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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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Sweet Love

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, January 01, 2018 . Comments

Tabernaemontana 'Sweet Love' are now in stock and looking gorgeous! With delicate looking little white flowers, this hardy shrub reaches 1-2 metres high. Prune to create a nice b ...

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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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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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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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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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Tropical Trees

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, September 18, 2017 . Comments

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago... The next best time is NOW! We have some of the best tropical trees in the country! So if you have the space and would also like to create shad ...

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Blooming Bougainvillea

Tiffany Cornell . Monday, September 04, 2017 . Comments

For colour in the garden Bougainvilleas provide some of the best choices! They love free-draining soil and do not like having excess water around their roots. Positioned in full sun will give the be ...

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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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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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