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Olives
Who doesn’t love the magic of an olive tree?  Whether you’re growing it for its dense, silvery foliage, its distinctive fruit, or to espalier against a fence, we have the plant for you.  Olives are drought tolerant and salt tolerant...
Spring Herbs
Spring is a time for new beginnings.  If you’ve always wanted time to plant some flavour, now is an ideal time to pop some in.  Think basil for adding zing to your tomatoes, parsley for instant fill in a salad,...
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,...
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.  ...
First time plant parent, find your perfect plant match
So many plants and so many places to put them…but what makes the RIGHT plant for your place?  I guess the first thing to remember is that in truth there is no such thing as an indoor plant.  They all...
Top three Indoor plants for beginners
Never tried having pot plants before?  Perhaps you find it difficult to look after them and forget that their needs are greater than the rest of the furniture…these three won’t let you down. Get a terrarium! The fact that they...
The Best Plants for Lowlight
Do you want to know a dark secret?   Come close and I’ll tell you the best plants for low light areas.  The ones you can trust to come through when all else fails, and I’m not talking about plastic fantastic,...
Something's wrong, what could it be?
Problems with your indoor plants?  Here’s three commonly found issues…so let’s brainstorm, there’s bound to be a remedy. Browning leaves: This is a vexing problem, normally related to watering. Problem is, it’s either too wet or too dry, but they...
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...