Recent Articles

How to grow banksia trees

How to grow banksia trees

Growing banksia trees in Perth Banksia are a wonderfully versatile native Australian plant to grow in your garden at home. They can come in the form of a groundcover, a shrub or even flourishing trees. Banksia are easily recognisable by their serrated leaves and flower spikes, which come in greenish-white, yellow, and orange-red. Banksias belong […]

November 24, 2021 | 2 Comments More
How to grow hydrangeas in Perth

Growing hydrangeas in Perth

Hydrangeas (Hydrangea macrophylla) are a fantastic addition to any West Australian garden. These deciduous perennial plants are versatile and can be grown in garden beds or pots, or used as a loose hedge in a semi-shaded area of the garden. The unique ability of the Hydrangea is that the colour of the flower can change from Blue, White to Pink depending on the pH of the soil.

November 23, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow olive trees in Perth

Growing olive trees in Perth

Growing olives is a satisfying and rewarding experience, not to enjoy their fruit but to use their silver grey-green foliage to complement many different garden styles. If you have ever wondered how to grow olive trees in Perth then look no further.

November 22, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow spring onions

How to grow spring onions

Spring onions are a wonderful addition to a number of foods providing a crisp and crunchy mild onion flavour to salads, stir fries and other dishes. Spring onions are an easy vegetable to grow at home, although there are a few tricks to successfully growing spring onions in Perth, Western Australia.

November 15, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow roses

Growing roses in Perth

It’s no surprise that roses are one of the world’s favourite flowers. Known for their stunning blooms many roses also have a beautiful fragrance. Roses are very adaptable and can be planted into pots, stand-alone in the garden, climbing up a fence or archway, and look terrific lining a driveway – there are different types of roses to suit every spot in your garden. If you have ever wondered how to grow roses in Perth then look no further.

November 14, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow poppies in Australia

Growing poppies in Perth

Poppies are herbaceous plants, often grown for their colourful flowers. Available in a mix of colours and single and double flowers, they are great for mass plantings or in cottage-like gardens. Poppies are best know in Australia for their association with Remembrance day.

November 11, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow tulips in Perth

Growing tulips in Perth

Tulips are one of the most recognisable plants in the garden – not to mention one of the most loved. The flowers are usually large, with vibrantly coloured, generally red, pink, yellow, or white petals.

If you have ever wondered how to grow tulips in Perth then look no further.

November 8, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow plums

Growing plum trees in Perth

There is something delightful about that first bite into a fresh plum! You can eat them on their own, or enjoy them in smoothies, use them in a tart or even in a salad.

If you have ever wondered how to grow plums in Perth then look no further.

October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow peach trees in Perth

Growing peach trees in Perth

There is nothing better than a fresh peach and to me a peach is the perfect summer snack! Crunchy, juicy and full of flavour, these tasty stone fruits can be eaten straight from the tree, added to desserts, muesli or even summer salads. If you have ever wondered how to peach trees in Perth then look no further.

October 23, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow cucumbers in Perth

Growing cucumbers in Perth

Cucumbers are a part of the cucurbit family which is made up of watermelon, pumpkins, zucchini, squash, marrow and rockmelons. Cucumber fruit develops quickly and they do well in our hot, Western Australian summers producing a lot of fruit quickly and in a relatively small space.

October 16, 2021 | 0 Comments More