Touch of Class plants for 2015

By James Wall At this time of the year, some of our growers show some of the new plants that are in the system. One such company is Touch of Class plants, located about an hour out of Melbourne, in Tynong. They propagate plants and sell them to growers all over Australia. Nurseries like ourselves …

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A modern Highett garden.

By James Wall Was lucky enough to visit two gardens in the 2014 Garden Design Fest and this garden in a Melbourne suburb called Highett was one of them. It was designed by Stephen Read. I found it to be a very refreshing garden and it reinforced some old ideas and introduced some new. The …

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A coastal Mt Eliza garden.

By Milli Wall. Yesterday I visited a beautiful open garden in Mount Eliza called Earimil Gardens, a privately owned and independently displayed coastal garden rambling over 3 hectares located on a steep cliff block. Many mature trees protect the gardens exposed position and provide shade in a mostly sun drenched space. Admire sweeping views of …

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We Love Indoor Plants

By James Wall We love indoor plants, or any sort of plant that can in any way be grown inside a house, for both pleasure, and to clean air.  One of our more creative staff members, Greg, has just planted out 10 classic indoor plants in 10 classic pots. 

Growing Successful Tomato Plants

By James Wall Growing tomatoes is a bit of a phenomenon in spring and summer. Growers are busy staking, tying, feeding, watering and pruning their plants.  Staking is best done early on so as not to damage established root systems. Plastic or wire cages can be bought, or you can use trusty old wooden tomato stakes …

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Pansy flowers perfect as a garnish.

If the food in The Gardenworld Cafe was not already delicious by itself, today it was beautifully garnished by our chefs. They have used freshly picked pansies – plants from the viola family. Pansy flowers are actually edible and are sometimes seen in salads,along with other edible flowers such as nasturtiums and calendula. This time …

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Nasturtium the urban rambler.

By James Wall Yes the nasturtium is a bit of a rambler, or a roamer. I like to think of it as a plant  that likes a bit of a wander. It is a fast growing annual plant that comes from Peru and Ecuador in South America. It has large round leaves and red to orange …

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‘The Block’ hits Gardenworld…

One of Gardenworld’s resident design teams, Phillip Withers Landscape Design have been working really hard over the past week on a terrace garden on the hit television show on channel 9 – the ‘The Block’. Phillip, is pictured centre, with Maxine and Karstan. Outdeco screens are available at Lotus Watergardens and online. They put together …

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Fairy Magnolia Cream – fragrant early spring flowers.

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This stunner of a plant is looking at its absolute best right now ! Fairy Magnolia Cream (Also available is Fairy Magnolia Blush). What we love about it is that the half open flowers look like a tight tulip, but then open into a gorgeous lush flower. This Tesselaar plant release has masses of creamy …

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Australian Garden Show – Sydney 2014

It’s been a busy month or so leading up to the Australian Garden Show Sydney (AGSS), with 3 designers located in the Landscape Design Studio at Gardenworld making the journey to Sydney to complete 3 individual gardens for the Australian Garden Show Sydney. Brent Reid and Kim Earl from Candeo Design and Phillip Withers of …

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