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Hedging plants over two metres

Savvy plant selection will give you a hedge that provides privacy from neighbours, protection from wind and added beauty to your garden. At Flower Power we have a huge range of hedging and screening plants available plus expert staff to help you select plants that will thrive in for your garden. Hedging plants over two metres Here are […]

Water-smart gardening

When it’s hot enough to fry an egg on the pavement and bitumen is melting in the street, most garden plants are suffering. They are hanging out for a long wet drink. Most, but not all. There is a group of plants that thrive when it’s hot and dry. These are known as xerophytes and […]

Flowering gum trees

There’s so much to love about flowering gums. These native trees are hardy and easy to care for with aromatic gum leaves and flowers that deserve front and centre garden position. Flowering gums are grafted eucalyptus trees. By grafting plants onto specially selected rootstock you get trees that will grow happily in a wide range of soil […]

Xeriscaping

If you’re a keen gardener but lack time, want to save money (or you’re just plain forgetful) you’ll love xeriscaping. We’re so confident you’ll love it, we’ve even created a beautiful xeriscaping garden plan to inspire you.   What is xeriscaping? The term xeriscaping was coined by Denver Water, Colorado’s water utility, in 1981. Combining the words “landscape” […]

Fascinating and beautiful, succulents are wonderful examples of nature’s adaptability. You’ll find succulents thriving the world over, in places with little rainfall where most plants stand zero chance of survival. To withstand these harshest of conditions, succulents grow slowly and store water in their thick, fleshy leaves, stems, roots or tubers. Succulents come in a […]

When it comes to lawnmowers, there’s no one size fits all. Here’s what to look for to find the perfect fit.   Lawnmower types Manual If your lawn is small, you may want to consider a manual lawnmower, also known as a hand lawnmower. They’re compact, free from emissions and won’t disturb your neighbours. Walk-behind […]

Shade trees for any garden

Summer can be a tough time in gardens but it’s a lot more comfortable if your garden offers a shady oasis from the heat. With a bit of leafy shade the garden becomes somewhere to spend time playing, relaxing and eating. Planting trees around a home does more than provide shade. Trees lower the temperature […]

Husqvarna range

There are over three centuries of innovation, precision and pride behind Husqvarna garden tools. Their constant innovation and commitment to quality produces products to make our lives as gardeners even more enjoyable with easy-to-use products that offer better results. Every season, every year. Big brands, big rewards There’s some bigs perks to being a Garden Lovers Club […]

Weber BBQ range

At Flower Power we’re big fans of spending time in the great outdoors and meal time is no exception! That’s why we stock a huge range of Weber BBQs and accessories to suit every outdoor space. Whether you’re looking for a charcoal or gas barbecue for your balcony, your garden or one to easily pop in the boot to take […]

How to create your own bonsai

Bonsai is an intriguing and creative hobby. At its simplest level, a bonsai is a small plant growing in a shallow container, but for those who create bonsai plants, specimens are works of art often created to form traditional shapes. This style of gardening began in China more than 2000 years ago and spread to […]

What’s the buzz? Why is attracting bees to your garden important? These valuable little visitors pollinate many of your plants. In fact, over 75% of the world’s flowering plants rely on pollinators like bees to reproduce. Without bees, your garden and the world would look very bare. Bees are the world’s best pollinators because they […]

New South Wales Christmas Bush

A little bit about New South Wales Christmas bush One plant that’s always perfectly dressed to celebrate an Aussie Christmas is the New South Wales Christmas bush. In early summer, this shapely native shrub’s small creamy-white flowers give way to showy red or pink bracts. Together with pretty, shiny, soft foliage, it’s no wonder this […]