Tims Gardening Column


  • Frangipani collectors wanted!!!!!! - Nov 23, 2018

    Add some perfume to your garden! Dear gardening friendsOur Frangipanis have arrived direct from our grower in Darwin. We have almost 40 varieties including rare red flowering plants like Darwin Blood.This year we are selling them direct to you for just $19.99. Normally we pot them up, and then they sell for $29.99.

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  • Jacarandas in bloom - Nov 9, 2018

    Pom Pom plant proves popular! Dear gardening friendsJacarandas are in bloom around Macarthur.The photo above was taken in Johannesburg in South Africa. Apparently Jacarandas arrived just after gold was discovered. As the City expanded Jacaranda trees were planted as street trees. The trees provide shade fro...

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  • Grow a Mango tree! - Nov 2, 2018

    The “Relatives" are coming! Dear gardening friends There’s only seven weeks till Christmas, so that means it’s time to get planting, if you want your garden to be full of flowers on Christmas Day! Hydrangeas arrived yesterday.These old world, shade loving plants, have the most spectacular flowers. We’ve g...

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  • Plant Christmas colour now! - Oct 26, 2018

    We can fix your bald patch! Dear gardening friendsWhat a transformation!You can water your garden every day, but it can’t compete with rain. I’ve noticed that some plants that flowered in early spring, like May Bushes, are coming into bloom again. The conditions are that good. If you’ve been thinking abou...

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  • Time to feed roses - Oct 19, 2018

    "Dark Desire” doesn’t disappoint I can’t believe how quickly gardens have responded to this beautiful rain. We’ve got Camellias here at the nursery that have dropped all their leaves and then these have been replaced with fresh new growth almost overnight. You will notice that your Camellias at home will be covered in fresh new grow...

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