Gardening Blog - Lush Online Plants Nursery australia

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Colourful Ruby Leaf on special: 5 plants for $20, 10 plants for $35

Our beautiful Ruby Leaf have been waiting for a new home for some time - they are so ready to go! We're offering them on special for the following week for a great price; 5 plants for $20 or 10 for $35. These plants are VERY fast growing. For $35 you'd have a 6 meter hedge in a year!  

Ruby Leaf is one of our smaller plants, growing to around 50cm tall. It responds extremely well to pruning, and produces gorgeous white, pink and deep red foliage. One of the best plants for year-round colour!

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Spring's nearly here - we're posting plants again!

Oh I can feel it in the air! Spring's nearly here! Our plants have started to grow again after their winter hibernation, the weather is warming up, the sun is shining and life is generally beautiful! Our next posting date is the 8th of September. Thank you all for your patience and we look forward to posting our plants around Australia once again :)
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Last Minute Plant Gifts for Christmas! Give a gift that grows!

Give a plant gift for Christmas!

I couldn't imagine a better gift for Christmas! Plants are a gift that grows, throughout the years, a gift that lasts. We take special care growing and packaging each and every plant so you can be assured your gift arrives in amazing condition, a beautiful lush addition to your recipients garden. 

Free Plant Gift wrapping

We are still offering free plant gift wrapping until the 14th of December - the parcels look amazing! We've been having so much fun wrapping each and every box in a beautiful Christmas wrapper :)

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Runcorn Heights State School Father's Day Stall

Hi everyone!

Lush Plants has supplied some nice little plants for the Father's Day Stall at Runcorn Heights State School, can you help them make it a great success? The funds raised from the stall will go towards new equipment & IT. Why not visit them and say hello?

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This years new watering and water conservation products

Article by Paula

Not everyone can afford to have irrigation systems buried in their yards and gardens. Here are some of this summer’s new irrigation products.

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Spring into Gardening ‘Kids Fun Activities’

Some great ideas to get kids involved in gardening, plants & nature

As the chills of winter begin to fade and the sun once again warms the air; it’s time to Spring into Gardening! And with the September school holidays just around the corner, there’s no better time to get your kids involved in a little outdoor recreation of the gardening variety. We have several fabulous green-gardening activities that are perfect for teaching a few gardening techniques as well as certain to occupy them for at least an hour or two! 


Worming Compost 

A worm composting project is one sure-fire way to get them involved in gardening and introduce or affirm a greener lifestyle choice. Worm composting is lots of fun, educational and really easy! It not only teaches them about recycling but the bonus is they also get to play with slimy worms while learning how plants and organisms interact to transform fruits and veggie scraps into valuable compost. Your young budding gardening troops will love it – Guaranteed! 

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