How To Grow Citrus
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by Barossa Nursery
5d ago
How to Grow Citrus Without doubt citrus trees are the most popular fruit grown in home gardens. From Hobart to Cairns to the far west of Perth, Citrus trees are delighting gardeners with fresh, tasty and vitamin packed fruity goodness. With today’s smaller gardens, citrus trees are great in pots and there are dwarf and multi grafted varieties available to suit most salutations. At a Glance Warm sunny position Free draining soil Lots of food Water in summer Citrus are vitamin rich, great tasting and can be picked progressively over quite a long time. Early Mandarins begin to ripen from early J ..read more
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Caring for your Citrus
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by liam
5d ago
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How to Grow Herbs
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by Barossa Nursery
5d ago
Growing food at home is very popular and whatever form your garden may take, herbs are easy to grow and very rewarding. Fresh or dried, herbs add zest to cooking, perfume the house and have natural medicinal and cosmetic benefits. Craft making with herbs has wide appeal. Create pot pourri, tussie mussies and infused vinegars from your own garden. Putting it Together So very versatile, the herb garden can be formal like a circular bed with an ornamental centre piece, or as informal as a rockery. Plant them throughout the garden, mixed in with vegetables, or the flower border and even between pa ..read more
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How to Grow Spring Flowering Bulbs
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by Barossa Nursery
5d ago
Flowering bulbs are a highlight in the garden and home. Spring flowering bulbs begin to flower in late winter and bring with them the colourful promise of the spring ahead. Although all are referred to as ‘bulbs’, there are four different types of bulbs. True Bulbs include tulips and daffodils. Rhizomes are swollen stems such as Iris. Tubers include plants such as dahlias and potatoes. Corms include cyclamen and gladioli. Spring flowering bulbs are planted from February to May. Some begin to flower as the days begin to lengthen in late winter and others create spectacular spring displays and w ..read more
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What To Do In The Garden In January
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by Barossa Nursery
2M ago
Happy New Year and a very warm welcome back to the garden for the new year. Summer is a great time of year to stop and to enjoy the fruits of the previous labour. On saying this, there is still much to be achieved in the summer garden. Garden jobs for January: Treat gardens, pots and hanging baskets with a plant and soil conditioner such as Seasol. This will help your plants cope with extreme summer conditions. Applying a water retention granule such as Ezy Wetta to your soil or lawn can reduce water use by up to 50%. This will save on the water and make efficient use of the natural resource ..read more
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What To Do in the Garden this June
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by Barossa Nursery
4M ago
Winter has arrived and gardens are transformed with the change of season. Deciduous Trees June is the month when deciduous plants shed their leaves and move into a dormant period in preparation for an explosion of growth and colour as the spring arrives. During this dormant time, garden centres in cooler regions receive a vast selection of fruiting and ornamental trees, shrubs and berries for Winter planting. Planting Before planting your new fruiting and ornamental deciduous trees it is very important to prepare their new home. Dig the hole about twice the size that you need to and dig a gene ..read more
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Terrarium Workshop with The Botanic designer
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by Barossa Nursery
4M ago
Join us for a workshop hosted by Adelaide’s indoor plant guru, Markus Hamence, The Botanic Designer. Join us for a hands-on workshop to create your very own, take-home terrarium. the informative session is interactive, engaging, and entertaining, with plenty of time to ask Markus questions. All materials are included in the price $55 per person The post Terrarium Workshop with The Botanic designer appeared first on Barossa Nursery ..read more
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What To Do in the Garden this July
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by Barossa Nursery
4M ago
The shortest day has now passed. As each day gets a little longer, the promise of spring approaches. Deciduous plants are bare and are storing energy for the abundance of the season ahead. July is an important month of pruning in the garden. Pruning will not only shape your plants but see plants come back bushier, healthier and more productive as they burst into fresh new growth and colour when the warmth of spring arrives. Gardening Jobs for July • Top up your mulch. This will help to control weeds and keep your soil nice and warm in the cooler weather. • Roses and *fruit trees* should be pr ..read more
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Spice it up!
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by Barossa Nursery
4M ago
Chillies are a fun crop to grow. They are very decorative and don’t take up a lot of space, so it’s easy to grow a selection of different varieties in a season. Chillies originated in South America, and have spread throughout the world in the last 500 years or so. They are now an integral part of the cuisine of many different countries. The fruit usually starts out green and can be harvested at this stage. If left to ripen on the plant, the fruit will turn yellow, orange, purple, black or red, depending on the variety. The colorful, fully ripe fruit is generally hotter and has a more intense ..read more
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How to Grow Tomatoes
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by Barossa Nursery
4M ago
Tomatoes are a favourite to grow and every region seems to have a local show day, race day or community event that is green light to plant out your tomato plants. Tomatoes love the warmth and grow best in southern areas of Australia from mid-spring into the summer. The plants are fast growing and fruits form and develop quickly once the conditions are favourable. Varieties There are many varieties of tomatoes. They are different sizes from cherry tomatoes to large fruits such as Beefsteak or Mighty Red. There are different colours, flavours, shapes and growing habits so check with the experts ..read more
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