HOW TO GROW FRUITS & CITRUS

  CLICK to watch the how-to video with Charlie Albone.     Fruit will add beautiful colour and variety to your garden. Home grown fruits taste wonderful; you will also know exactly how ‘clean’ your produce is everyday. Most fruits grow well in a sunny location. Avoid planting near other plants whose roots can compete with […]

HOW TO GROW SEEDS & CUTTINGS

Growing your own plants is an inexpensive way to build up your own garden; it is also relatively fast and doesn’t require a lot of “know-how”. Start seeds in a well-drained, sterile mix. Water in moderation but do not allow the seedlings to dry out. Seeds cannot germinate until moisture has penetrated the hard seed […]

HOW TO GROW A POTTED GARDEN

Container or potted gardening means mobility! Container gardening makes it possible to position plants in areas where they can receive the best possible growing conditions depending on the varieties grown. To ensure that your plants are off to the best possible start, use Australian Standards Richgro PRO-MIX Seasol Potting Mixture or chooses from Richgro’s premium […]

HOW TO GROW A NATIVE GARDEN

Different native plants will thrive best in different garden locations, so be sure to follow plant label recommendations. Same as for all gardens, good soil quality is the foundation of a healthy native garden. For best results use a mix specifically designed for natives such as Richgro Native Plant Mix. This mix is suitable for […]

HOW TO GROW ROSES

  CLICK to watch the how-to video with Charlie Albone.     Roses are very easy to look after and are extremely drought resistant, living for many years if their health is maintained. Roses require full sun (six-hours a day to really thrive) and excellent drainage. Choose a suitable area – away from any large […]

HOW TO GROW VEGETABLES IN AUSTRALIA

  CLICK to watch the how-to video with Charlie Albone.     Growing your own fresh vegetables is great way to control how “pure” your produce is every day. Home grown tastes wonderful and it is easier than you expect. The one really vital requirement for a successful patch is a sunny location. Also, avoid […]

HOW TO GROW AN ORGANIC AND NATURAL GARDEN

Having an organic garden means using natural resources to create healthy soils and plants. Having an organic garden is easy and almost maintains itself. 1. Add organic matter to your soil The most important factor in organic gardening is soil fertility. Feeding the soil adequately to feed your plants will increase their resistance, improving their […]

HOW TO GROW A NEW LAWN

Lawn grasses grow best in an open, sunny and well-drained situation. The degree of care taken with the preparation of the soil before the lawn is laid or sown is the key to a beautiful and healthy lawn. To get your lawn off to the best possible start, prior to planting, dig into the soil […]