This is the best time of year for planting many edibles, perennials, trees and shrubs and spring annual flowers. There's plenty to do in the garden before it gets cool. Whether you are in a cool, warm or hot zone, there are seeds to be sowing now. Check out the SHOP for all key gardening categories or search to find something specific.
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ITS TIME FOR AUTUMN PLANTING
FRUIT TREES DELIVERED TO YOU
By choosing the right varieties of fruit trees you and your family can harvest plenty of fruit, even in a small back yard. We have a range of fruits on dwarf rootstock for every backyard, now you can just choose the best tasting variety. Here's what can be delivered to your door: Peach, Apricot, Plum, Nectarine, Cherry, Nuts, Apples, Pears and Avocadoes!
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AUTUMN EDIBLES OUT NOW!
Our Autumn edible magazine has just been released and with a little rain it's time to plant. Here's a shortcut to what you need:
♦ Plant fruit trees
♦ Blueberry time!
♦ Sweet strawberries.
♦ Seedlings by mail
♦ Wildflowers for spring
♦ Autumn green manures
♦ Yummy rhubarb
♦ Gorgeous Garlic
♦ Easy asparagus
Mothers Day Luncheon Sunday 8th May
Celebrate Mothers Day in the beautiful surrounds of historical Heronswood House in Dromana or The Garden of St Erth in Blackwood. Book a table at the Mothers Day Luncheon in Heronswood by calling the restaurant on 03 5984 7318 (open from 10am) or at St Erth by calling 03 5368 6520
MASTERCLASSES IN CANBERRA
The Heritage Nursery, Yarralumla will host two masterclasses on the 21st May; Backyard Heritage Fruit Trees from 9.30am- 12.30 and Simple Cider Making from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Pete the Permie has spent 20 years learning and teaching heirloom fruits and cider making.
Chef Position Available at Heronswood!
We are looking for a permanent part-time chef to work days only at the historic Heronswood house restaurant and create great food from freshly grown produce from our garden. Please call HR on 03 5984 7933 or send HR an email to express your interest, and find full details on Seek.