October what you should be doing in your Top End Garden this Month

Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

Ah the dreaded build up! I almost forget about it (purposely blocking it from my mind every year) until bam! it slaps you right in the face one morning! What you should be doing in your Gard ...Read More

Is your Top End Garden Wet season Ready

Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

What does wet season ready mean? With our wonderful climate of extreme tropical weather conditions we need to remember to prepare our Top end gardens for the approaching wet season. We need t ...Read More

How to create a Tropical balcony garden

Sunday, September 17, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

More and more balcony gardens are popping up all across the Territory. In Palmerston we have white cascading bougainvillea’s pouring over balconies and little urban jungles popping up in balconies ...Read More

September-What you should be doing in your top end garden this month

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

Its September, it's time to sharpen your secateurs and oil your hedge trimmers its time to get hacking, whacking and chopping in the garden! What to do in the Garden in September  ...Read More

August-What you should be doing in your Top End garden this month

Friday, August 18, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

There's always something to do in the garden, whether its pruning, weeding or planting, so we have put together a few important tasks this August to help you to stay on top of those must do  ...Read More

The Best Small indoor Pot Plants for our Climate

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

In this short blog I am going to share with you 5 of the Best Small indoor Pot Plants for our climate, before I begin there is a few important pointers you need to remember when keeping plants ind ...Read More

5 of the Top Best Flowering Trees

Monday, July 24, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

We are very lucky to have some of the most spectacular best flowering trees in the world. From Frangipanis to Poncianas we can grow them all here in the Top End. If you are looking for that 'spect ...Read More

July-What you should be doing in your Top End Garden this month

Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

Its nearly mid July and the weather bureau have promised us there is more cooler weather to come before we head into the sweaty build up! You still have time to pretty up your garden up with ...Read More

Keep Burglars away with these great plant deterrents

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

Unless you are wearing ear plugs and don’t own a TV you cannot get away from noticing the rising crime rate here in the Territory. One thing we can do to protect our homes and deter potential intr ...Read More

Have you been Hoodwinked?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | Regina Downes | Comments (0)

Have you been sold a plant that didn't do what it was suppose to? Did that tropical fruit tree you bought, ever set fruit? Did that Hydrangea plant you bought ever end up producing those large cl ...Read More


    Monthly Tip


    Now is a good time to plant a cover crop in your dry season veggie patch such as sweet potato