Blog

Maitland Garden Ramble 2018 - Get your tickets from Poppy's!

Maitland Garden Ramble 2018 - Get your tickets from Poppy's!

Poppy's Home and Garden is proud to support the Maitland Garden Ramble!15 & 16 September 20188 stunning private gardens will be open for viewing showcasing diversity in design, size and plants.Tickets available from Poppy's Home and Garden, Concession (Pension) $25, Adults $35Initiative of the Maitland Black and White Committee with funds raised donated to Vision Australia - for more info visit www.maitlandbandw.com …
15th Aug 2018
Styling with Cacti & Succulents

Styling with Cacti & Succulents

Cacti are THE house plant at the moment with their super cool sculptural shapes. Cacti, as a general rule, are pretty forgiving due to their “desert dweller” status. You only need to water about once every three weeks and even less in the winter months when they go dormant. Cactus & succulents can live indoors or out. They can be tiny and displayed in multiples on a shelf, in your kitchen or bathroom. Or you can go big, buy a massive one and plant it in a huge pot for dramatic e …
15th Aug 2018
Poppy's Succulent of the Week is the upright branching succulent called Peperomia Ferreyrae

Poppy's Succulent of the Week is the upright branching succulent called Peperomia Ferreyrae

Poppy's Succulent of the Week is Peperomia Ferreyrae! This upright branching succulent has attractive long narrow lime leaves that are darker green along their curved upper margin.It produces yellowish green flowers in spring and prefers filtered light or part shade. It requires little water and is available from Poppy's Home and Garden in 130mm pots for $18 …
1st Aug 2018
Create privacy and transform your backyard into your own private oasis with a hedge or privacy screen

Create privacy and transform your backyard into your own private oasis with a hedge or privacy screen

Spring is on its way which means we will soon be venturing back outside into the garden and enjoying the beautiful outdoors!  Most of us like to enjoy a bit or privacy in our backyards but that doesn't mean you have to settle for a big ugly fence!  Here are some ideas on how you can create some privacy and transform your backyard into your own private oasis. 1. Hedging/Screening Plants Everyone wants a bit of privacy but a fence can be ugly, expensive and not blend with the su …
31st Jul 2018