Allora's Advice

End of the Wet Season...?

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, February 19, 2018 . Comments

The wet season is coming to an end, which means... Now is the best time to fertilise (if you haven't in the last 3 months) and mulch your gardens to help them get through the upcoming dry seas ...

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Keep calm this Valentine's Day!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, February 12, 2018 . Comments

For a lot of people Valentines Day can be a stressful time of year trying to pick the perfect gift to spoil that special someone. Bonsai's, Fairy Gardens and Herb Gardens make lovely living gi ...

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The Glamorous Garlic Vine!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, February 05, 2018 . Comments

The Garlic Vine, also called the false garlic plant, is a woody climbing vine with beautiful flowers. It is known as the false garlic plant because it is unrelated to edible garlic. Growing ga ...

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Parlor Palm

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 29, 2018 . Comments

The Parlor Palm is the quintessential houseplant! Growing a Parlor Palm indoors is ideal because it grows very slowly and thrives in low light and cramped space. It's also an excellent air purifie ...

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Phalaenopsis Orchids

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 22, 2018 . Comments

The Phalaenopsis or 'Moth Orchid' is the most common orchid! They are easily grown in the home and stay in bloom for a very long time. A mature Phalaenopsis will be in bloom much of the year with  ...

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Bat Plant Beauty!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 15, 2018 . Comments

Bat plants require warm, humid shade. They thrive in low light conditions of 40-60% shade, where trees or walls protect them from direct sun. This affinity for low light makes them quite happy ind ...

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Boysenberries - Yes we grow here!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 08, 2018 . Comments

Large bramble berry that grows on a trailing vine. Small clustered berries. When fully ripe, they develop a deep maroon colour, though it is not uncommon for the berries to still have subtle hin ...

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Sweet Love

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 01, 2018 . Comments

Tabernaemontana 'Sweet Love' are now in stock and looking gorgeous! With delicate looking little white flowers, this hardy shrub reaches 1-2 metres high. Prune to create a nice b ...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 25, 2017 . Comments

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ...

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Wet Season Gardening

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 18, 2017 . Comments

During the wet season, the monsoons come in from the north bringing nearly 2 metres of rain, the creeks and rivers fill and flood and stretch out across the flood plain. Lightening streaks the sky ...

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