Kim Richardson

Confession time: I’m a writer, not a gardener. I like to look at plants, just don’t ask me to take care of them. My aim here is simple – to take complicated horticultural information from my garden-loving mates at Flower Power, and turn it into simple, educational gardening advice that even the blackest of thumbs can follow. Hey, if I can keep two rubber plants and a hibiscus (barely) alive, so can you!

  1. How to choose the perfect furniture for your outdoor space

    How to choose the perfect furniture for your outdoor space
    With longer, sunnier days on the way, we're all looking to spend more time outdoors with friends and family - so now's the time to get outdoor entertaining areas sorted. But how do you choose the right piece for your space? We've got a few hot tips to help you make the right choice when it comes to furniture and...
  2. Getting kids excited about eating vegies

    Getting kids excited about eating vegies
    It's a well-known fact that kids can be fussy eaters, especially when it comes to vegies. In fact, according to Healthy Kids NSW website - an initiative of the NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Department of Education, Office of Sport and the Heart Foundation - a whopping 56% of primary school students and 80% of secondary school students are not consuming...
  3. Maintaining a green lawn during Level 1 Sydney water restrictions

    Maintaining a green lawn during Level 1 Sydney water restrictions
    If there's one thing everyone wants during spring, it's a green lawn. But with Level 1 Sydney water restrictions now in effect, there's a lot of uncertainty around watering your lawn - and particularly around the establishment of new turf, which often requires specialised and frequent watering. Fear not - we're here to make things clear, so you know exactly...
  4. Winter 2019 Interior Trend 3: Coastal Haze

    Winter 2019 Interior Trend 3: Coastal Haze
    Flower Power's homeware and furniture buyers have their fingers on the pulse of all the latest trends in interior styling. Seasoned travellers with a keen eye for style, they scour all corners of the globe on a regular basis to bring you the most up-to-date pieces, straight from exotic shores to your living room. They've identified three major trends for...
  5. Winter 2019 Interior Trend 2: Earthen Mood

    Winter 2019 Interior Trend 2: Earthen Mood
    Flower Power's homeware and furniture buyers have their fingers on the pulse of all the latest trends in interior styling. Seasoned travellers with a keen eye for style, they scour all corners of the globe on a regular basis to bring you the most up-to-date pieces, straight from exotic shores to your living room. They've identified three major trends for...
  6. Winter 2019 Interior Trend 1: Winter Warmers

    Winter 2019 Interior Trend 1: Winter Warmers
    Flower Power's homeware and furniture buyers have their fingers on the pulse of all the latest trends in interior styling. Seasoned travellers with a keen eye for style, they scour all corners of the globe on a regular basis to bring you the most up-to-date pieces, straight from exotic shores to your living room. They've identified three major trends for...
  7. Explore our NEW Milperra Garden Centre

    Explore our NEW Milperra Garden Centre
    Inspired by world-class international facilities, Flower Power's brand new Milperra store is an Australian garden centre industry first. Purpose-built from the ground up on the site of one of our former growing nurseries, we've filled 7.5 acres with a premium offering of indoor and outdoor plants, pots, homewares, furniture and landscaping supplies. Best of all, it's entirely weatherproof with a...
  8. Storage baskets and indoor plants: a match made in heaven!

    Storage baskets and indoor plants: a match made in heaven!
    Everywhere you turn this season, you're likely to spot a storage basket. But far from the utilitarian plastic tubs of the past, hidden in cupboards and laundries, the new breed are stylish accents you'd be proud to have out on display in your living area - turning function into fashion. Hand-woven from a range of natural materials including seagrass, rattail...
  9. Creating winter colour

    Creating winter colour
    Everyone expects gardens to be at their spendiferous, colourful best in spring and summer, with autumn bringing warmth and texture. When we think of winter in the garden, we often think drab, dormant and boring... But it doesn't have to be that way. By choosing your plants cleverly, you can have a garden that is filled with colour all year...
  10. Refresh your workspace with gorgeous office greenery

    Refresh your workspace with gorgeous office greenery
    Workspace in need of an upgrade? If you want something pretty that also helps aid office productivity, you can't go past a touch of living greenery. Much like indoor plants help beautify the home, they also make the office a much more pleasant place to be - transforming it from sterile to inspirational. There are known benefits to office plants...

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