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Top End plants to grow this dry...

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, May 08, 2017 . Comments

THERE ARE SOME SUPER EXCITING TOP END PLANTS TO GROW THIS DRY SEASON!!! CITRUS: Whether it's oranges, lemons, mandarin, kumquats, grapefruit or limes, there's a variety to suit every taste ...

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Growing Orchids in Darwin

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, May 01, 2017 . Comments

Darwin has the right climate for growing a wide range of Orchids including lowland tropical species and the many colourful hybrids. Orchids are easy to grow and are less trouble to care for than  ...

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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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Min-A-Min Magic

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, February 27, 2017 . Comments

Murraya Paniculata 'Min-A-Min' is a compact shrub growing to 1 metre by 1 metre. It has attractive, shiny leaves and fragrant, creamy/white flowers in tight clusters at branch tips with a strong,  ...

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Vincas are on their way

Tiffany Cornell . Wednesday, February 01, 2017 . Comments

We all know that Vincas look and smell great and we have been waiting all wet season (troppo season) to get our hands on them. Here are some tips and advice on how to look after them into the dry ...

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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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