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The wonderful Hebe ticks all the boxes

One of the plants we selected for a discussion post on our Facebook Page this week was the glorious Hebe Blue Gem. The Blue Gem is one of those adaptable plants available from Evergreen Growers that ticks all the boxes: hardy, drought and frost resistant and looks fantastic. Continue reading The wonderful Hebe ticks all the boxes

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Solar-powered pest traps for the backyard?

Gardeners in the southern hemisphere look towards the warmer months of 2014 with a sense of joy and expectation — this being the real growing season. Time to order that tubestock and grow a variety of plants, trees, herbs and vegetables feed and mulch the garden and watch the backyard bloom. Continue reading Solar-powered pest traps for the backyard?

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How we ensure that tubestock plants arrive safely

Each tubestock plant is wrapped in plastic to retain moisture
One of the most frequently asked questions we receive at Evergreen Growers is: How well do tubestock plants travel? And the follow up question: How do we pack the tubestock plants to ensure they arrive safely? As an online nursery it is of course in our best interests to ensure that our our tubestock plants arrive at their destination in as good a condition as is possible. Therefore great care is taken to package them correctly and with enough protection to keep them safe and secure in the journey to your door. Continue reading How we ensure that tubestock plants arrive safely

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Evergreen Growers and online shopping: bringing benefits for customers

Dwarf Bottlebrush - Callistemon Little John
Dwarf Bottlebrush - Callistemon Little John
Shopping online has grown substantially in the last few years with Australian shoppers welcoming the choice and convenience that this form of retail selling offers. Indeed with statistics showing online spending by Australians expected to grow to a massive $26.9 billion by 2016 and with an estimated 53 percent of Australians over the age of 15 shopping online* the future is secure. Continue reading Evergreen Growers and online shopping: bringing benefits for customers

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

Winner Chelsea Flower Show. Credit RHS
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! Continue reading Inspired by the Chelsea Flower Show winner? Try your own garden design

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The versatile Rosemary — for healing, flavouring and visual display

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. timberland As well as making an ideal and hardy decorative hedge, rosemary has been venerated throughout history as a medicinal plant and in aromatherapy. Continue reading The versatile Rosemary — for healing, flavouring and visual display

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What a year that was!

Merry Xmas from Evergreen Growers.
The gap between each Christmas seems to get smaller and smaller each year (or am I getting old?), timberland and this year’s climax is just around the corner. It’s been a fantastic year for Evergreen Growers and we thank our customers for all the support you’ve given us during the year. Continue reading What a year that was!

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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. chaussures puma pas cher 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

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The NZ Christmas Bush: all the colours of the festive season

The glorious NZ Christmas Bush has all the colours of Christmas.
A number of Australian plants and shrubs often associated with this time of year are the ones known as the Christmas Bush. Moncler enfant doudoune pas cher Confusingly there are a number under this name though they are different species. One example is the Victorian Christmas Bush (Prostanthera lasianthos), another is the NSW Christmas Bush (Ceratopetalum). Continue reading The NZ Christmas Bush: all the colours of the festive season

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The correct way to handle tube stock seedlings

Perhaps you’ve just taken delivery of some tube stock plants from online nursery Evergreen Growers but you’re wondering about the best way to handle them. You may ask yourself: How can I minimise shock to the plant and prevent damage to the delicate roots? Continue reading The correct way to handle tube stock seedlings