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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...
Green Clean – Detox your garden  
Have you ever thought that perhaps your garden might also need a detox?  Approaches to gardening have changed dramatically over the last few decades, but have you stayed up to date with the latest science of gardening, or are your...
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...
Garden Sanctuary – create your own Eden
Outdoor and natural environments affect us deeply and positively. Many visitors love coming to Eden Gardens just to make them feel good and connected.  They love wandering through the garden, the playfulness of the water dragons, looking at the scribbly...
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...
Looking After Looking After Indoor Plants
1.       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 dry beyond your first knuckle. Many plant do...
The Hot Spot
Gardening indoors in summer has its advantages.  When it’s wet, you’re dry, for starters!  If its too hot outside, indoors is shaded and often you can even have a fan or aircon on.  So what are the best things to...
Caring for your potted Christmas tree
If you’ve decided to buy a real living Xmas tree, you’ll want to be able to get the most out of it.   Top tree tips When you get the plant home, stand it in a suitable saucer or dish,...
January Gardening Tips
It’s hot and often humid in January, which is great growing weather, so you’ll need to be vigilant keeping weeds in check and vines under control.  Also, watch out for fungal problems and pests as now is the time when...
Holiday Plans for Indoor Plants
Did you finally secure that trip to Queensland? Or have plans to travel to Melbourne and go shopping in the laneways? Whatever you plans, don’t forget to factor in the pot plants. They can be easy to look after if you set...
Give a Living Gift
  This is a line we feel passionate about here. We say it all the time, and not just at Christmas!  In these times of socially conscious decisions, less is more and save the world, doing our part is the...
Top 5 Christmas Decorating Tips
1. Christmas Trees Christmas Trees can be anything you want - and we have everything you want! 2. Poinsettias These statements of the season are now instore and bring instant Christmas cheer to any space. 3. Potted Colour Get instant impact to impress...