Tims Gardening Column


  • You Will Love The Fragrance! - Dec 1, 2023

    Dear Gardening friendsFresh Cut Christmas trees are coming to Tim's Garden Centre this weekend. We've been doing it for so long, it's become a tradition. Everyone grabs a tree, and then spins it around. The tree gets judged by other family members. Too skinny, it's got a bit missing, not big enough, where will we put the star?

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  • Fresh Cut Christmas Trees Are Coming - Nov 24, 2023

    Dear gardening friendsEvery year Hayden grows Snail Vines for us. This amazing climbing plant produces these spectacular snail like flowers, that have amazing sweet perfume!!!!! It's a collector plant, and gardeners drive from all over Sydney to buy one. Hayden grows them because we can't buy them. It's one of those forg...

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  • There’s A Thousand Rabbits. - Nov 17, 2023

    Dear gardening friendsI've got family coming for Christmas so it's nice to have colour around your house. It makes them think you're a gardener. I took some Spreading Petunias home about 4 weeks ago. I topped up the pot with Tim's Best Potting mix. I planted two seedlings per pot. I mulched around them with Sugar Cane. They have...

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  • Try My Rosemary lamb Roast! - Nov 10, 2023

    Dear gardening friendsDrove past this beautiful Jacaranda tree outside Bridge Water Estate in Camden. I love how the petals fall on the ground.Isn't it beautiful!!! I'm sure I'll get a few comments "but the flowers are slippery when wet, and dangerous." Yes they are slippery when wet, so slow down. The flowers last...

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  • Keep Your House Cool In Summer! - Nov 3, 2023

    Dear gardening friendsKlara Bosch from Lynwood Park Rural Fire Brigade contacted me recently to ask if I'd like to plant a shade tree form them? "Well yes, I'm sure I could" was my reply. I planted an Illawarra Flame tree today. It just seemed so right that a Fire Station should have a Flame tree!!!! The soil was rock ha...

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