Klaudyna Kyros

  1. Fruit tree care

    Fruit tree care
    Pick from our tree of knowledge and know thy fruit tree care for every season.   Summer With your tree (hopefully) full of ripening fruit, it’ll be irresistible to fruit flies and birds. Bird netting will stop feathered friends feasting on your fruit while fruit fly bait around your tree will keep pesky fruit flies away. We recommend eco-naturalure Fruit Fly...
  2. Hardenbergia

    Hardenbergia
    A little bit about hardenbergia It’s hard not to love this tough, evergreen native. Named after Franziska Countess von Hardenberg, a 19th century Austrian botany patron, a hardenbergia will adapt to almost any spot you put it in. Its deep green, leathery leaves and pea-shaped clusters of flowers are loved by birds and butterflies too.   Botanical name: Australian sarsaparilla...
  3. Hellebores

    Hellebores
    A little bit about hellebores Got a shady outdoor spot in need of colour? Hardy hellebores are a delightful way to brighten it up. Hellebores feature beautiful, open flowers ranging from lime green and mauve, to white, dusty pink and crimson. As a clump-forming plant, hellebores are great for propagation and given the right care, can last for many years...
  4. A rose for all seasons

    A rose for all seasons
    Let our handy guide help you care for your roses year round.   Summer Keep your plant well watered during the hottest months of the year, but don’t water the foliage - this encourages mildew and rust. Deadhead your plant, correctly. Cut it back (on an angle) to a leaf that has five leaflets. This will help produce a flowering bud...
  5. Cascade palm

    Cascade palm
    A little bit about the Cascade palm This Mexican native is a hardy and versatile clumping palm, and will be content in your garden or your home.   Botanical name: Chamaedorea atroviren Height 1.5 metres Width: 1.8 metres Ideal position: Cascade palms like a moist, sheltered spot with good drainage. A full sun position is fine, as long as it gets...
  6. Alexander palm

    Alexander palm
    A little bit about the Alexander palm This hardy, fast-growing native palm is happy as a potted ornamental plant or in the garden. Its lush green foliage features fronds with a silver under surface that catches the light, especially when the sun is low.   Botanical name: Archontophoenix Alexandere Other names: Alex palm, king palm Height: 10 – 24 metres...
  7. Bangalow palm

    Bangalow palm
    A little bit about the Bangalow palm A tough, fast-growing native palm with a dense crown of deep green, feathery fronds and a thin, smooth grey trunk.   Botanical name: Archontophoenix cunninghamiana Height: 9 – 25 metres Width: 4.5 metres Ideal position: Likes part shade and can tolerate light frost.  Suitable spots: Shallow roots make the Bangalow palm safe to plant...
  8. Majestic palm

    Majestic palm
    A little bit about the Majestic palm With its bright green symmetrical leaves and slightly swollen base, this fast-growing Madagascan palm feels right at home in Sydney.   Botanical name: Ravenea rivularis Height: 6 – 12 metres Width: 3.5 – 4.5 metres Ideal position: Likes full sun and isn't great as an indoor plant. Suitable for: your garden or in a...
  9. How to create a tropical garden

    How to create a tropical garden
    Want to make every day a holiday? Palms are a sure-fire way to recreate your favourite tropical destination, on your doorstep. To help you bring your exotic escape to life, we’ve rounded up a list of four plant-worthy palms, which you can successfully grow in Sydney. Throw in some colourful flowers and foliage and before you know it, you’ll be...
  10. How to grow great garlic

    How to grow great garlic
    Any way you slice it, garlic (allium sativum) is a winner. Not only is it oh-so tasty, it’s an antidote for a multitude of ills (Hippocrates prescribed garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions). Beneath each bulb’s tight papery sheath are several cloves, packing some serious fragrant and nutrient punch. Little wonder it’s a key ingredient in just about...

Items 71 to 80 of 88 total