Shield Your Home’s Privacy with Screening & Hedging Plants

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Do you ever feel the need to protect the privacy of your home from unwelcome gazes? You don’t need to spend heavily on constructing a wall or a fence to prevent these stares.  Grow some fast-growing hedges which will act as a dense screen to block any unwanted attention. Additionally, colourful foliage and attractive flowers of these plants add to the visual appeal of your home.

Some of the commonly grown hedging and screening plants do not need much nurturing and ...

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Creating Good Hedges In The Outdoor Garden

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Hedges in our outdoor area not only add beauty to the exterior space, but also plays various roles such as improving privacy, blocking wind and reducing noise. You can make the hedges the most attractive feature of your landscape by trimming the hedges to various sizes and shapes. If you are looking to create distinct sections in your garden, you can use low hedges or box hedges. Depending on your climate, space availability, garden style, etc., you need to select ...

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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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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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Save on cost with Evergreen Growers’ bare rooted plants

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As the wintry days begin to get cooler and shorter and the sun sinks lower in the sky, many gardeners think it a good time to take stock of the garden, put the garden tools away for the winter and wait for warmer days. Not so! The months June, July and August are the best times to get your bare rooted plants in to allow them plenty of time to establish themselves before the summer.

What are bare-rooted plants?

Bare-rooted plants are ...

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Inspired by the Chelsea Flower Show winner? Try your own garden design

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Earlier this week we passed on the news on our Facebook Page of the success of the Australian design team at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show. Trailfinders Australian Garden designer Philip Johnson and his Aussie team did their country proud by taking out the prestigious first prize. Not only were the team ecstatic at the award but the design inspired by an Australian bush gorge got the Royal Nod of Approval according to reports!

The two million ...

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The White Mulberry — more than just a canopy tree

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As part of our service to gardeners and growers (and those keen on setting up a productive and attractive garden) we at Evergreen Growers like to feature — and discuss — a selected plant available in our nursery.

This week it’s the turn of the versatile and fruit-bearing White Mulberry tree.

The attractive and multi-tasking Mulberry has its place in Australian history as the source of ...

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The versatile Rosemary — for healing, flavouring and visual display

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The aromatic leaves and individual taste of the rosemary plant have been highly sought after for generations as a flavouring for foods. However the versatile woody perennial herb — a member of the mint family — has been used in a number of other different ways. As well as making an ideal and hardy decorative hedge, rosemary has been venerated throughout history as a medicinal plant ...

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Tube stock care and planting guide

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Planting young plants and watching them grow is not only good for the hip pocket, it can be a very rewarding experience and more often than not will give better results than planting more advance plants. The reason for this is that the younger plant will get a chance to acclimatise to its new environment earlier on as opposed to planting something that ...

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