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Gardening terminology explained…

For a novice gardener, horticultural terms, practices and scientific plant names can feel like another language (which it basically is! Generally Latin) and seem a little intimidating.

Goodbye Neighbours

Do you get on well with your neighbours? Or maybe not so much? Whatever the case, sometimes it’s nice to have a little privacy in your yard. Of course fences are great for this, however, I’d much prefer a ‘green wall’ to look at.

Pet friendly gardens

Many of us have beloved fur babies (dogs or cats) that are part of the family and share our homes and gardens with us. When living with a pet it is important to check for dangers in the home which may cause harm.

Growing table grapes at home

To successfully grow your own grape vines you need to know and have a few things...

Time to get out in the garden!

Time to get out in the garden! gardening Time to get out in the garden! words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery The world has faced some uncertain and frightening times in the past months with the global...

How to pick the right indoor plant for you

How to pick the right indoor plant for you gardening How to pick the right indoor plant for you words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery Indoor plants are a huge trend which is set to continue for...

Bees please!

Bees please! gardening Bees please! words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery Bees are arguably the most important species on Earth.They are responsible for the pollination of the vast majority of our food crops and while there are...

Growing Citrus

Growing Citrus gardening Growing Citrus words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery Citrus are a staple in any Aussie backyard. They produce bumper crops of zesty fruits and include lemons, oranges, mandarins, limes, blood oranges, grapefruit and cumquats and...

Edible flowers

Edible flowers gardening Edible flowers words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery In the world of restaurants and food it is well known that people ‘eat with their eyes’ first. Food these days is a multi-sensory experience with chefs...

Gardening old wives’ tales, fact of fiction?

Gardening old wives' tales, fact of fiction? gardening Gardening old wives' tales, fact of fiction? words by kristee semmler // the barossa nursery ‘Old wives’ tales’ - “A widely held traditional belief that is now thought to be unscientific...

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