Getting ahead of winter

Getting ahead of winter

Written By Emma Swan 12th April 2024 2 minute read    Winter means many different things for Aussie gardeners depending on where they live. For tropical and subtropical gardeners, the gardening season has just begun; for most others, activity tends to fade...
How to Prune Blueberries

How to Prune Blueberries

How to Prune Blueberries PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Blueberries are fantastic and easy plants to grow, but they do need occasional...
An Easy Guide to Growing Pear Trees

An Easy Guide to Growing Pear Trees

The range of pears you can buy from the supermarket can be very limited – but the range of pears you can grow from PlantNet® is broad! Pear trees are fantastic, easy to grow fruit trees that deliver beautiful pieces of fruit to home gardeners. Now, you can expand your...
Growing Apples at Home: Tips for Success

Growing Apples at Home: Tips for Success

Every Aussie should grow an apple tree in their backyard – after all, there’s a tree that suits every yard! Choose from the most popular apple varieties eaten by Aussies or select a variety that you can’t get at a supermarket. The PlantNet® apple range consists of...
How to Grow Nectarines and Peaches at Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Grow Nectarines and Peaches at Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

All home gardeners can enjoy the pleasure of picking their own peach or nectarine from a tree! Whether you’re team fuzz or no fuzz, there’s no doubt that both are extremely enjoyable to grow. This short article points in you the right direction with all things growing...
A Short Guide on Growing Apricot Trees

A Short Guide on Growing Apricot Trees

A Short Guide on Growing Apricot Trees PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Not many Australians have the opportunity to harvest beautiful...
Guide to Growing Almond Trees

Guide to Growing Almond Trees

Guide to Growing Almond Trees PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Almond trees are a fantastic addition to backyards, and they thrive in the...

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Bareroot Fruit Trees and Ornamentals

Purchasing bareroot deciduous trees has been popular all over the world for hundreds of years – and we believe it’s one of the BEST ways to purchase a fruit tree or deciduous ornamental tree in winter. Many Australians don’t know the positives of bareroot...
February Fruit Tree Care

February Fruit Tree Care

February Fruit Tree Care By Emma Swan – February 2023 February is the unofficial back to business month! Most of us are back in the office, back at home, and looking for our next annual project. But for some newer home gardeners it’s a time for scratching their...
How to set up a potted orchard in one weekend

How to set up a potted orchard in one weekend

                          How to Set up a Potted Orchard in One Weekend By Emma Swan As the population increases, the space that we have as individuals is gradually decreasing. Balconies, patios, and...
The Complete Guide to Growing Pomegranates

The Complete Guide to Growing Pomegranates

The Complete Guide to Growing Pomegranates PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Hedge it, use it as a feature plant, or grow it in a pot – the...
How to Grow Fig Trees

How to Grow Fig Trees

How to Grow Fig Trees PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Hardy, tasty, and stunning are all words used to describe our Sweet Temptation...
Fruit Trees and pH, Explained

Fruit Trees and pH, Explained

How useful is pH testing for fruit trees in backyard gardens? Have you ever tested the pH of your soil? Many people haven’t ever tested their soil pH, and instead focus on maintaining soil structure. While this generally is the right idea, it’s beneficial to know the...
7 Tips to Preventing Blueberry Rust

7 Tips to Preventing Blueberry Rust

Blueberry rust is on the rise throughout Australia with ongoing wet conditions. At PlantNet® we notice an influx of questions about the disease during periods of widespread rain. To address these concerns, and concerns from newly impacted areas like WA, we have...
Cooking with Pomegranates

Cooking with Pomegranates

While you may have seen the large red orb sitting on the supermarket shelf, you might have never investigated what exactly you can do with a pomegranate. The fruit’s heritage is intertwined with Mediterranean culture and was cultivated quickly and dispersed throughout...
The best irrigation for deciduous fruit trees in Australia

The best irrigation for deciduous fruit trees in Australia

If you have two thumbs and live in Australia, you might have thought about irrigating your yard. If you’ve been a customer of PlantNet®, you’ve definitely considered irrigation for them. Whether potted or planted, there are irrigation options for you, and I’ll...
Preparing Fruit Trees for Extreme Wet Weather

Preparing Fruit Trees for Extreme Wet Weather

On the 13th of September 2022, the Bureau of Meteorology announced that they were officially predicting a La Niña weather event to impact Australia, potentially until early 2023. This will result in above average spring and early summer rainfall in most parts of Australia, and particularly eastern Australia.

How to Grow Nectarines and Peaches at Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to grow stone fruit in subtropical climates

How to grow stone fruit in subtropical climates PlantNet's Guide to Fruit Trees Follow our guide to growing the best fruit trees in the neighbourhood! Get professional tips and tricks on all things fruit trees. Stone fruits like apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums...