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Shade Dwellers
Do you have a garden or balcony that lacks sunlight? One complaint often heard by us here at Eden is that you can’t find any colour to grow in the shade.  There are plenty of plants that thrive away from...
Cottage Comeback
Flowering Cottage Garden Comeback Are flowers back in vogue?  After years of Yuccas, decades of Dianella and what seems like an eternity of endless strap foliage, flowers are taking over.  Gardens (and the insects and birds that delight in them)...
Vacation Vibes
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! We hear you!  So this October...
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...
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...
October in the Garden
October in the Garden at Eden, Macquarie Park 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...
Aussie Backyard Bird Count
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...
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...
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...
White in the Garden
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...
Bougainvillea
The warm months of spring and summer are perfect for showing off bougainvilleas; they just love the heat and bask in the sun, producing more and more blooms.  There are many different varieties, some that will grow 10m or more,...
SEPTEMBER - Celebrating all things flowers this month
Flowers Weddings and wonders begin in earnest. Flowers flourish and there is a frenzy in the air as the new season activates our souls and reawakens our spirit. Smell the roses, walk barefoot on the grass and delight in nature’s...
5 indoor plants that love spring
Surround your living areas with plants and the joy they they bring. Nothing brings life to a room like GREEN life, so go forest bathing in your own home with these indestructible spring picks and grow your own happy place....
Shop in space
Our store at Macquarie Park is set over 2.5 acres. It includes lush display garden, indoor and outdoor plant store, homewares retail shop, glasshouse, cafe + meeting and function space. Our fabulous display garden is unique with so much social...
Light Weight Pots
For a plant to truly shine in your space it needs to be paired with the perfect pot or basket. We get this 100% and are obsessed with making sure we have a great selection available instore and online.  ...
Spring Weddings
Personal and bespoke outdoor weddings have become more popular than ever, with “backyards” and outdoors becoming a sought after options.  Restrictions have been put in place, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a special wedding.  “Mini-Monies”, short for miniature...
New beginnings
Never has spring and renewal been as important as this year, and all the positive energy that comes with it. “The garden has its own energy and vitality,” says Lindy Wong, Eden Garden’s visual merchandiser, “and the flowers, foliage and...
Dried Flowers
Dried flowers are so on trend and we are so happy to range these in store.  We have fluffy cotton heads, wheat, grasses, native daisies, billy bottons and fabulous palm fronds in store, perfect for creating a beach or boho...
Seed Growing Competition
It’s that time of the year! Time to get the kids planting as part of the Eden Gardens and Ryde Council seed growing competition. Created as part of the 2020 Spring Garden competition, the kids seed growing competition is to...
Saffron
Warm spice tones continue to be on trend this spring and summer, with the honeyed hues of saffron making it to the Pantone list of trends for 2020. Flame Orange, described as “luminous and glowing like a radiant sunset,” is...
Dad Projects
Every dad loves a project he can get his hands dirty doing.  These three are perfect for doing together or giving as a hamper for a DIY weekend. Build a Water feature or Bog Garden Creating a bog garden can...