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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...
NEW IN(SPIRATION)
This June, our NEW IN range will launch instore and online and bring with it a lot of fresh looks across pots, vases and glassware.  Our bestselling tripods are back in new colours and styles and are just perfect for when you are...
Bee Day – 20th May
Bees are crucial to food security, with many of the world’s main food crops pollinated by them.  Australia has honeybees, imported not long after colonization, but also thousands of species of native bees, the majority of which are solitary bees,...
CALL OUT NOW ON- EDEN UNEARTHED: ART IN THE GARDEN
Eden Unearthed returns for its fifth year of stunning installations among flowers and foliage at Macquarie Park Eden Unearthed, the largest privately funded exhibition of its kind in Australia, returns to Macquarie Parks’ Eden Gardens in Spring. This showcase of...
Earth Day – 22nd April
Over 50 years ago on the 22nd ofApril, 1970 the first Earth Day took place.  In our gardens and balconies, we can still do our bit to encourage backyard biodiversity and do our bit to reduce water waste, cut our use of dangerous chemicals and...
Top 5 plant styling tips to try at home with plants
Have you greened your house yet?  We’re not talking painting the walls a lovely shade of olive or mint green, like the calming ‘green room’ behind the scenes of a TV set or theater, rather, adding living elements that transform...
GRO Autumn 2021 Magazine - The Best Time To Plant

Gro Seasonal Magazine - Autumn 2021: the best time to plant. Gardening tips, growing guides and more.

BACK TO WORK and SCHOOL
As the summer holidays wrap for another year and you start looking towards another year back at ‘the coal face’, why not consider greening your workspace or school.  There is plenty of research to show that plants earn their keep...
Romance in the Garden
Struggling to quite know what to say? Flowers have been used for centuries to fill in the gaps where words are not enough, revealing secret messages coded into their blooms by colour or type. If you’re into ‘saying it with...
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is being celebrated this year on the 12th February – and farewell to Year of the Rat…what a cow that turned out to be! We welcome the Year of the Ox; characterised by its diligence, dependability and...
Investing in Plants Now to Enjoy All Year
Everyone loves bringing home some flowering plants to add colour to their garden or interior but investing in more than just flowers can prove a wise decision post their display.  Think about form, longevity, texture and foliage colour to ensure...
Gifts for Everyone
At Eden Gardens we have the perfect gift for everyone, not just a living bunch of flowers for your mum or growing Christmas tree for your dad… Beginner plant parents: Do you know someone about to go away to university? ...
Kris Kringle Plant Presents
What to bring, when you’re told not to bring a thing…well chocolates are a bit overdone, alcohol has its vices, but a plant really brings smiles without any calories or complications!   So, what can you buy for the same...
Poinsettia’s and Other Christmas Plants
Alongside the traditions of overeating, drinking and falling asleep in the afternoon sun, Christmas is also a time with strong plant associations. We bring trees into the house and dress them up, we take flame red exotics as gifts for...
Hoyas
Hoyas are plants to LOVE.  Who can resist their amazing scented flowers, their foliage cascading from hanging baskets gracefully or climbing creatively around your balcony?  They are just about the most forgiving climber for shade too, bouncing back after you’ve...
Palms to Lush-up Your Space
Travelling to a tropical island may be off the holiday list now, but why not create your own touch of paradise at home with some gorgeous palms and their alies.  All palms are not created equal though, so come with...
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...