What's on this month?

  • The Brisbane Garden & Plant Expo is being held at the Brookfield Showgrounds on October 5th & 6th. Attend workshops, hear guest speakers and visit more than 100 plant and garden product stalls. For further details head to www.plantexpo.com.au
  • Floriade in Canberra continues until October 13th and is Australia’s biggest celebration of spring. This year’s theme is ‘World in Bloom’, where you can see more than one million blooms together with lots of fantastic stalls, live music and entertainment. For more information visit www.floriadeaustralia.com
  • The Yarra Valley Plant Fair & Garden Expo is on October 26th & 27th. See great demonstrations, hear talks, meet plant specialists and browse through more than 5000 varieties of plants. For more details visit www.yarravalleyplantfair.com.au

October Gardening

Meyer lemon

Meyer lemon (Citrus limon ‘Meyer’) is a hardy lemon that can produce lots of fruit over much of the year.

Grand daisies

Grandessa are hybrid argyranthemums that are smothered with brightly coloured flowers during spring and summer.

Pineapple guavas

It’s not a pineapple, though the fruit has a pineapple like taste and it’s not a guava. In fact, it’s often called a feijoa!

Thai basil

Thai basil has an anise taste that adds delicious aroma and flavour to Thai green and red curries.

Tangy tatsoi

Tatsoi is a delicious nutrient rich Asian green that can be used in stir fries and salads or simply lightly steamed or sautéed

Spring Seeds

October is the perfect time to sow your very own mini field of sunflowers or attract butterflies!

Plum gorgeous

Loropetalum ‘Plum Gorgeous’ can be used in mixed garden beds, grown as an informal hedge or makes a stunning feature plant.

Rainbow beans

New Yates® Dwarf Bean Tricolour Mix produces a colourful blend of colours which are very attractive and turn a meal into a visual feast.

Win a Roses & Flower Pack!

Spring continues to be a delightful frenzy of new foliage, beautiful flowers, sowing and growing. We are giving away a roses & flowers care pack this October!