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Botanical Bazaar Blooms this Spring!

Botanical Bazaar Blooms this Spring! The Gold Coast’s biggest Gardening Expo, the Botanical Bazaar is back by popular demand and will again be supported by Tropical Fruit World. On Sunday, 3 September, the Botanical Bazaar will be blooming in its new 13-hectare home at the Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang. With celebrity gardens, more than 80 green inspired exhibitors, interactive workshops and kid’s activities, the Bazaar is expected to be a drawcard for th..... [Read more]

Appertiser of Botanical Bazaar

On Saturday 12th August at The Kitchens, Robina Town Shopping Centre, the Botanical Bazaar, supported by Tropical Fruit World will present a sneaky appetiser of what to expect at the Gold Coast Gardening Expo. The appetiser will include free educational delights and botanical beauty, giving you a taste of what to expect at the Botanical Bazaar Gold Coast Gardening Expo (officially held Sunday 3rd September at Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang). Here is what to exp..... [Read more]

Gold Coast Kids Go Green

Gold Coast Kids Go Green! WIN A SHARE OF $2,200 IN CASH AND PRIZES PLUS A VISIT FROM COSTA, HOST OF ABC GARDENING AUSTRALIA FOR YOUR GOLD COAST PRIMARY SCHOOL! We are excited to anounce that along with Natura Education and Composta Australia we have launched a competition to encourage Gold Coast Primary School students to think a little greener. We are now on the search for nature loving teachers and parents to be the driving force behind the competition and share ..... [Read more]

World Environment Day 3 Things You Can Do

5th June, 2017 is World Environment Day. World Environment day is recognized as a reminder that today is the day you can make a small change, which will make a big difference! But what exactly do we classify as the environment and what can you do to help it? The Environment The environment is everything in the world the surrounds us and affects life on earth. This includes water cycles, plants, animals, air, food chains and other humans. Research is continuously bei..... [Read more]

4 Ways To “Fake” A Great Garden

4 Ways To Fake A Great Garden Sometimes you don’t have room for a large garden, or you just can’t afford the upkeep. Gardens can be tough to maintain, so when you find a hack that will make your gardening life a bit easier, why not consider them! Here are a few ways you can “fake” a great garden, without too much hassle or cash! Fake It ‘Til You Make It If your backyard is too small or it’s paved, chances are you don’t have much grass around. Grass is ..... [Read more]

See the Flow, Taste the Honey

Have you heard of the Flow Hive? You may have seen one the team members of the Botanical Bazaar post a pic or two on Facebook Botanical Bazaar showing us extracting honey from our own Flow Hive. Check it out > The Flow system is a whole new way of extracting honey from Langstroth-style European honeybee hives. The brood box stays the same and when it comes to taking care of bees, but you still need to know how to look after your bees. We recommend attending a Bee..... [Read more]

Learn how to Make a Glass Jar Garden

You don’t need an outdoor yard or balcony to grow lots of plants. Small house plants can be planted together to make a glass jar garden. This can make for an eye-catching display that needs very little watering or care. To make one of these cuties you need; Small Clay Pallets Large Clear Jar Small Charcoal pieces (or small pebbles/river rocks) Fine compost Long handled Spoon Water Small plants that love humidity Add expandable clay pallets for drainage to t..... [Read more]

New Garden Vegetable Selection in 3 Steps

3 Steps to planning a New Garden When it comes time to start planning your vegetable garden for a new season, or if you are starting a new garden, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that you have the best yield. Once you have a garden area planned and know where you want to grow your garden, take some time to notice a few things. How much light will this new garden receive? What other vegetation or trees are growing near by the new garden? And wh..... [Read more]

It’s all about the Soil!

Soil – Your Secret to Success! Growing a vegetable garden is easy, fun, and rewarding. Once you know what you want to grow, and how you want to lay your garden out, you need to focus on the medium you will be using – the soil. Soil, for the most part, is the most important element of your vegetable garden. The right soil will help increase your yield, protect from disease, and provide nutrients to your plants, which in the long run, increases the harvest..... [Read more]

How to Grow Plants from Seed

How to Grow Plants from Seed Learning to grow plants from seed is by far the most common way of obtaining new plants. It is also one of the most rewarding. There is just something imminently satisfying about growing a plant that one has started from seed! Here are some steps to follow when learning to grow plants from seeds. Obtain Fresh, High Quality Seeds The older the seeds, the less vigor they usually have. The older the seed, the lower the percentage of germi..... [Read more]

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  • Alan’s fantastic Watersaver Gardens will be displayed at the Gold Coast Gardening Expo. Be at his stall at 11.00am to be in the free draw to win two of these great Watersaver Garden Kits.
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  • One of our botanical bikes out and about on the Gold Coast. You can spot this one at @currumbinrsl 
#goldcoastart #goldcoastevents #moregoldcoast #goldcoast #botanicalart #botanicalbazaar #gardening #gardeningaustralia #gardeningaustraliamag
  • Our site at @thekitchensrobina has a new addition! Check out this stunning Brazilian Bell growing within a hardwood planter created by @ecoplayscapes 
Plus the 5m wood fence sign was designed and made by the super talented @naturesquareddesign who specialises in small space garden design. 
You can see work created by both @ecoplayscapes and @naturesquareddesign at the @botanicalbazaar September 3rd at Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang 
TIP: bring a car with a BIG boot! Or maybe a trailer!
  • Pluckdamus Designs is Queenslands master dabbler in exotic fruit designs, creating uniquely stunning handcrafted wearable art. 🍍🍊
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  • Thank you to 94.1FM Gold Coast Radio, one of our amazing sponsors of Botanical Bazaar 2017. 🎼 Community radio station sponsoring the live music by Mattie Barker and Mick McHugh. .
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  • We are still swooning over this gorgeous skirt made by @flowersbyjuliarose and the corset made by @racyandlucky 
Oh and the stunning flowers from @redlandsfreshflowersbne 
You can see more of Julia's work at the Bazaar or why not prebook one of her workshops she is holding at the event! Link in profile 
#WeAreGoldCoast
  • Julia Rose is a celebrated floral artist with an international reputation for her sumptuous organic and naturally eclectic designs.
Julia-Rose will be holding two private botanical workshops at the Botanical Bazaar. Tickets to the workshops can be purchased here http://botanicalbazaar.com.au/tickets/
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  • Based on a timeless philosophy of simplicity and authenticity, Wild Leaf Botanicals is a range of handmade natural skincare showcasing Australian native botanicals and essential oils.🌼 @wildleafbotanicals .
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  • To celebrate the event being on the first Sunday in Spring, we are opening a Garden Bar complete with cocktail options from @ink_gin atopped with certified organic edible flowers from @byronbayorganicflowerfarm 🍸🍻🍾🌸
#edibleflowers #goldcoastevent #gardeningjustgotbetter

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