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Flowering plants and climate change: will they adapt?

Deciduous trees

At this time of year gardeners always start to think towards the future. What to plant for the upcoming summer months, how to plan the garden for the New Year — whether to put in that new garden bed, what to grow and how much tubestock to order from Evergreen Growers to fill those gaps in the hedge, beds and backyards.

However thinking towards 2014 may also give the gardening fraternity pause for wider thought. What about the big picture? Continue reading Flowering plants and climate change: will they adapt?

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

Closeup of lilly pilly fruit

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

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The White Mulberry — more than just a canopy tree

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. Continue reading The White Mulberry — more than just a canopy tree