Bulbs are such rewarding plants to grow - child's play to plant, happy growing in gardens or pots, and can slip into the tiniest spaces to provide a burst of colour. We've got bulbs for cold climates and bulbs for subtropical ones. Here's our top ten tips for simple successful bulb planting
Variegation in plants means colour all year in the garden. Variegated plants are ideal for the Australian climate. They need a little different care to an all-green plant - find out how to keep your variegated plants looking perfect here.
Flowering hedges are ideal for creating privacy in the garden, with the bonus of bright flowers to liven things up! Flowering hedges may be clipped neatly in formal gardens, or left to grow for a wilder rustic feel. There's a flowering shrub for almost any garden style, and any climate. Here's some of our favourites.
Our beautiful beaches are a playground for all of us, whether we're swimming and surfing, building sandcastles with the bubs, or taking a stroll. Living by the coast is relaxing and energising, but can be hard on our garden plants, with drying winds, little shade, and salt spray. Find out which plants cope with these conditions best.
Some of the more common garden plants that are toxic for dogs, and safe alternatives to plant in your garden. Remember that just as you can't feed your dog chocolate, there are plants that are perfectly safe and tasty for us that could make your pup sick. Check with your vet if you are unsure.
Some of the more common garden plants that are toxic for cats, and safe alternatives to plant in your garden. Remember that there are plants that are perfectly safe and tasty for us that could make your kitty sick. Check with your vet if you are unsure.
There's a reason why lavender is so loved by gardeners! It enjoys our hot climate (unless you're in the Top End), smells gorgeous, blooms in tough situations, and lures in those beneficial pollinators. Find the best lavender for your garden here.