Plant's 101

Australian Native Cottage Garden
Australian natives can be used in a wide range of garden styles and uses.  The advantage of them over exotics is that they’re better suited to our climate and soils, meaning that they can cope with our unique conditions without...
First time plant parent
First time plant parent, find your perfect plant match – how to choose the right indoor plant + plant care & nurture.   So many plants and so many places to put them…but what makes the RIGHT plant for your...
Ten Tips for Waterwise Gardening
Today (the 10th December) is the first day of level 2 water restrictions.  It’s important to ‘play by the rules’, but that doesn’t mean your garden needs to suffer.  It just means you need to be smarter.  So what exactly...
Sneeze Free
To keep your garden allergy friendly use plants that rely on birds (grevilleas and bottlebrush) and insects (salvia and lavender) for pollination rather than wind. This means they generally don’t release pollen into the air, minimising plant induced attacks on...
Breathe Easier
The dry and dusty conditions are playing havoc for many of us, and coupled with bushfires, it can be tricky getting some fresh air at the moment.  The fine particles in smoke can create health risks for many of us,...
Mulch Uncovered
Tighter water restrictions come into place on the 10th December. We have some great tips for coping with the dry, but before they enforce you are allowed to water your garden before 10am and after 4pm with a hose. Make...
Seeing Red
Christmas time can make everyone a little stressed. The shops are crowded, you can’t find a parking spot and it seems you’re always running late for something.  If you’re seeing red, maybe you should pull off the road into Eden...
Quick Fixes for Christmas including Potted Eden
Relatives coming for Chrissie?  Jump start you garden makeover with our quick fixes for your garden.  We might not be able to tidy the house or cook lunch, but we can advise you on making your garden look great in...
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...
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...