• 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…

  • Trendy Trees: 3 Garden Trees in High Demand

    Looking for a way to update and modernise your garden? We’ve been busy exploring some of the top tree trends of 2021 – many are guaranteed to be short-lived fads that aren’t worth your time…

  • Spikey, Fibrous, Fantastic Yucca plants

    What is spikey, fibrous, and fantastic? Yucca plants! Originating in Mexico, yuccas have a long tradition as useful, attractive plants. Today, they are primarily grown as ornamental plants. They can be low-growing foliage plants, such…

  • Gearing up for Spring: Are your Trees Ready?

    Spring is probably one of the most exciting times of the year for gardeners everywhere. When your garden focuses on trees, it is one continuous adventure right after another. Warmer temperatures, but not too warm,…

  • Beneath the Ground

    Much of the time when we think about planting trees, growing trees, and enjoying trees we think about what happens above the ground, and on the ground. But some trees and treelike plants, such as…

  • Moving to a New Garden

    Moving is always an exciting event, but when you move to a new garden a whole new dimension is added. Perhaps you are moving to your first garden, or you might be moving from a…