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Fertilizer Basics # 2 When to Fertilize

One of the big questions is when do we use fertilizer? Well, since you asked…. When is the best time to fertilize? This is a complex question as it really depends on what you are growing. In general though, early Spring is a great time to fertilize roses, citrus trees, vegetables, Australian natives, potted…

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Why Mulch? Not Just Mulch

We have just released a fantastic mulch product that is great for keeping weeds down around the garden. It works best around trees and in garden beds. Many gardeners have also been incorporating it into the garden beds by digging it in which works to add organic matter and improve the soil. TIP Keep…

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Macadamias @ Falkirk Farm

Macadamias represent the very essence of Australia and this little native Australian nut has become a global success story. This month we visited Falkirk Farm, a beautiful macadamia orchard in Lower Wonga, Queensland. James & Aimee Thomas and their four young boys came from a background in cotton and moved to the region in search…

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How to build a Vertical Pallet Garden

Not that long ago I was searching the internet for the perfect vertical garden to build and display at the QLD Garden Expo. There were so many different ideas out there that I decided to mash a few together and came up with an easy to build vertical garden made out of pallets. This vertical garden is a…

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