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  • Yellow Oleander Arrives - Apr 16, 2008

    I travelled through France and Italy about six years ago and noticed nurseries were selling yellow flowering Oleanders. We didn't have this colour in Australia at that time so it was very exciting. I was surprising last week when Yellow flowering Oleanders arrived at our nursery without any fanfare. Usually when a new release plant is coming ...

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  • Much Confusion About Zero - Apr 9, 2008

    Lots of weeds start to grow in Autumn so you may be planning on purchasing a weed killer soon. Ready to use weed killers are proving popular with customers because there is no messy mixing. The leading Ready to use weed killer is " Zero " but be careful there is also a Zero ready to use " once a year path weeder " and it's in exactly the same...

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  • Small Tree Is A Winner! - Mar 13, 2008

    With blocks of land getting smaller people are looking for compact growing trees that are safe to plant near houses.One of the best small growing trees ever is called " Forest Pansy " and it's available now at your local garden centre . "Forest Pansy" is a spectacular looking tree with huge heart shaped purple leaves. It only grows 5 ...

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  • Bringing Birds To Your Garden - Feb 13, 2008

    When I first built my house there was only one tree on the property.The only birds I ever saw were Cockies, Parrots and Magpies.These made their nests each year in the old Gum tree. There were no little birds like Wrens , Finches and Willy Wagtails. I planted hedges around the boundaries of the land to give me privacy from the neighbo...

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