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How to grow billy buttons from seed
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How to grow 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 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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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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Wildflower Children

Create memories and instill a joy of gardening with our new vintage inspired ‘Secret Garden’ and ‘Wildflowers’ Gifts of Seeds. A greeting card containing a mix of three easy to grow seeds, Secret Garden contains Marigold, Sunflower & Zinnia while Wildflowers contains Californian Poppy, Cosmos & Alyssum. Designed to promote a connection with nature and enjoy simple pleasures, these

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Growing Australian Natives in England

Proof you can grow our Australian Natives in England. I received this beautiful email last week, my favourite kind! “I was given 4 packets of seeds last year by a kind lady visiting Devon in England and this summer was successful in getting all 4 to germinate. I have since lost the Golden Wattle –

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