Coffee…. It’s really good for your garden!

Nothing is better in winter than a sharing a nice, hot cup of coffee with good company. The joy of coffee doesn’t end there because the gift of coffee keeps on giving! Coffee grounds are fantastic to use in the garden though like with most things in life, don’t go…

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Roses…. What’s in a name?

    Roses are enduring beauties and cultivars have been around since at least 5,000 years most likely originating in China. Roses are amazing flowers as they are hardy and easy to look after once planted in the right position. With just a little bit of seasonal care they will…

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Potager Gardens… beautifully designed veggie gardens

Many people love beautiful gardens and when designing their garden choose not to have a vegetable garden because they think it ruins the look of their garden and that all veggie gardens are ugly. In Australia we don’t refer to potager gardens which is a French term for an ornamental vegetable…

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Looking Inside Out

    How a landscape looks from inside should be just as important as how it looks from outside. When designing landscapes many people, including landscape designers don’t take into consideration how it will be viewed from inside the building it surrounds. The vista from your window links your living…

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Cooler Days… time to plan.

  The cooler days have finally hit after months of warm weather and at this time of the year many people abandon their gardens and stay indoors. However for keen gardeners autumn is a perfect time to clean up after summer’s abundance and start planning for spring. You can take…

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