Plant's 101

Preparing your garden for guests
Have you only just taken down the cobwebs from Halloween?  Well, it’s time to put your party hat back on and get your garden ready for guests.  Day light savings means the sun doesn’t set till about 8pm, so you...
Hedging Plants
Hedges define boundaries, create a living wall, block unsightly views and, most importantly, provide privacy.  They come in all shapes and sizes, but what makes a good hedge is a plant that responds well to pruning, retains its foliage right...
Hydrangeas
Summer flowering hydrangeas are the synonymous with November.  Their showy heads of white, blue or pink flowers are a delightful addition to any garden, and they grow well in shady gardens, making them really useful for tricky, dark corners that...
Garden Favourites
Plants are as diverse as they are versatile. Not only do they come in a wide range of shapes and colours, they can also be used to create borders, features and even privacy, when you know how. Buxus Japonica and...
Spring Scents
essential oils Nothing says spring like fragrance. Perfume your courtyard, balcony or garden using plants rich in essential oils and flowers heady with scent to add allure to your outdoors. Here are some other great tips to add that extra...
get spring garden ready
Spring is the time to get outside. Whatever your space we can guide you on the best choices to maximise the season.    Lawn Care If you want to lay a new grass section or fll in winter bare patches,...
Flowers for three quarters of the year?
WE’LL SHOW YOU HOW ROSES CAN DO THAT WITH THE CORRECT SPRING CARE  Roses are the world’s favourite flowers and we are experts at getting the most from them. Our Green Team can help you get them to flower for...
Tools of the Trade
Spring is a great time to maintain your tools, clean out your garden shed and prune back hedges, fruit trees and roses.   Whilst a ‘bad tradesmen blames his tools’ the right ‘tool for the job’ can make all the...
Plants and Pets
Over 60% of Australian households own a pet, and they are becoming more and more critical to our daily lives.  For many, the ‘fur kids’ are members of the family.  At Eden Gardens we love pets too and want you...
plants and herbs for your welling
Herbalists have long spoken about the benefits of plants for health.  Whether it be sipping on a herbal tea, breathing their fresh air, forest bathing or using plants for cosmetic uses, there are lots of easy ways to include plants...
Vertical Garden
Have you run out of space to garden or simply want to make an impact on your walls, fences and other vertical surfaces?  There are lots of easy ways to transform them from bland to brilliant.  These living additions can...
Terrariums
Bring some greenery indoors with a terrarium.  They are one of the most popular botanical trends in recent times, and it’s no wonder.   They’re a sustainable, low-maintenance indoor garden, which looks great on your office desk, in a kids room with a...
Mulch Uncovered
Mulch is a layer of material placed over the top of your soil.  It’s usually organic matter and can range from pine bark to leaf mould, straw and sugar can, but can also be inorganic and include materials like pebbles. ...
Barbeque Herbs
Using herbs in cooking doesn’t just add flavour, it can also lower health risks of barbecuing meat by preventing the formation of toxins such as heterocyclic amines that can otherwise form over high heats.  Garlic, onion and rosemary are particularly...
Holiday Proof Your Garden
Heading away?  You've organised the pets, diverted the mail, organised remote home security even...but what about your garden?  Plan your departure in a garden friendly manner and you might even find your place looking better when you get home than...
Summer Gardening Hacks
Summer is the time you need to know how to cut some corners.  So here are the best cheats possible to have your garden looking great – fast.Feeding – use half strength liquid feed twice as often to fast track...
Summer Fruit
Don’t you love summer fruit? Succulent figs, juicy passionfruit, fragrant peaches and the sweetness of sun-ripened strawberry… it’s hard to pick a favourite.Growing your own fruit doesn’t mean you need to own an orchard either.  Many are dwarf, some can...
Slip, slop slap for the garden?
Sweltering?  The spring heatwave can cause your garden to burn badly, so you might need some urgent remedial action!If you have some Droughtshield, now is the time to apply it to your garden…it’s like block out for your plants so...
Asian Herbs and Spices
Who doesn’t love a curry? A delicious laksa or perhaps a sambal?  These classic dishes use typically Asian herbs and spices to create their flavours, and many of these can be grown at home in the garden to really add...
Repel Pests this Summer
The sounds of summer in the garden include the gentle song of birds, the throbbing hum of cicadas and the buzzing of bees. It sounds that drive ever body crazy though are the shrill high pitched noise of mosquitoes and...
Cocktails in a Pot
Summer is a great time to be entertaining and visiting friends.  Why not try planting up a herb pot that you can use for garnishing and complimenting your favourite summer drinks.  You can have it handy by the bar or...