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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The Lilly Pilly — versatile, tough, native beauty (Part Two)

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Two weeks ago we published a short article on our blog about the versatile native plant the Lilly Pilly. Today we’d like to continue with a discussion on the problems that you should look out for when growing this beautiful native. Two of the most common are psyllid and wax scale infestations. 

Psyllid damage
Many lilly pilly varieties are subject to psyllid attack. The psyllid is a sap-sucking ...

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The Lilly Pilly — versatile, tough and native beauty (Part One)

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Every now and then Evergreen Growers will be publishing helpful and informative articles about selected plants and flowers. This week sees the start of a two part series on the magnificent lilly pilly.

Lovers of Australian native flora need no introduction to the superb lilly pilly, often referred to as the Australian cherry because of the reddish or purplish fruits they bear. The lilly pilly is a robust plant, needing only moderate watering after it is established and is ...

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