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Top 5 Ways You're Killing Your Indoor Plants - and how to avoid them
Top 5 Ways You’re Killing Your Indoor Plants …and how to avoid them. They look great when you bring them home from our place, but how can you be sure to keep your plants looking good when they get home...
Winter Indoor Projects
Sometimes you need to be creative to gardening indoors, so we’ve come up with some fun projects to try in your own home.   # Bonsai Whilst most bonsai plants are strictly outdoors, you can train some indoor plants into...
Biophilic Design
What’s that, you might ask?  It is a HUGE trend in architecture and the landscape design at the moment.  It’s about creating good habitat for people’s wellbeing within the built environment.  Key to understanding it is focusing on what impact...
Reading Palms
Ever wondered what your indoor plants might say about you?  There are some hidden truths and symbolism is ‘plant language’ that perhaps you never knew.  Is it possible that your plants are whispering behind your back? Arum lilies represent faith...
Moth Orchids on Mother’s Day
Do you orchids in Victorian England referenced a gift for someone you held in great affection? This makes them the perfect Mother’s Day gift.  Of course, the real trick is how to look after your Moth Orchid, also known as...
Cyclamen
Cyclamen are popular indoor plants are capable of flowering for many months.  Gardeners love them as they will often be flowering in the dead of winter when nothing else mulch is, but continue throughout spring. The trick with them is...
Mother’s Day Mix and Match
Types of Mum The model mum is the one everyone is jealous of and secretly wants to be.  In the plant world that has to be the Moth Orchid… sophisticated and dramatic, it looks great everywhere and always gets a...
Mother’s Day “Mums”
Chrysanthemums or “mums” as they are popularly known, are traditionally given to mums on Mother’s Day in Australia.  In Asia, they symbolize birth and rebirth, and given as gifts for both baby showers and funerals, though the colour influences its...
Top 5 plant styling tips to try at home with plants
Have you greened your house yet?  We’re not talking painting the walls a lovely shade of olive or mint green, like the calming ‘green room’ behind the scenes of a TV set or theater, rather, adding living elements that transform...
Container gardening
Gardening in pots offers the unique opportunity to really highlight plants habit, structure, texture and colour in a way that the garden bed does not allow.  The marriage between container and contents should brings more worth than their individual value.Function...
Vertical Gardening
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...
First time plant parents
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...
Plants for Every living space
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...
5 Easy Steps to a Sustainable Life
Making steps towards a sustainable life empowers you to take charge of the things that are withing your control. Green Living is a choice we can all choose right now.   Food waste is the world’s biggest contributor to landfill....
Breathe Easier Indoors
It can be tricky getting some fresh air at the moment.  So if you’re stuck indoors, what can be done?  Plants of course are great air filters.  Backed up by lots of research, including a NASA report that states how...
Potted Plant Parents
Summer is not your typical time to plant a garden.  The heat can be stressful enough without having to acclimatise into new soil and a new place, and any large planting jobs are best delayed till autumn when the sting...
Ferns
Ferns must be one of the most fascinating groups of plants to collect.  While they lack flowers there is such a huge diversity of form and growth habit that you can continue to find new and unusual varieties for a...
Zoom in the home office
As we spend more time working from home, don’t underestimate the calming qualities of a few potted ‘work mates’, that are not only great for our mental health, but also purify the air.    RMIT crunched some numbers on 101...
Worm Farming Facts
Compost worms convert kitchen scraps and garden waste into nutrient-rich plant food perfect for the garden or potted plants.  So reduce landfill and greenhouse gas emissions and, at the same time, make garden fertiliser. Worm farming is ideal for anyone...
Survival Revival
Did you recently start vegie gardening for the first time?  You were not alone, with vegetable seedling and seed sales experiencing an enormous surge in popularity as the convenience of back yard produce started to take on extra importance.  ...
Lifestyle
Lacking something?  Perhaps it’s just sleep that you’re deprived of.  In wellness circles, sleep is the new cure, and some corporations are including sleeping pods in their design.  It is one of the best things you can do to keep...