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What To Do In The Garden This October

October is a month of great activity in the garden. The earth has warmed and we experience the excitement of change in the garden from one day to the next. Lots of planting and lots of growing as the wonder of spring unfolds before us. Plant seedlings of summer flowering annuals such as Alyssum, Marigolds,...
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What To Do in the Garden this July

The shortest day has now passed. As each day gets a little longer, the promise of spring approaches. Deciduous plants are bare and are storing energy for the abundance of the season ahead. July is an important month of pruning in the garden. Pruning will not only shape your plants but see plants come back...
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What To Do in the Garden this June

Winter has arrived and gardens are transformed with the change of season. Deciduous Trees June is the month when deciduous plants shed their leaves and move into a dormant period in preparation for an explosion of growth and colour as the spring arrives. During this dormant time, garden centres in cooler regions receive a vast...
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What to do in the Garden this May

In our busy worlds that are filled with concrete, asphalt and screens, plants help us to reconnect with nature as we enjoy the delights of new growth, colour and everchanging freshness. There is plenty to be achieved in the garden during May as we prepare for the coming winter days. More Time Indoors May is...
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Growing Food in Pots

With house blocks becoming smaller and homes becoming larger, the garden for many people looks much different to the gardens of the past. The garden may be a small backyard, a courtyard or an apartment balcony. Small areas do not mean that you need to miss out on the pleasures of growing your own food....
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How to Grow Potatoes

Growing Potatoes at Home Potatoes are a wonderful root crop to produce at home and are very easy to grow. Planting certified Seed Potatoes  The term “seed potato” can be a little misleading. Although potatoes do set seed, they do not grow true to seed. To get the variety of potato you want, you need to...
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Mt Evelyn Garden Centre is an industry accredited nursery nestled in the foothills of The Dandenong Ranges on your journey to Melbournes Yarra Valley. Come and lose yourself in the calm and tranquil environment which we know you will enjoy with garden ideas that will transform your house into a home.


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