Plant's 101

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,...
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,...