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Indoor Winter Plant Survival Tips

Indoor Winter Plant Survival Tips

The cooler months are as tough on plants as they are on you! During the frosty winter months, indoor plants can make your house look lively and fresh. But a little care is needed to keep them growing. Most indoor plants are of the tropical variety and are not comfortable in temperatures below 15 degrees. Here are four steps for indoor plant care when the temperature starts to drop: 1. SUN - the sun changes course during winter. It is lower in the sky and not around as much. Track th …
7th May 2019
ANZAC Day 2019

ANZAC Day 2019

Poppy's Home and Garden and The Verandah Newcastle Café will be closed ANZAC Day. We will reopen as normal at 8am on Friday 26 April 2019.
24th Apr 2019
Preparing the Garden for Winter

Preparing the Garden for Winter

Winter is coming and its time to get the garden ready! Here are some simple tips to keep you busy in the garden over Autumn! 1. PLANT - Autumn is ideal for planting, temperatures have cooled but the soil is still warm  2. PRUNE - Pruning improves the health and appearance of trees. It should only be carried out on deciduous trees when they are fully dormant. 3. FERTILIZE YOUR LAWN - fertiliser protects your lawn through the winter months. Mow on a higher setting and look out for wi …
25th Mar 2019