Winter is coming. Prepare your garden!

April has perfect weather for gardening – great for planting and feeding. There is still enough warmth in the soil to get some roots established and get some food into your plants before they slow down for Winter. A good feed is important to stimulate the gardens and lawns into a flush of growth before […]

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So Long Summer

It might not feel like it today but Autumn is finally here! This can be one of the absolute best times to be in the garden, with Summer flowers, fruit and veggies putting on a final show and cooler weather plants starting to make an appearance. As always, there’s a lot that can be done […]

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Summer is Colour

As we head into the last month of Summer, the heat is seriously making itself felt. The slow start to the season is a bit of a distant memory! We’re making the most of the weather, and making sure our plants do too with plenty of water! As far off as Winter might seem, this is […]

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Ringing in the New Year in the Garden

And just like that, it’s 2019! It feels like Summer well and truly arrived over Christmas and today is set to be another scorcher. Make sure to give all your plants a good drink! While the focus might be on the outdoors, indoor plants also love the Summer sunshine. This is a great time for […]

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The Acorn Gift Guide

All of a sudden December is just about upon us and the rush to finish projects, finalise plans and buy presents is in full swing. To help take the stress out of one aspect of Christmas preparations, we’ve put together a handy gift guide. Read on to discover a few of our unique and thoughtful […]

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Don’t Miss our Rose Spectacular!

November is famous for roses so we’re kicking off the month with a rose spectacular this weekend. Our five favourite roses – Mr Lincoln, Friesia, Iceberg, Blue Moon and Just Joey – will be on special. We will also have specials on the products we recommend to keep your roses happy and healthy.     Wear […]

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It’s Tomato Time!

We know the long weekend is in honour of the Grand Final but the timing really could not be better for spending a little extra time in the garden. The weather is getting warmer, which means it’s time to start thinking about Summer flowers and vegetables. We are open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm every […]

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Springing into the Garden

Spring is certainly in the air and we absolutely cannot wait to get out into the garden and watch everything wake up after the slower Winter months. Read on to discover our favourite new plants that have just come into the shop as well as Tony’s expert advice. There’s a huge number of things we […]

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Spring is Just Around the Corner

August is in many ways the calm before the storm. Our gardens are full of anticipation, taking a deep breath before the rush of new growth in Spring. Taking advantage of this momentary pause will help you to get the most out of your garden in the coming months, through Spring and into Summer. Check […]

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We couldn’t have done it without you!

First up, we here at Acorn need to say a huge thank you to our wonderful and generous customers. When we introduced a gold coin donation for gift wrapping about 20 months ago, it was embraced, with many people even giving more. With the help of your donations, we have been able to donate more than $40,000 […]

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