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Why it is important to grow Australian native plants
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Why it is important to grow Australian native plants

Native gardens are not only beautiful but are incredibly beneficial to our native fauna. They’re also low maintenance, easy to grow, and can tolerate Australia’s challenging climate, so if you are a serial plant killer, growing Australian native plants in your garden may be a great option. Here’s why it’s important to grow Australian native

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Start a family tradition with a flower press

Family traditions are one of the many things that shape our individual identities while keeping us connected to our families. Some families have traditions that date back many generations while other’s are just starting their first. It’s important to keep old traditions going, but if you’re looking to start a new one, why not start with flower pressing?

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edible flowers to grow in your garden
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The best edible flowers to grow in your garden

Edible flowers are set to be the biggest culinary and garden tend this season. No longer limited to being used as a vibrant garnish, this revived trend is seeing chefs and home cooks experiment with edible flowers in a variety of sweet and savoury dishes. If you’re keen to try this current culinary trend, here

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Surprise a friend with a seed subscription
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Surprise a friend with a seed subscription

Sow ‘n Sow Gift of Seeds Subscription There’s an air of excitement in receiving an unexpected package in your letterbox. The allure of subscription boxes or gifts provide this regular surprise, but often they’re filled with a random selection of products you don’t want or need and are likely to end up in the back

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How to attract bees and other pollinators to your garden
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How to attract bees and other pollinators to your garden

Bees provide a vital service for maintaining and preserving the ecological balance in our world. These busy insects are responsible for pollinating nearly three-quarters of the world’s food-producing plants. With world numbers in decline, it is more important now than ever to support their survival by creating bee friendly gardens. There are over 1700 species

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8 easy flowers to grow for beginner gardeners to grow

8 easy flowers to grow for beginner gardeners to grow Whether you’ve just moved out and want to create a garden oasis to enjoy or you simply want to add a splash of colour to your home by growing a pot of flowers on your windowsill, try these eight varieties of flowers. They’re low maintenance,

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Six symbolic and meaningful flower gifts to send to loved ones

Whether you’re celebrating a graduation or comforting a grieving loved one, there are certain moments in life when you need a gift that says and means so much more. Some flower varieties carry special meanings which make them more symbolic to give when you want to say more than just thank you, congratulations or offer

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How to grow and brew tea at home
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How to grow and brew tea at home

Most of us grow herbs in our garden to add to dishes we create in the kitchen but imagine harvesting blooms from your garden and drying them to make your own tea. Doesn’t that sound like the most delightful slow living experience? Growing chamomile and echinacea flowers is an easy and wonderful process that not

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A gift to send to someone who is grieving loss

Giving a gift to someone who has lost a loved one is one of the most difficult gifts to give. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Aside from spending time with a grieving person, a gift can provide some comfort during a deeply emotional time. The right gift can show that you’re thinking of them and you care, especially if

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5 thoughtful, sustainable and affordable Mother’s Day gifts
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5 thoughtful, sustainable and affordable Mother’s Day gifts

Mother’s Day doesn’t have to be an extravagant and lavish experience that drains your bank account, sometimes it’s the small, more thoughtful gifts that make the biggest impression. This year, surprise your mum or that special person in your life with any of these five thoughtful but affordable gifts. All gifts cost no more than

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