Allora's Advice

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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Diamonds in the Dark

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 11, 2017 . Comments

Diamonds in the Dark are a revolutionary new range of Lagerstroemias. They feature flawless near-black foliage that emerges in early spring, followed by masses of vivid blooms from  ...

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Rain brings warning of Melioidosis disease in the NT

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, December 04, 2017 . Comments

As it starts to get wetter in the Top End, the Centre of Disease Control warns Territorians to look out for symptoms of potentially deadly soil-borne disease, Melioidosis. Also known a ...

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Purple Heart

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 27, 2017 . Comments

Need a ground cover for your garden that is attractive and durable? Tradescantia Pallida 'Purpurea' (Purple Heart) is a popular trailing evergreen perennial noted for its remarkable foliage of  ...

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Moses in the Cradle

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 20, 2017 . Comments

Rhoeo Tradescantia or 'Moses in the Cradle' is a colourful, evergreen clump forming plant featuring two colour foliage - green on top and purple underneath. It has a short stem that produc ...

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Purple Fountain Grass

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 13, 2017 . Comments

Of all the ornamental grasses, of which there are many, Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum Advena 'Rubrum') is probably one of the most popular. The Purple burgundy-coloured foliage and soft, fuzzy ...

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Tiffany Cornell . Monday, November 06, 2017 . Comments

CANNA TERRA is a line of nutrients and substrates which are specially developed for growing plants in peat based potting mixes. CANNA TERRA can be used for cultivating in both pots and open pottin ...

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Plant Life Balance Phone App Launches!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, October 30, 2017 . Comments

Rate your space - Style your space - Get the look that's right for you! Plant Life Balance is a fun way to green your home with your phone. Choose from one of seven 'Living ...

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Tiffany Cornell . Monday, October 23, 2017 . Comments

Fragrance is one of the most great delights of a summer garden and Gardenias are a beautiful, sweet-smelling way to up the aromas. They're coming into bloom now all over the country an ...

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