Groundcovers are fantastic plants for Australian gardens. They are low maintenance workhorses that carry out multiple jobs in the garden. If you're thinking of mass planting groundcovers, do it the easy way with our tubestock plants - cheaper, and much less effort! Here's how
Spring is here and our gardens are waking up after their winter snooze. Some are almost presentable the moment they awake, whereas others need a bit more work to get them looking schmick. If you spend only ten minutes a day in your garden, you can make a real difference with little effort.
If you live in the hinterlands, ranges, or down in the southern states, you'll know it can get pretty chilly in winter. Here's how to make sure your plants get through the cold in their best condition.
Wise gardeners know that buying tubestock is the smart choice. It just takes a little patience. In just a couple of months, our low-cost tubestock will have caught up to pricier plants. Take a look at our customer photos!
A lot of the time, a plant's botanic name can give us useful info about what it looks like, and behaves like. Even if, like most of us, you didn't do Latin or Greek at school, it's easy to pick up the main words. You'll begin to recognise them and before long you'll be speaking Plant!
Many Australian native plants evolved in very poor, dry, ancient soils which are low in mineral and organic matter. As a result they have adapted to grow best with low nutrient needs. Using native-specific fertilisers ensures your natives stay healthy.
If you read the side of a commercially-produced fertiliser packet, tub, or bottle, you’ll see three key letters – NPK – and a number or percentage beside them. What do they mean? Is a high number good or bad? We explain all, here.
Creating a compost heap is a really simple and helpful thing to do for your garden, however small your outdoor patch. You can make free compost to improve your soil quality and your plants' health; and reduce your household waste and bills.