Category: Nursery

More Callistemon citrinus

Just planted out another 120 Callistemon citrinus babies. Why does the ‘cirtinus’ have a bright red flower and not yellow as you’d imagine with that name? Because the leaves have a light citrus aroma when crushed. Callistemon citrinus, or Crimson Bottlebrush, produce huge numbers of bright red flowers in spring and autumn.

Bit chilly

On days like this, I wish I had an enclosed, heated potting shed but the carport and ute work well. I love planting out the babies: Acacia deanei and Acacia pendula ready to grow up and look good in your garden. Only 240 more to pot out this weekend 🙂

Native planting mix

Our first load of native planting mix has arrived. We only use the highest quality, Australian Standards approved soil mix from Martin’s Fertilizers in Yass. This has gypsum to break clay, trace elements, soil wetting agent, water crystals, and long-lasting time-release native nutrients. We’ll be stocking and selling these bags soon, but for now, this …

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Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Grevillea rosmarinifolia planted out last year and just coming into flower now, always a pretty flower in winter.