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The value of gardeners

The beautiful Woolly Grevillea.
Every gardener has their own way of doing things. This may be a result of years of growing plants, flowers and vegies and experimentation. They know exactly when to plant their seeds or tubestock, how much to water and when to prune. bottes ugg pas cher The gardener may well tap into generations of knowledge through absorbing wisdom from their parents, grandparents or other elders. puma 2018 pas cher Or they may well have a group of gardening friends who suggest and pass on tips and ideas. Continue reading The value of gardeners

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Watering smart: the key to healthy plants

Daffodils. Note the mulch.

As temperatures rise over the long weekend, one of the perennial questions asked by gardeners is when and for how long should I water my garden? Whether its that native tubestock you recently purchased or a punnet of seedlings, correct methods of watering may make the difference between their survival or demise. Continue reading Watering smart: the key to healthy plants

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Using Photinia plants as a hedge to enhance your garden

The Photinia Red Robin. Now available from Evergreen Growers.

As the promise of warmer days starts to turn into reality, many gardeners are beginning to think of updating, or re-planning, the look of their garden. This may include the addition of an attractive hedge as a privacy screen or just to enhance the existing trees, shrubs and flower beds. One of the best shrubs for this purpose are the versatile and colourful photinia plants. Continue reading Using Photinia plants as a hedge to enhance your garden

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Why have an Australian native garden?

When planning a garden, it makes great sense to feature natives. Not only do Australian natives vary widely in selection and variety but they are recognised as being amongst the most stunning in the world. Don’t just take our word for it, check here for our article on the winner of the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show. Even the Queen was impressed! Continue reading Why have an Australian native garden?

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Let Evergreen Growers help you find the right gift for Mother’s Day

Honouring mothers has its place in antiquity with festivals and events held throughout history to honour the vital role mothers play in our lives and society. timberland femme pas cher The Roman festival of Hilaria was one such example of ancients celebrating motherhood. However the more modern version of Mother’s Day began in 1908 when U.S. citizen Anna Jarvis started a movement to recognise mothers in the second week of May. Continue reading Let Evergreen Growers help you find the right gift for Mother’s Day

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The benefits of Evergreen Growers’ Facebook Page

A recent image (with verse!) posted on our Facebook Page.
Hello readers! A little change of pace this week as we discuss the advantages of being part of our growing community on Facebook. moncler paris We’ve mentioned the new (and expanding) Evergreen Growers’ Facebook Page in previous articles however this week we’d like to point out the specific benefits of being a regular user of our social media. Continue reading The benefits of Evergreen Growers’ Facebook Page

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The beauty and versatility of the Aussie cottage garden

A typical English-style cottage garden.
We’ve mentioned native gardens quite a bit in recent columns here on the Evergreen Growers blog but this week we’d like to take a look at cottage gardens in an Australian context. Continue reading The beauty and versatility of the Aussie cottage garden

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Protection from Cabbage Butterfly larvae the organic way

The appearance of white butterflies around Spring in my garden signifies one thing: the quiet but deadly march (and munch) of the White Cabbage Butterfly’s larvae. The first sign of an impending chomp fest are the orange-coloured egg sacks which you can find, carefully hidden on the underside of brassica leaves. Continue reading Protection from Cabbage Butterfly larvae the organic way

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Do gardeners personify the ‘back to the future’ ethos?

One of the things I do to relax these days is annoy my kids with tales of “the good old days”. Many’s the time their eyes glaze over as they indulge what is affectionately called one of “Dad’s rants”. ugg australia pas cher The subject can be as varied as history, politics, music, or indeed anything that casts my mind back. timberland soldes However one particular recent rant was one about the “back to the future” in regard to gardening. Continue reading Do gardeners personify the ‘back to the future’ ethos?

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Tube stock care and planting guide

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. timberland homme puma 2018 shop chaussures puma 2018 pas cher timberland soldes chaussures puma pas cher moncler 2018 timberland boots homme 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 may have already gotten used to a totally different climate. moncler homme soldes Moncler doudounes femmes soldes timberland uggs pas cher en ligne ugg pas cher femme Soldes Timberland bottes ugg ugg soldes

We’ve put together this guide is to assist in the care and planting of the tube stock plants we sell on this site. Continue reading Tube stock care and planting guide