Allora's Advice

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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How air temperature affects plants

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, October 02, 2017 . Comments

Temperature is a key factor in plant growth and development. Along with the levels of light, carbon dioxide, air humidity, water and nutrients, temperature influences plant growth and ultimately c ...

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National Honey Bee Day!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, August 14, 2017 . Comments

Join us this Sunday 20th August between 10am - 2pm for some Bee Friendly Fun! There will be Honey Tasting, Honey Spinning and Much More! BEE THERE! Did you know that Bees pollinate 1 in ev ...

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Ever thought about drying your herbs?

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, July 17, 2017 . Comments

Drying select herbs will not only save you money, it also increases the quality and quantity of your culinary herbs. But a word of caution before you begin; not all herbs dry well. Some lush and a ...

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Edible Flowers

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, July 03, 2017 . Comments

With their powerful and unique flavours, textures and colours, edible flowers have gained popularity as a creative and innovative ingredient for the culinary world. Flowers are added to food to pr ...

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For the love of CITRUS..

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, April 17, 2017 . Comments

Whether it's oranges, lemons, mandarin, kumquats, grapefruit or limes, there's a citrus variety to suit every taste and they can be grown right here in our beautiful top end climate. On hot  ...

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Easter fun in the Garden!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, April 10, 2017 . Comments

What have you got planned this Easter weekend? (We are closed Good Friday) On Saturday 15th April at 9.30am we will be having an Easter Herb Hunt!!! Kids of all ages will be able to get involv ...

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Companion Planting

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, April 03, 2017 . Comments

Companion planting is one of the oldest gardening techniques practised and has been in use long before the introduction of the chemical control of unwanted pests. Many early gardeners did not have ...

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Looking for a beautiful shade tree?

Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, November 30, 2016 . Comments

Maranthes Corymbosa is a NT Native Tree boasting a cooling shade canopy and a lovely weeping habit! This fast growing tree is very hardy, embracing a variety of conditions that the Tropics can ...

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Just what you need!

Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, November 16, 2016 . Comments

Yucca Elephantipes not only makes a delightful modern pot and landscape specimen with it's strong architectural lines - but has many other useful qualities, which make it a must for every house an ...

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