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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]

Botanical Bazaar Blooms this Spring!

Botanical Bazaar Blooms this Spring! Back by popular demand is the Gold Coast’s biggest Gardening Expo, the Botanical Bazaar supported by Tropical Fruit World. On the 3rd September, the Botanical Bazaar will be blooming in its new 13-hectare home at the Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang. With celebrity gardens, over 70 green inspired exhibitors, interactive workshops and kids activities, the Bazaar is expected to be a drawcard for thousands of nature lovers. Co..... [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]

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Attract Butterflies to Your Garden! When planting for butterflies and to attract butterflies to your garden it is important to plan for all four stages of a butterfly’s life: adult, egg, caterpillar, and chrysalis. When you spend the time to attract butterflies to your garden, it can be a rewarding experience. Adult butterflies feed on nectar, which is obtained from flowering plants. In due course the adults lay their eggs, which need an unobtrusive leafy or gr..... [Read more]

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  • Our Botanical Homewares section at the Bazaar wouldn't be complete without these beauties crafted by @kokedama.by.jac
  • WORKSHOP AT @botanicalbazaar – Basket Weaving & Event Entry [$40+ BF]

Learn how to construct a small basket with Lisa Guy from @madeinlisaland. 
Have fun in a relaxed environment awhile you get to create one of your own baskets using beautiful Madagascan raffia, hand dyed by Lisa. There are only 15 spots available per workshop, so head to the link in our profile and pre-book your tickets.
  • We are in love with these fruity dangle earrings! 🍊 🍒 Best part is that the crafty creative Maggie from @pluckdamusdesigns will be selling her fruity designs at the Botanical Bazaar! Tickets on sale from link in profile.
  • So today I ate a lemon 🍋 Part two I eat an onion. Here's why....
  • We are looking at getting our Volunteers tshirts printed with a gorgeous design from @joyousgarden .
What do you think about this drawing on the tshirt? A good representation of a team ✌🏻🥕🥔
  • Stop swooning!!! Isn't it devine 💚🌿
Agava nestled into a crafted log collected from the foothills of the great diving range. Another bespoke spectacular piece crafted by the talented @ecoplayscapes .
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  • From crafted kids play equipment to planters - @ecoplayscapes has the most AHHmazing bespoke locally made items. Check out their page for some incredibly creative works using foraged hardwood from the foothills of the great diving range. And guess what.....they will be at the @botanicalbazaar showcasing some of their fav pieces. .
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  • Flowers | Wine | Coffee Whatever the use, this gorgeous, locally crafted vessel is a must have in our house! 🌿@pinkwheatcreative will have a variety of her creative pottery pieces at the Botanical Bazaar. 💚 Tickets available online now. #botanicalbazaar
  • Kevin from BEE ZONE Apiaries simply loves Bees. When you come and meet him at the 'Critters Corner' you will be astounded by his knowledge and passion for these amazing animals. 
Bee Zone Apiaries based on the @southerngoldcoast, produces and sells quality Italian Queen Bees, and Nucleus (starter) Colonies.  He also does classroom teachings, hive management, swarm removal plus sell yummy raw honey. 
Get your early-bird tickets to the Bazaar from www.botanicalbazaar.com.au

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