Tims Gardening Column


  • Kieran Got A Pumpkin For His Birthday - Apr 30, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsI told Kieran I was giving him a Pumpkin for his birthday present. He was surprisingly happy about that. He's going to roast it first, and then make Pumpkin soup. The ingredients are still a mystery "but definitely no Anchovies" was his response. I lost interest after that. I've had a bumper crop of...

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  • Did You Know Camellias Have Fragrance? - Apr 19, 2024

    Dear gardening friends If you went to The Collectors Plant Fair last weekend you would have seen so many plant collectors carrying Bat Plants, but I didn't see any this big!!!! We've just taken delivery of these beautiful Black Bat Plants, and they are coming into flower now!!! Huge plants cost just $55.00. Bat Plants ...

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  • Why Do My Cyclamen Always Die? - Apr 15, 2024

    Dear gardening friends It's getting cold at night, that must mean it's time to buy a Cyclamen. Yes I know you've killed them before, but that's because Cyclamen love the cold. They are actually outdoor plants, not indoor plants, as you've been led to believe. Cyclamen are corms they grow through autumn and winter, then when sp...

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  • Tim’s Cow Manure Is Back In Stock - Apr 7, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsRain is coming, it's autumn, so that means it's time to fertilise your lawn. Our Tim's Rapid Results Lawn Food is turbo charged to turn your grass bright green in 14 days. Best results are always achieved after rain. So come get a bag today or two. This 4kg bag will feed 260m2. It's especially made fo...

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  • We Are Open All Easter Long weekend - Mar 28, 2024

    Dear gardening friendsHe might not look like a king, but Robert Swane is Nursery Industry Royalty. His family owned Swanes Nursery in Dural, in its hay day. In those days gardeners drove from all over the state to pick up their rose order in June and July. Swanes owned semi trailers to deliver stock to other nurseries, it was a huge bus...

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