Allora's Advice

A little green goes along way...

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, May 15, 2017 . Comments

Indoor Plants are trending... Indoor Plants are surging back on trend and with the 2017 Pantone Colour of the year being 'Greenery''s time to get on board! Vertical Gardening, indoor wall ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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  ...

Read More

Beautiful Blue Blooms!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, April 24, 2017 . Comments

We reckon that a change is good as a holiday, so why not add some blue to your garden.... These are our top two picks! Evolvulus Pilosus 'Blue Eyes' It is a versatile, tough, spreading pla ...

Read More

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  ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

Prepare your Garden for the DRY!

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, March 27, 2017 . Comments

With the wet season finally coming to an end (we hope), it is now time to take action in your garden and prepare for the Dry Season ahead. We always get super excited around this time of year  ...

Read More

Cool your Backyard

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, March 20, 2017 . Comments

The best time to plant a TREE was 20 years ago, the next best time is NOW! Trees are especially valuable providing careful selection has taken place and a little research and forethought has b ...

Read More

Garden Releaf Fundraiser

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, March 13, 2017 . Comments

Come and join us this weekend for our annual GARDEN RELEAF fundraiser for Beyond Blue! Sunday March 19 between 10am - 2pm Sausage Sizzle Balloons Tree of Hope Ice Cups Classic Car Dis ...

Read More

Join our Gardeners Club and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Be included in our regular eNewsletter of hints, tips and tricks for gardening in the tropics

  • Receive "Early Gardeners" specials on plants and products

  • Join our monthly Information Sessions at our Outdoor Garden Cafe

  • Become part of a network of gardeners, sharing information and stories