• The Sustainable Way to Enjoy Avocados

    Love avocados? You’re not alone – avocado consumption has been on the rise, more than doubling in the decade between 2010 and 2020, and this figure is set to increase even further. Unfortunately, while nutrient-dense…

  • 6 Ways to Increase Biodiversity in Your Garden

    A biodiverse garden is a garden that’s filled with life in multiple forms. It encompasses a variety of plant species, which, in turn, attracts an array of wildlife. Not only does this make a garden…

  • 4 Tips for Planting Trees in the Spring

    While some trees can be planted year-round, experts tend to agree that spring is still the best season for getting new trees in the ground. As the days become longer and the temperatures rise, a…

  • Growing Native Australian Trees Found in Vine Thickets

    Vine thickets are an important part of Australia’s natural ecology. Like similar rainforest growth around the globe, vine thickets help conserve moisture, prevent erosion by water or wind, provide habitat for native animal species, and…

  • 5 Reasons to Plant a Yucca Tree

    If you’ve been thinking about adding a new tree to your garden, a yucca is worth considering. Not only are there almost 50 varieties that you can choose from, with each one growing in its…

  • Controlling Weeds Around Garden Trees

    While you may already have methods in place to deal with the weeds that pop up around your garden, preventing them from emerging around your garden trees is a little trickier. That said, this is…

  • Designer Trees for Christmas

    While it scarcely seems possible when Halloween arrives, November is just ahead, and next will be December and Christmas. People who live on the northern side of the equator often wonder whether people in Australia…

  • 3 Fruit Trees You Can Grow Indoors

    Love the idea of growing your own fruit but don’t have enough outdoor space for a tree? Don’t worry, you don’t need to give up on the idea of freshly-picked fruit – here are three…

  • How to Spring Clean Your Garden

    You may have already started spring cleaning your home, but don’t forget to do the same to your garden too! Early spring, once pollinators have finished overwintering in plant debris but before new growth really…

  • Notable Trees of Australia

    A tree is just a tree until it is a landmark or a tree around which memorable events are centered. Around here, we think that trees are pretty important for a lot of reasons, ranging…

  • Trees in the News

    Trees do not often make it into the news. They do not have feet or paws. They tend to stay in one place and grow slowly. Even so, trees are important to our world. They…

  • Gadi: Another Name for Xanthorrhoea or Grass Trees

    Gadi is the First People name for Xanthorrhoea or grass trees. Gadigal or Caddiegal are the original people who lived in the area that includes Sydney and several other coastal Australian cities. According to the…

  • 3 Drought-Tolerant Trees for Hot and Dry Climates

    Whether you believe in climate change or not, there’s no denying that weather patterns over recent years have become increasingly erratic, and this doesn’t look as though it’s going to change anytime soon. This means…