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Indoor Plant Care 101
Our 5 top tips for keeping your babies happy Watering: Indoor plants require less water than you think, especially as the weather cools.  Be sure to use your finger as a water gauge, only watering if the potting mix is...
How to Create a Sanctuary at Home
We have all come to realise how precious home life is, and how creating a sanctuary at home where you feel safe has never been more important.  Clearing out unwanted ‘stuff’ that clutters our mind and spaces and organising what’s...
Bring good fortune with Happy Plants
Want to give someone a lucky break?  Reopening your shop or heading back to work? Happy plants are given as gifts for shop openings and new business reportedly bringing good fortune.  Whether or not they actually, they certainly are easy...
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...
Building a Sanctuary at Home
We have all come to realise how precious homelife is, and how creating a sanctuary at home where you feel safe has never been more important.  Clearing out unwanted ‘stuff’ that clutters our mind and spaces and organising what’s remaining...
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...
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...
Timely Advice
Autumn great time to plant, so think about planting a hedge to create some privacy, pop in a tree for shade or perhaps use ground covers to cover any bare patches, and reduce weeds in your garden.  It’s a good...
The Power of One
Sometimes thinking BIG can be the answer.  Too often, we crowd and create clutter when styling our spaces, instead of using one statement piece to say it all.  To help you make some big impact this Autumn, we’re having a...
The (don't) Panic patch
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...
Plants to the rescue
Indoor gardens are incredibly popular with everyone right now for very healthy reasons   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...
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! Plants should be re-potted when they’re actively growing, so they quickly grow into their new position....
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...
Summer Garden Hacks
December is the time you need to know how to cut some corners.  So here are the best cheats possible to have you garden looking great – fast. Feeding – use half strength liquid feed twice as often to fast...
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 place? ...
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 Herbs for your wellbeing
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...
Barbeque Herbs
Using herbs in cooking doesn’t just add flavour, it can also lower health risks of barbequing meat by preventing the formation of toxins such as heterocyclic amines that can otherwise form over high heats.  Garlic, onion and rosemary are particularly effective,...
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 Gro Urban Oasis we love pets too and want...
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. ...
Vertical Gardens
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...