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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...

Autumn leaf love

WORDS BY KRISTEE SEMMLER THE BAROSSA NURSERY Gardening Advice with...

Favourite Summer Fruits

  WORDS BY KRISTEE SEMMLER THE BAROSSA NURSERY Gardening Advice with Kristee Semmler There’s nothing quite like the smell of a fresh, perfectly ripe peach in summer, or its sweet juicy flavour. Summertime provides such a rich bounty of...

Lawn love… Spring maintenance

WORDS BY KRISTEE SEMMLER THE BAROSSA NURSERY   Gardening Advice with Kristee Semmler Who doesn’t love the look and smell of a lush freshly mown lawn? There are even Facebook pages dedicated to ‘lawn porn’! I know I certainly have a...

Indoor plants… the new obsession

WORDS BY KRISTEE SEMMLER THE BAROSSA NURSERY   Gardening Advice with Kristee Semmler 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...

Gardening for mental health and well being

WORDS BY KRISTEE SEMMLER THE BAROSSA NURSERY   Gardening Advice with Kristee Semmler Often, as our lives get busier and busier, less time is put into ourselves and our mental health. The opinions of others can cause us to...

Gardening Advice with Kristee Semmler: How to Summer proof your garden

How to Summer proof your garden Hot, dry summers are typical in the Barossa Valley. Weeks upon weeks of hot weather with no rain is not uncommon. It can be tough for plants and gardens to...

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