Employment Opportunity -Closed

David is looking for a ‘right-hand-man’ (person) for turf, landscape yard, machinery maintenance, plant potting, tractor/bobcat/loader operation, truck driving and customer service. If you are fit & strong, have suitable skills and initiative and are happy working on your own, please call in at the Garden Centre to see David for a chat. THIS POSITION HAS NOW CLOSED.

Getting to Know (Manufactured) Fertilisers

The major nutrients in fertilisers are nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and potassium (K). These are usually represented as a ratio of N:P:K The percentage of these elements marked on a packet of fertiliser gives you a way of comparing one fertiliser with another but the secondary and trace (minor) elements are also important, as is the availability of the nutrients …

Getting to Know Lawn Care

Is your lawn looking a bit sad? If you answered “yes” to this question and find yourself watering your grass but with little effect, chances are you need to feed your lawn.  An organic based, slow release fertiliser will not only improve the health of your lawn and its appearance but it will also reduce the amount of water you …

Getting to Know Garden Soil

It’s the most important thing in our gardens.  Without good soil we cannot have good gardens.  The aged and weathered soils of Australia tend to be lacking in nutrients and are often poorly textured, we can help by adding organic matter. Organic matter is an important component of soil, which is also made up of mineral particles, water, air and …