Shine and looks towards a brighter future for the rainbow family.  To celebrate diversity and inclusion, we have created some Pride Kokedama balls in rainbow colours, and some bejewelled ones too.  These will be...
Australian Natives in ANY space
Want a bit of the bush in your backyard? Plants from the Australian bush need not look out of place in the garden,though careful selection is crucial.  Gum trees, for example, often grow as species about 60m tall – a...
BACK TO WORK and SCHOOL
As the summer holidays wrap for another year and you start looking towards another year back at ‘the coal face’, why not consider greening your workspace or school.  There is plenty of research to show that plants earn their keep...
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is being celebrated this year on the 1st February – and farewell to Year of the Ox…what a cow that turned out to be! We welcome the Year of the Tiger; characterised by its braveness and spontaneity,...
New Year’s Resolutions – Add Gardening to the List!
Can gardening be the answer to your ‘lean and green’ New Year’s body? Yes, it’s good for your mind, body and soul! According to a scientific study down in South Korea a few years ago, raking, weeding, mulching, hoeing and watering counted as moderate...
Boxing Day Sale
Huge savings – from 30-80% off!Everything must go!  GARDEN POTS HOMEWARES BASKETS FURNITURE LIFESTYLE PRODUCTS Click here for full details https://edengardens.com.au/pages/boxing-day-sale  
Twelve Days of Christmas
On the first day of xmas my true love gave to me a KOKEDAMA WITH A PALM TREE   On the second day of xmas my true love gave to me 2 ORCHIDS TO LOVE   On the 3rd day...
Backyard Cricket and other Garden Games
HOZAT?! It’s a familiar cry in backyards across Australia as garbage bins are transformed into stumps and driveways become cricket pitches.Then there is shuttlecock, croquet and even boules.  If your kids have been spending more “screentime” than “greentime”, send them...