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Barossa Nursery
Summer is a vibrant time in the kitchen garden with an abundant harvest of all the warm season fruits, vegetables and herbs. We are enjoying incredibly fresh, healthy, flavour filled goodness of homegrown produce as delightful rewards for our efforts. February To Do List • Summer is the entertaining season and regular harvesting from the...
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Happy New Year and a very warm welcome back to the garden for the new year. Summer is a great time of year to stop and to enjoy the fruits of the previous labour. On saying this, there is still much than be achieved in the summer garden. Garden jobs for January: Treat gardens, pots...
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Garden jobs for December: There is still time to plant out some annuals or potted colour to have the garden looking a picture for Christmas – try alyssum, lobelia, petunia, zinnia, salvia, verbena, marigolds. Now is a good time to plant up pots and hanging baskets – there are so many choices available and your...
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As the days begin to lengthen and the temperatures begin to lift, we discover the changes of spring happening all around us. Trees that were bare branches are coming to life. The dullness of winter is being replaced with renewed life, fresh growth and brilliant colours. Life in the garden is very exciting as spring...
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We are now in the final month of Winter. August is a fabulous month as the signs of spring begin to come to life before us. The landscape begins to glow with the gold of wattles in flower. Spring flowering bulbs are pushing their way through the cool winter soil and the trees that have...
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The shortest day has now passed. As each day gets a little longer, the promise of spring approaches. Deciduous plants are bare and are storing energy for the abundance of the season ahead. July is an important month of pruning in the garden. Pruning will not only shape your plants but see plants come back...
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On trend, plant addict, crazy plant lady, indoor jungle, obsession are all terms I’m seeing more and more when referring to indoor plants. I’ve seen Facebook posts of people who have upward of 90 indoor plants in their home! I don’t have that number in my home, but I’m pretty proud of my indoor lovelies...
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Winter is a great time of year in the garden in our climate. The heat and humidity has passed, and this is a pleasant time to be outdoors and enjoying this season of preparing and planting. The Flower Garden • Hellebores or winter rose are just some of the many plants that bring colour and...
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Growing Potatoes at Home Potatoes are a wonderful root crop to produce at home and are very easy to grow. Planting certified Seed Potatoes  The term “seed potato” can be a little misleading. Although potatoes do set seed, they do not grow true to seed. To get the variety of potato you want, you need to...
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“Spending time with children is a lot more important than spending money on children”. In previous generations children generally grew up outside, playing in gardens, creeks and parks. Unfortunately, we are seeing it more and more these days where outside time for children is becoming limited as they spend more and more time watching TV,...
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