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Autumn Artisan Market
Eden Garden's Seasonal Artisan Markets are a small, handpicked selection of stall holders, each with their unique collections of artefacts and artisan goodies.  This Autumn’s Open-Air Market will focus on a wonderful collection of handmade arts & crafts as inspired...
Investing in Plants Now to Enjoy All Year
Everyone loves bringing home some flowering plants to add colour to their garden or interior but investing in more than just flowers can prove a wise decision post their display.  Think about form, longevity, texture and foliage colour to ensure...
Poinsettia’s and Other Christmas Plants
Alongside the traditions of overeating, drinking and falling asleep in the afternoon sun, Christmas is also a time with strong plant associations. We bring trees into the house and dress them up, we take flame red exotics as gifts for...
Hoyas
Hoyas are plants to LOVE.  Who can resist their amazing scented flowers, their foliage cascading from hanging baskets gracefully or climbing creatively around your balcony?  They are just about the most forgiving climber for shade too, bouncing back after you’ve...
Kris Kringle Gift Ideas
Have you started Kris Kringle at work yet?  We have a range of gifts that make the perfect pressie in every price range.  Here are a few ideas for your colleague, classmates or family. Grafted Cactus: Read into what you...
Herb Gift Pots
You can have too much ‘stuff’, but you can never have too many herbs, and a potted gift of herbs smells wonderful, tastes fantastic and looks amazing. Craft your own combo to suit the person you’re giving the basket to,...
Gifts for Everyone
At Eden Gardens we have the perfect gift for everyone, not just a living bunch of flowers for your mum or growing Christmas tree for your dad… Beginner plant parents: Do you know someone about to go away to university? ...
Countdown to Christmas
It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas!   This year will be nostalgic Christmas, with old fashioned family gatherings at home the way to go.   November is the best time to start prepping your garden for the summer “bubble”.  Our...
Artisan’s Market Day
Do you love markets?  This nature inspired market is the perfect place to buy a unique piece for your own garden or gorgeous gift.  Eden Gardens has its own Artisan Market Daylocal artisans and crafters who have been busily creating...
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...