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More Native Plants in Pots

Since this was a popular post, I am resending with links to facebook. Wilson Park APS now has a new Facebook page, please feel free to visit and connect for the latest updates. Our Facebook link is https://www.facebook.com/APSWilsonParkBerwick. Would you love a display like a garden show? Some native plants can be grown successfully in pots. […]

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Australian Native Plants in Pots for Christmas

What could be nicer than giving someone a piece of Australia for Christmas? An Australian native plant will bring joy all year round with the smell of the foliage and the flowers, and will help attract visitors such as butterflies and birds to the garden. A gift that keeps on giving! Now is a great time […]

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Preparing your garden for Summer

Wondering what to do with your plants purchased at our Native Plant Sale at Wilson Botanic Park? Firstly, thanks to all the visitors to our recent native plant sale at Wilson Botanic Park, Berwick. It was a successful day with lovely weather, and lots of people had trolley loads of plants. Congratulations to all raffle […]

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Cold Weather Gardening part 2

While it is still cool and wet is good time to plan out any changes to the garden. Plants Think about what has survived the summer and what hasn’t. Was it because of position (soil, moisture levels, surrounding trees, shade) or just the type of plant (too delicate, poorly planted). Go for a walk around your […]

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Worm Farms

Worm farms are a great way to recycle your kitchen scraps. The basic worm farm is a black plastic container on legs, with a tap in the bottom tray. They come with several slotted trays, which sit above the bottom tray. To set up, the bottom tray is for drainage, and a spare bucket should […]

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Cold Weather Gardening part 1

Autumn and Winter are a good time to plant out natives, as they get a good chance to establish before Summer. So, if you can drag yourself away from the heater, the next few months is a great time to get out in the garden! Clean Up With the hot summer, there are bound to […]

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