Tims Gardening Column


  • Trump considers planting hedge instead of building wall. - Jan 10, 2019

    I found the Avatar tree! You know I’m a tree lover.Last week I went to The Oaks Hotel in Neutral Bay for a family get together.This Hotel has become famous for its giant Oak Tree in the beer garden. This English Oak tree was planted in 1938 by Kathleen McGill. The seedling came from Anthony Horden’s Department Stor...

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  • Last minute Christmas Gifts. - Dec 21, 2018

    Merry Christmas from Pig and Crew. Dear Gardening FriendsThanks for reading our newsletter.I hope we are teaching you to become better gardeners, while we have some fun. Pig floated back just in time for Christmas. Shreks happy, The Swamp is back baby! If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, don’t pa...

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  • A green lawn for Christmas? - Dec 14, 2018

    Give someone a fragrant floral gift! Dear gardening friendsI was listening to a lady complaining during the week about her NSW Christmas Bush.She planted it 10 years ago and it finally flowered for Christmas but the bells are pink, not red. She wasn’t happy.Turns out she bought a seedling grown plant, that’s why it...

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  • $50 Christmas Gift Cards only $40.00. - Dec 7, 2018

    Indoor plants make great Christmas Gifts. Ken Goatham did our Christmas tree delivery. He turned up 6 minutes late he told me. Ken’s been helping Robbie deliver his trees for 15 years. His wife grew up in Wingello and wanted to go back home so Ken bought a farm to keep her happy. He’s one of those hard working farmers. He didn’t swe...

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  • Fresh Cut Christmas Trees - Nov 30, 2018

    Dear gardening friends I was so happy this week when we got 75mm of rain. The plants loved it, and so did our local farmers. We notice in the nursery that our plants respond to rain so quickly with lush new growth. I’m sure your plants do too. Fresh Cut Christmas Trees are arriving this Saturday and Sunday. We get 100 both day...

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