Growing

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.  …

  • 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…

  • This Fast-Growing Succulent Tree Could Transform Your Garden

    Looking for a garden tree that’ll grow quickly, not demand too much attention, and give your garden a year-round “wow” factor? The Tree Aloe could be exactly what you need.   What is a Tree…

  • 5 Reasons to Plant a Grass Tree

    Looking for the perfect new tree to add to your garden? Here are five reasons why a grass tree could be exactly what you need.   A Grass Tree Provides a Dramatic Focal Point Let’s…

  • 6 Tips for Growing a Mango Tree in a Pot

    There’s a misconception that mango trees don’t do well in pots, but the opposite is true. Not only can a mango tree be perfectly content in a pot, but get things right and that tree…

  • Can Planting Garden Trees Really Help with Climate Change?

    The world is still debating whether or not mass tree plantings can really help with climate change. There’s no denying that huge expanses of trees will act as carbon sinks, but the counter argument is…

  • How to Use Trees to Give Your Garden More Privacy

    Whether your garden backs onto a busy street or your neighbour’s house is positioned in a way that gives them a bird’s eye view, trees are a great way to give your garden some extra…

  • How to Plant a Pot-Grown Tree

    If you’ve just purchased a new container-grown tree for your garden, then you’re probably wondering how to go about planting it. Here’s a step-by-step guide for you to follow:   Choose the Right Time Unlike…

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Basic Tree Care

    If you’re new to planting and growing trees and feel intimidated by the process – don’t be. While trees may look as though they require hours of care and maintenance, they’re actually much easier to…

  • How to Encourage an Avocado Tree to Produce More Fruit

    Is your avocado tree not quite meeting your expectations in terms of how much fruit it’s producing? Or perhaps you’re struggling to even harvest a single avocado from your tree. Either way, here’s what you…