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7 flowers to grow in spring
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7 flowers to grow in spring

For many of us, spring is the season to refresh and renew. It’s the time of year to look forward to warmer weather, the sound of birds chirping, and of course, the growth of new plants. Celebrate this wonderful season by growing these seven flowers and enjoy an array of blooms from late spring through

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Top tips for a successful indoor herb garden
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5 tips for growing a successful indoor herb garden

Spring is here! There is no better time to start growing your own herb garden, and it’s quite easy to do so with a bit of knowledge. Here are five top tips for growing a thriving indoor herb garden. 5 tips for growing a successful indoor herb garden The right pots While herbs do not

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How to grow billy buttons from seed
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How to grow beautiful billy buttons from seed

Native to Australia and New Zealand, this underrated wildflower is lovely to grow in the garden and makes a striking addition to homegrown floral bouquets. This plant is formally named Craspedia, but like all fun and quirky flowers, it has been given several names over the years based on its appearance including drumsticks, woollyheads, billy

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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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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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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 for beginner gardeners to grow

8 easy flowers 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, easy to

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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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Tomato and lettuce seeds for Live Well Logan program
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Tomato and lettuce seeds for Live Well Logan program

We enjoy working with organisations that promote healthy living, so when the City of Logan reached out to us in need of custom-designed Gift of Seeds for their Live Well Logan program, we jumped at the chance to help them. Live Well Logan is an active and healthy program offering residents free or low-cost activities

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Trending indoor plants and how to keep them happy
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Trending indoor plants and how to keep them happy

Indoor plants not only make your home feel tranquil with their vibrant green foliage, they’re also great at cleaning and purifying the air by filtering out harmful contaminants. When shopping for an indoor plant, it can be overwhelming finding the right one for your home. With the volume of plants that pass through Aloe Flora’s

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