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  • The Day After Christmas in Your Garden

    The day after Christmas is a special time for gardeners. December 26th is the time of year when the winter/summer solstice has passed. If you are in the northern hemisphere, the days are beginning to…

  • Teaching Children About Trees

    Research shows that a child who has an awareness of nature from an early age will continue to be environmentally conscious throughout their life and, in this day and age, children that care about the…

  • Trees as a Last-Minute Gift

    Gift giving is part of many different sorts of holidays, from birthdays to special holidays, so you might run out of gift ideas. There is an ancient proverb that runs plan for tomorrow, plant a…

  • How to Create a Layered Garden

    Ever wish your garden looked lusher, fuller, and more cohesive? The answer lies in layering. Layered landscaping is a concept that involves designing your garden and plants in a specific way to create a flowing…

  • Are You Unintentionally Harming Your Garden Trees?

    There’s no denying that many trees are super-resilient. However, just like with any other living thing, trees have their limits – there’s only so much that they can cope with before they start to suffer….

  • How to Stake a Garden Tree

    First things first – not all trees need to be staked. If you’re planting a young sapling in a relatively protected area, then staking could actually hinder root growth – swaying in the wind encourages…

  • 5 Ways to Decorate Your Garden Trees for the Festive Season

    Looking for some inspirational ways to decorate your garden this festive season? We’ve got you covered – here are five ideas you’re bound to love.   Twinkling String Lights The festive season is synonymous with…

  • Slow Gardening: What is it & How Do You Do it?

    You’ve probably heard of the slow food movement – it’s all about enhancing our connection with the food that we eat. Well, slow gardening is an offshoot of that. It’s a mindset that encourages gardeners…

  • How to Care for Heat-Stressed Trees?

    Summer is quickly approaching, and with experts predicting that the warmer months will soon become hotter and drier than ever, it’s only natural to worry about how all of your garden trees will cope. While…

  • Adjusting Soil pH in Your Garden

    When planting a new tree, it’s always worth paying some attention to the pH of your soil to ensure that this matches up with your new tree’s growing requirements. Some trees, such as the Queensland…

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Garden More Child-Friendly

    If you have children, then you’ll already be aware of how important it is for your garden to be as child-friendly as possible. This doesn’t mean that it needs to be filled with garish plastic…

  • Enjoying Your Garden and Trees: Self-care while Gardening

    This seems to be the year to focus on “self-care”. There is no place where it is more applicable than when gardening. Trees, such as the magnificent Queensland Bottle Tree, Mango tree, or even an…

  • 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…

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