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GRO Spring 2020 Magazine - Find Joy in Spring
Never has spring and renewal been as important as this year, and all the positive energy that comes with it. “The garden has its own energy and vitality,” says Lindy Wong. VIEW MAGAZINE
Indoor Plants for Spring
We know that everyone gets such joy from the arrival of Spring.  It’s a real time to reset, re-organise and renew in all areas of our lives. There’s so much inspiration and information around on how to embrace the season...
5 indoor plants that love spring
Surround your living areas with plants and the joy they they bring. Nothing brings life to a room like GREEN life, so go forest bathing in your own home with these indestructible spring picks and grow your own happy place....
Some hot stuff to kick off spring
Chillies range in flavour from blistering heat through to a mild sweet flavour.  They are rated using the Scoville scale that goes up to 2,000,000 – definitely the handle with care type!  They are useful for pots, table pieces and...
Balcony makeover
Do you have a boring balcony and instead imagine a tropical oasis? We have the latest ranges of outdoor furniture ready to transform your place so you can holiday at home year round. Tricks & Tips • Use modular pieces...
New Light Weight Pots
For a plant to truly shine in your space it needs to be paired with the perfect pot or basket. We get this 100% and are obsessed with making sure we have a great selection available instore and online.  ...
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...
Dried Flowers
Dried flowers are so on trend and we are so happy to range these in store.  We have fluffy cotton heads, wheat, grasses, native daisies, billy bottons and fabulous palm fronds in store, perfect for creating a beach or boho...
Indoor plants to improve overall health and wellness
Interior landscaping undoubtedly looks great, and styling your home with plants has become one of the top trends for interiors, but did you realise it’s also good for you?  Plants not only look great, but they also have been scientifically...
Herbs for Wellness
Herbalists have long spoken about the benefits of plants for health.  Whether it be sipping on an herbal tea, breathing their fresh air, forest bathing or using plants for cosmetic uses, there are lots of easy ways to include plants...
Herbs and Wellness, Tea
Herbalists have always known plants are good for your health.  So whether you just like sipping on a cuppa, using plants for cosmetic uses, or adding the for flavour bursts to your cooking, there are lots of easy ways to...
The Power Of Plants
The power of plants has been well documented. In addition to their air purifying super hero powers there is the wellness benefits they bring to us in our daily lives. Their lush green works to boost our mood, increase our...
Australian Natives in ANY space
Even if you only have an indoor garden, you can still go native.  In fact, two of our favourite indoor plants are Aussie classics – the Kentia Palm (native to Lord Howe Island) and the native bird’s nest fern, Aspleniumaustralasicum,...
Kangaroo Paws
Kangaroo paws are great for adding colour to the garden and work really well in pots as well as planted in garden beds.  The key to success is loads of sun and excellent drainage. The more sun you give them,...
Welcome to July
It’s cold outside, and you probably have the heater on and a few layers of clothing, but have you thought about what it’s like to be an indoor plant?   What they really want is a consistently warm, bright position with...
Meet the Zanzibar Gem
Have you met the ZZ plant? Zamioculcaszamifolia is too much of a mouthful for most of us to manage, so no wonder it is called simply ZZ, or by its cultivar name, which is Zanzibar Gem.  The tricky name is...
Kentia Palms
Kentia palms have dark green, elegant foliage and graceful, arching fronds perfect for interiors.  Best of all, they live happily in pots for many, many years, and cope with low light positions. To keep them thriving, follow these tips: Keep...
Grevilleas
Grevilleas make a huge part of the Australian flora,spread right across the continent. Theyare fast growing and like well-drained soil, and live happily in pots.  Our range includes ‘Pink Surprise’, ‘Moonlight’ the rosy pink flowers of ‘Coastal Prestige’ all last...
Rubber Plant Burgundy
Want a trouble free tree for indoors?  It’s hard to go past the wine-red leafed Ficus elastica ‘Burgundy’.  Its thick glossy, leathery leaves have a lustrous look that works with any styling.  They enjoy having their leaves polished with a...
The Best Indoor Plant For You, According To Your Star Sign
We already know that indoor plants are good for us. Besides brightening up our rooms, studies have found that women whose homes are filled with fauna tend to have increased levels of happiness and a longer life expectancy than their foliage-free friends. Similarly, another study found...
Winter Plant Care
In winter plants generally need the following care….Winter can be a great time to garden as the weather is cool overnight, but frequently the days are perfect for outdoor exercise. It’s a great time of the year for a general...