Growing

  • How to Prevent Your Garden Trees From Growing Too Large

    Large trees are definitely majestic, but, if your garden is on the small side, oversized trees can quickly become a nuisance. The best way to keep things under control is by picking tree species with…

  • Are Coffee Grounds a Good Fertiliser for Garden Trees?

    In an effort to keep things natural and sustainable, many gardeners are now moving away from chemical fertilisers, turning to DIY alternatives instead. There’s nothing wrong with this – a good homemade fertiliser can easily…

  • Edible Landscaping: How to Get Started

    With sustainability and self-sufficiency being major trends at the moment, more and more people are trying their hand at edible landscaping. If the concept of producing your own food in a garden that looks beautifully…

  • 4 Things to Know When Planting a Yucca Filifera

    Native to northern Mexico, the Yucca Filifera is an architectural evergreen tree with tufts of sword-shaped leaves. The visual impact that it makes means that it’s a popular tree to have in home gardens, although…

  • Should You Amend Your Soil Before Planting a New Garden Tree?

    If you’ve treated yourself to a new garden tree, then it goes without saying that you’ll want that tree to thrive once you’ve planted it. One step that many people take before planting a tree…

  • Would a Queensland Bottle Tree Do Well in Your Garden?

    Tempted to add a Queensland Bottle Tree to your garden? You’re not alone – this one-of-a-kind tree tends to capture the heart of anyone that sees it. While it’s true that this is a highly…

  • How to Make Your Garden Trees Grow Faster

    Just like any other living thing, trees need time to mature. Do some research into the tree species that are currently in your garden and you’ll easily learn their expected growth rate. However, with some…

  • How to Give Your Garden Trees a Health Check

    Many people don’t realise that their trees aren’t healthy until it’s too late. By this point, that tree will be so deeply impacted by whatever may be causing its demise that bringing it back to…

  • Olives: in Literature, Gardening, Cooking and More

    Olive…Oil, and so much more.  Olive Oyl was Popeye the Sailor Man’s girlfriend. She looked after Sweet Pea, was pursued by Brutus, and frequently provided the impetus for a variety of plotlines, all culminating with…

  • 3 Easy Citrus Trees to Grow in an Australian Garden

    The Australian climate lends itself well to citrus trees. These plants love the heat and can tolerate a certain amount of cold, and a number of them are capable of fruiting throughout the year in…

  • Top Garden Trends for 2021

    Some garden trends quickly come and go, while others have more staying power and significantly influence how a garden develops over time. If you’ve been looking to make a few changes in your own garden,…

  • Can You Plant Flowers Underneath Garden Trees?

    Whether you’re growing a tall and bulbous Queensland Bottle Tree or a dramatic Dragon Tree, the ground underneath a garden tree can sometimes end up looking a little bare. Filling this area with flowers is…

  • Celebrating Trees and Summer Holidays

    There has always been something special about trees, no matter where you are in the world. We have all sorts of trees, but we specialize in the kinds that will grow well in Australia. One…