Plant's 101

Fruit Trees to Go - Grow Your Own Potted Orchard
Many people these days have limited space, no access to soil because they live in an apartment or rent, which makes planting fruit trees in the back yard an impossibility.   Luckily, may plants grow happily in containers, and there are...
Trees
What instant shade?  We have a range of super advanced trees that are all grow up and ready to give your place some instant shade and a sense of maturity to your garden or courtyard.  Choose from deciduous trees, evergreens,...
BORN AND BRED - Australian Natives
Drought tolerant, bird attracting, natives.  Who doesn’t love them?  With biodiversity in the garden more important than ever with habitat loss, why not plant some at your place?  These are our top 5 picks. Grevilleas – these Australian natives are...
Winter fruits; what you need to know
what you need to know Citrus are in full fruit during winter here at Eden, which is great as their high levels of vitamin C make them the perfect immune booster to include in your diet and garden, so you...
In winter plants generally need the following care….
Winter can be a great time to garden as the weather is cool overnight, but frequently the days are perfect for outdoor exercise.  It’s a great time of the year for a general clean up. Many shrubs need pruning in...
Winter is here – Top 5 Things To Do for your Fruit & Veg
Winter is here – top 5 things to do for your fruit & vegWant to keep your edible garden thriving as the weather cools? Winter garden is quite a busy time in your fruit and veg garden. There are lots...
Plant these winter vegies now
i) You can’t go past fast growing lettuces, radicchio, sorrel and rocket for a deliciously fresh winter salad. Pick outer leaves first to extend your harvest.ii) Broad beans are a terrific winter crop. You can eat the new shoots in...
Easy to Grow Herbs That Can Help Clean the House
Mint has a fresh, clean aroma and is great for the bathroom. To one cup of vinegar, add equal parts mint and 5 teaspoons of baking powder. Shake well.  Strain and add ½ cup of water. Peppermint is a natural pesticide.  Pop...
Vertical Gardens
Are you climbing the walls at home?  Why not utilise these vertical assets to advantage by incorporating them into your view and green space?  There are many easy ways to transform fences, walls and other vertical surface from bland to...
Trouble shooting
Plants can be tricky sometimes to care for.  The don’t have a way of expressing themselves, after all, so sometimes diagnosing what might be wrong with them can involve a bit of sleuthing. Case in point. Brodie Booth needed some...
Small Spaces, Big Flavours
Have you ever thought about having a living spice rack?  Perhaps you’ve been inspired by the Masterchef garden and want to try growing your own, but don’t have any space.  Many herbs can be grown in large pots, and pairing...
Seed Raising
     
Ten Simple Green Ideas to do in a COVID Confinement
Keeping yourself busy with worthwhile projects doesn’t get any better than these. Tinned Herbs – turn you COVID pantry into a mini herb garden that will add flavor to any canned concoction you’re whipping up to save yourself a trip...
Butterfly Plants and other Beneficial Insects
More and more people are looking at ways to encourage beneficial insects into the garden. This needs a multi-pronged approach including planting a variety of flowers in colours, planting nectar and pollen rich flowers, and keeping your use of pesticides...
Fast Fresh
Autumn is the perfect time to plant winter veg, regardless of your motivation.  If you’re trying to conjure up some ‘fast food’ at home, the simplest option is sprouts.  They are super quick crops ready to harvest in about 4...
Bug Off Mossies and other Nuisance Insects
Bug Off Mossies and other Nuisance Insects Whilst the recent rainfall has been wonderful, it has also resulted in an explosion of insects…some of which can be very annoying.  Many plants have natural pest controlling properties that can be utilised...
True Blue Tough
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...
every drop counts!
Guiding steps to be more waterwise   Do you have a water tank that’s not connected to the mains? You can water however and whenever you like, but it’s more efcient to stick to before 10am and after 4pm. If...
Plants for every living place
Add a soothing calm to your indoor living lifestyle Plants work in a variety of ways to lift an interior. They can be a useful decoration, adding texture, colour and height to a room, by way of flowers or ceramic...
season tips to stay on top
Summer is the time to cut corners. Check out our great hacks to have your plants looking fantastic fast…and let you enjoy the sunshine! OUTDOOR Feeding – use half strength liquid feed in your watering can twice as often. Seasol...
Great ideas to nurture your gardens in these harsh times
Australian holidays and sunshine align perfectly, so days playing in the backyard and lazy lunches catching up with friends are the luxuries we all dream about. The harsh reality of this summer means water restrictions and bush free effected zones,...