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Cactus and Succulents
Cacti are terrific choices for hot, sun baked gardens.  In the gardens at Eden there are a variety of sites that prove difficult for most plants yetare perfect are for these prickly cases.  As you drive down into our underground...
Succulent Bowls
Succulent bowls are as individual as you are.  No two bowls are ever the same.  Succulents are surging in popularity, and it’s no wonder - they are virtually maintenance free, with very low-water needs and they look good all year...
Experience a moment of calm at GRO Urban Oasis
Gro Urban Oasis in Miranda is hard to miss. Located in Westfield, the store is a literal haven in the heart of the centre. Greenery spills from every corner with plants dripping from the ceiling and leaves crowding the walls...
How to create a self-care oasis in your home using plants
Caring for oneself has parallels to gardening and there are lessons to be learnt from plants.  If you neglect your pot plants, their soon deteriorate, and loose function.  If only we applied these same basic learnings to ourselves and took...
How to Recycle Your Garden Pots
Do you have empty plastic pots lying around your home and you’re not sure what to do with them?     Step 1. Get your pots together for recycling and check that they have the PP5 symbol on them.  ...
Mardi Gras 2022
2022’s theme for Mardi Gras is United We Shine and looks towards a brighter future for the rainbow family.  To celebrate diversity and inclusion, we have created some Pride Kokedama balls in rainbow colours, and some bejewelled ones too.  These will be...
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is being celebrated this year on the 1st February – and farewell to Year of the Ox…what a cow that turned out to be! We welcome the Year of the Tiger; characterised by its braveness and spontaneity,...
Twelve Days of Christmas
On the first day of xmas my true love gave to me a KOKEDAMA WITH A PALM TREE   On the second day of xmas my true love gave to me 2 ORCHIDS TO LOVE   On the 3rd day...
Why astronauts and apartments need house plants
Why are we all falling in love with plants? Interior landscaping undoubtedly looks great and styling your home with plants has become one of the top trends for interiors, but as people realise that they are also good for you,...
Gro November Mini Mag - Gift better this Christmas

Plantscaping tips
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Top 10 gift ideas

 

Black Friday – Find Your Perfect Plant and Pot Pairing
What’s black about Friday with these great eight green specials? HEART leaf philodendrons are the perfect gift for your sweetHEART; they also are hardy enough to outlive most relationships! Maidenhair ferns are the most coveted of all; once you’ve found...
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, and...
WellBeing Festive Gift Guide
Give the gift to grow this Christmas with a lush plant from Gro Urban Oasis. Lasting long after the petals have fallen, a living plant gift will grow, just like your love for years to come.     *GRO is...
Give a living plant gift from Gro Urban Oasis
Plant retailers Gro Urban Oasis are right on the money when they say that people right now are actively reassessing their lives: downsizing, going minimal, and going green. So a Christmas or Kris Kringle option that involves plants or nature is going to...
UNEARTH YOUR SENSES AND LET YOUR SPIRIT SOAR
Eden Unearthed returns for its fifth year with stunning installations in the open-air garden gallery at Macquarie Park #edenunearthed Eden Unearthed, the largest privately funded exhibition of its kind in Australia, returns to Macquarie Parks’ Eden Gardens on Monday 1...
Top 5 Gift Ideas for dad
Dad’s Desk Why not spruce up dad’s desk?  Your desk is where so much action takes place, and it makes sense to create an atmosphere of calm and inspiration there if you can.  Think peace lilies and fruit salad plants...
Wellness calendar 2021
Save or print out his monthly Wellness Calendar for inspiration and ideas to be more well every day! View Wellness Calendar (PDF)
NAIDOC week from 4th-11th July
This week is NAIDOC week from 4th-11th July. The theme for this year is Heal Country! – and is a plea “for protections of our lands, waters, sacred sites and our cultural heritage.”NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders...
GRO Winter Wellness Magazine 2021

Surround yourself in plant wellness this winter

Global Wellness Day
GWD is aimed at increasing awareness of ‘good living’.  So how does one cultivate wellness?  The day aims to create space in one’s life to pause and become centred for just one day, breaking free of everyday stress and bad...
World Environment Day – 5th June
The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is Ecosystem Restorationand will launch the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration. How does this relate to us here at Gro Urban Oasis?  Growing trees, greening cities, rewilding gardens – all these things are...