SPRING SALE AT CANDLEBARK

GREAT NEWS FOR ALL OUR INDIGENOUS GARDENERS – Yes the Candlebark Spring Sale is happening soon.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the nursery during our Spring Sale as our plants, pots and tubes are looking spectacular and we would love to see them planted and growing in the gardens and local area. So check out any parts of your garden that need to be freshened up or replanted and head on down to Candlebark.

 

Collecting Seed at Candlebark

Party Bags used for Collecting Seed!

At Candlebark Nursery, gauze party bags have a whole different function to normal. Rather than being used to contain lollies, we tie them onto flowering stock plants, wait for a couple of months and then collect the valuable seed which we can then use to propagate new plants. Maybe this is some thing you could do in your garden if you have a plant you are wanting to propagate. We have also used old stockings or tights for the same task but find the party bags are most effective.

Collecting seed

SEED CLEANING EVENING A BIG SUCCESS

First Seed Cleaning evening a big success.

The first of our seed cleaning nights on Monday 23rd January was a big success with 12 volunteers attending on a very warm evening. There was lots of cleaning, chatting and eating over the 3 hours that people were at Candlebark Nursery. A big thank you for all the help given to us. Our next evening is Tuesday February 21st. If you can join us to help with processing our collection of seed from 6pm through to about 8.30 – 9.00pm, please send us an email or leave a message on our phone. Email address info@candlebark.org.au or Phone: 0499 021 315

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Looking for a plant that looks spectacular and can cover a boring fenceline? Cassinia longifolia is one answer.

Cassinia longifolia – A great shrub for screening and looks spectacular when in flower.

Cassinia longifolia grows from 2 – 4 metres tall and 2 – 3 metres wide. It is fast growing, great for creating a screen, and copes with a bit of sun but will also grow well in the shade. It is a butterfly nectar provider and the flowers can be cut and dried. This shrub likes a good prune after flowering to maintain shape and prevent woodiness.

We have plenty of tubestock of this beautiful plant available at the nursery. Come in and check out what we have.

Beautiful flowers

Beautiful flowers

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Christmas present ideas

BEAUTIFUL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING

Are you still rushing around looking for that perfect present? Why not consider a present that keeps on giving by buying one of our wonderful indigenous plant pots, or a beautiful plant voucher that can be used for up to 12 months.

Christmas potsPlant Voucher

Happy Christmas to all our supporters and customers who have visited us over the year.

Candlebark will be closed from December 23rd and re-open on Tuesday January 3rd.

Christmas tree