• 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…

  • 5 Ways to Add a New Focal Point to Your Garden

    Every garden needs a few focal points. They immediately attract attention and provide a sense of structure and direction. Design them strategically and a quick glance at your garden will have your eyes flitting from…

  • How to Create Microclimates in Your Garden

    Ever wish you could grow cool-season crops in the middle of a hot summer? Or perhaps you’d like to extend your growing season well into the winter? Either way, microclimates are the answer. A microclimate…

  • Homemade Fertilisers for Garden Trees

    Spring is a great time to begin fertilising your garden trees. This nutritional boost will give your trees all they need for the upcoming growing season. However, don’t go purchasing any new fertilisers just yet…

  • Buying a New Tree? Here’s How to Pick the Healthiest Specimen

    The healthier a tree is, the better its chances are of surviving and thriving once it has been planted out in your garden. But when you’re shopping at a nursery and you’re faced with a…

  • Winter Damage & Evergreen Trees: Here’s What You’ll Need to Do

    Now that the worst of the winter is behind us, you’ll notice so much life and new growth in your garden. While that may be the case, not every tree will happily bounce back without…

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Queensland Bottle Tree

    Whether you’re considering purchasing a Queensland Bottle Tree or you already have one growing happily in your garden, it’s always worth learning a little more about the trees that feature in your life. When it…

  • 4 Trees to Plant in Your Garden This Spring

    Looking to spruce up your garden this season? One easy way to add instant drama and interest is by planting a tree, and early spring is the best time of year to do that.  …

  • Large Succulents: Feature Plants for Your Landscape

    If you are a gardener, you have often heard the term, “succulent”. You might have asked yourself what exactly is it that makes a succulent? You know that cacti, aloes, agave, and tree yuccas are…