Growing Herbs in Containers

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The first known documentation of herbs was in about 2000 BC in Babylon  and they, along with herbs and spices from the Orient and India, were exported right through the continents through to the ancient Egyptians, who learned the traditional uses through their trade.

Today, we have a renewed interest in herbs with many people creating their own culinary and medicinal gardens. This is easy to achieve, as herbs are generally undemanding and because they are able to be grown on ...

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Advantages of Growing Own Garden Produce

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Do you know that many fruits and vegetables that we consume on a daily basis, during some time or the other, may have been exposed to pesticides, herbicides etc. and could carry the residual effect? Many of these carcinogenic fertilizers can have devastating consequences, affecting the overall wellbeing of the consumers.

You may think that one can avoid these contaminated products by opting for organic produce available in the market. However, wouldn’t it be great if you could grow organic foodstuff ...

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Edible Herbs – A Boon to Mankind

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Plants are the mainstay of human survival and advancement. From time immemorial, humans have been using plants as a source of food and fuel. We are aware that photosynthesis by plants plays a major role in maintaining the level of oxygen in the atmosphere.

If all of us grow our own gardens for self-sustenance, we would be healthier and the Earth would be a greener planet.

Plants – ornamental and edible – can be grown at every home, small or big; space ...

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ADVANTAGES OF HAVING YOUR OWN HOMEGROWN FRUIT TREE NURSERY

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You didn’t think it was possible, did you? That one day you would be standing in front of your own tree nursery just waiting for the luscious fruits to ripen so that you can dig into those juicy, tasty treats. Wait, is this still a dream for you? Well, if you have some extra space in your yard, then converting it into a nursery can be a great idea. Here are a few reasons why.

Save that extra dollar

Long gone will ...

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Why Buy Ornamentals?

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Ornamental trees and plants are grown purely for their beauty – they are inedible, but offer something extra to a garden. Ornamentals can be trees or flowers, and cover a number of different types of each of those things.

While growing fruits, vegetables, and herbs to provide for your plate, and medicinal plants to help heal your body, are both very good uses of your gardening time, growing ornamental plants can instill within you a sense of pride in what you ...

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Spectacular Beauty of Camellias for Your Garden

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Camellias are one of the most beautiful flowering plants that can transform your garden into a magical realm. The biggest attraction of all camellias is versatility as there are a great number of them, and each is spectacular in its unique beauty. Many of the varieties will allow you to create a hedge that will look truly magnificent while in bloom. However, there are some species are small enough to grow in hanging baskets.

We offer a wide range of camellia ...

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Grow Your Happiness

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How growing your own edible garden will make you a happier person

Don’t worry, put your gardening gloves on and relax. It has been proven that gardening can help you feel relaxed and reduce stress levels. Growing your own edible garden will make you happier. Lets look at how gardening increases happiness.

Growing and grounding

The simple act of touching fresh earth and soil can directly impact brain health. This is known as grounding. The soil contains all these energy-boosting electrons that can ...

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Thinking of growing deciduous trees?

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As autumn leaves begin to fall, making for some of the most spectacular times of year for deciduous trees, you may be considering which of these may be suitable to grow in the garden as the last month of autumn approaches.

It’s a quite magical time of year, when autumn leaves turn golden, red and crimson and fall to the ground making a colourful (if messy!) carpet of leaves. The ...

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Four reasons to buy tubestock for your garden

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Evergreen Growers is founded with the goal of delivering quality, affordable plants to gardeners around the nation. Whether just starting out your garden, or with many years experience, gardeners know that purchasing established plants can be a costly business. However at Evergreen Growers we have helped bring savings to our customers without compromising on quality by providing a range of tubestock plants to suit every garden.

So why should you buy your plants as tubestock from Evergreen Growers?

Price. Tubestock ...

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Six things to do when putting out your tubestock plants

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Last week we touched on the correct way to handle your quality tubestock plants when they arrive from Evergreen Growers. This week we’d like to go into more detail about the planting out part of the process: a vital part of ensuring that your tube stock plants grow healthily and strong.

As our Garden Guide points out, care needs to be taken when planting out seedlings. Plant out on a cool, cloudy day if possible to reduce ...

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