What's on in August 2019?

It’s Yates Springtime at Araluen Botanic Park, in Roleystone W.A., from August 30th  to September 20th. 150,000 magnificent tulips and more than 30,000 other gorgeous spring bulbs will be on display, in amongst a beautiful park filled with exotic and native plants. 

 

Garden Tips for August

Heavenly hardenbergias

Hardenbergia’s are low maintenance plants that have beautiful pea shaped flowers in shades of purple, mauve, white or pink during winter and into spring.

Small space trees

Here are some more trees and shrubs that are compact and perfectly suited to limited spaces. So you can still have trees in a small backyard!

Seville oranges

If you love the idea of spreading tangy homemade marmalade on hot buttered toast, it’s time to grow Seville oranges!

Floral head start

It might still be cool however you can get a head start on some fabulous floral colour for the warmer months ahead by sowing these floral seeds now.

Grow your own Nashi pears

Also known as Asian pears, have sweet and juicy crispy white flesh. They’re delicious raw and can also be poached, sliced into salads and used in desserts.

African Violet

African Violets are perfect indoor plants. For a start, they're quite small, so they can fit into the tiniest apartments.

Potatoes

Hey spud! Looking to grow your own potatoes? They're a fantastic kitchen staple and also fun to grow - great one for the kids!

Late winter roses

If you love the look of a rose bush smothered in showy blooms during the warmer months, it's not too late to plant a brand new rose.