Allora's Advice

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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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  ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Four Steps to Successful Planting

. Friday, January 22, 2016 . Comments

Step One Dig your holes twice the width of the pot your plants are in and loosen the bottom soil for soft easy soil for the roots to push through. Add gypsum if needed Step Two Place 1-2 typho ...

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