Tims Gardening Column


  • “Little Rubys” 2 For $20.00! - Feb 16, 2024

    Dear gardening friends Hayden grows these Alternanthera "Little Rubys" for us. They are fabulous border plants that stay nice and compact. You need about 4 plants per metre.You can trim them to any height or width.They are easy to grow, they love the sun. We've got them on special this week 2 for $20.00.They ...

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  • Autumn Is Coming Fast! - Feb 9, 2024

    Dear gardening friends Do you remember The Passionfruit House?I wrote a story about this house in Manly, that has a Passionfruit vine that's growing so profusely, it's actually grown through the open windows, and into the bedroom. It's become living curtains. The vine is so successful, you can see the fruit hanging down ...

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  • Grow Your Own Fried Eggs? - Feb 2, 2024

    Dear gardening friends This is a flashback to March, and I was on a road trip. We stopped for coffee in Berry, and I noticed these beautiful street trees everywhere.They are called Gordonias!!!! Yes they look like Camellias, but they aren't.These beautiful evergreen trees are a bit slower growing, so nurseries don'...

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  • I Found A Secret Garden? - Jan 26, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsI came across this garden while I was walking the dog. It's not where I live, it's in the city.A gardener lives here.Possibly a painter? This tiny garden has been expertly arranged so all the plants fit beautifully in the landscape. The star of the show is an Angel Trumpet tree which is ...

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  • It Smells So Good In Summer!!! - Jan 19, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsOMG these have been so hard to find. It's the Dwarf Crepe Myrtle called "Enduring Summer Red". This is a beautiful shrub!!!!!! This is the best dwarf Crepe Myrtle, and it can be grown in pots or gardens. It only grows shoulder height, and it has these spectacular red flowers for 100 days!!!!!! We ha...

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