Tims Articles


  • Do you love your dog? - Jul 24, 2020

    It's time to spray Bindii!!!!! Dear gardening friendsI'm sure you've found yourself out in the garden, enjoying the winter sun this week. You may have noticed that broad leaf weeds, like Bindi and Clover are thriving in your lawn. It's been a great growing season for weeds. Bindi sets seeds very soon, so if you...

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  • Magical Magnolias have arrived - Jul 17, 2020

    The birds aren't waiting for us? Dear gardening friends I always smile as I walk past this tree at the entrance to Macarthur Square.This tree wasn't planted by the gardener.It was planted by a bird. Pittosporum undulatum is a weed.It's sometimes called Sweet Pittosporum or Native Daphne. Yes it's a ...

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  • Win Elly The Elephant? - Jul 10, 2020

    African Violets have arrived! Dear gardening friends Do you remember that old truck tyre that I found dumped on the side of the road?We gave Achille the challenge, to turn rubbish into art. He answered the challenge. He turned that tyre into Elly The Elephant. It's so amazing, we've decided to raffle it...

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  • I can talk to plants - Jul 3, 2020

    You won't find plants like this annnnnnnywheeeeere Dear gardening friends.We've had beautiful weather this week.It's been so lovely working outside in the sunshine in 20 plus degrees.In some countries, this would be summer. Our nursery is full of flowering plants. There's no reason why you have to stop gard...

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  • The biggest poo? - Jun 26, 2020

    A Rose for your nose? Dear gardening friendsWe've got some great news for us, and even better news for you. We've finished potting up all our new season roses for 2020. We have over 2,300 plants.Over 120 varieties. This week our last delivery arrived from Victoria. We have some exciting new releases, that will ex...

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