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Buffalo – The most cost effective landscape

People often think of turf rolls or slabs as being the expensive option when it comes to ground coverings for their yards. In reality laying Buffalo turf could save you big dollars and the benefits associated with having turf in your yard are plentiful.

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Nara™ Native Turf – Doing extremely well in the US

Nara™ Zoysia, an Australian Native Turf, is doing tremendously well in the USA, making real waves in the Southern US. Nara™ Zoysia is Australia’s first all-purpose native turf, that is low maintenance and easy to establish and is ideal for domestic, commercial and coastal plantings. Many people have a natural tendency to prefer native plants, now those same people can enjoy a native lawn.

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Let Encore Azaleas be a feature in your garden

Encore Azaleas make a multi-season flowering landscape a reality. With a variety of beautiful vibrant colours and evergreen foliage, Encore Azaleas are the ideal choice for Australian gardens. But it’s not just their beauty or bloom time that sets them apart, they are more drought tolerant, heat & frost tolerant and there are even 2 varieties that are lace bug resistant. So why not add Encore Azaleas to your garden today.

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Cutting through the hype…We look at the best buffalo lawn types

Australian’s need to cut through the hype of grass company publicity and select the best grass type to suit their home lawn requirements; Buffalo or other. Here we have a more in depth look at 3 of Australia’s top selling Soft Leaf Buffalo lawn grass varieties.

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Liriopes – What makes them great!

If you are looking for a strappy leaf plant that is tremendously versatile and exceptionally tough, you can’t go past Liriopes.

From bitterly cold areas to tropical locations, Liriopes with tolerate them all.

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Getting the right lawn for your home

With so many different varieties of turf available today, how do you know which is the right one for your home? Buffalo grass is one of the best lawn varieties available, but is it right for your lawn?

Firstly you will need to determine the requirements for your lawn and make your decision from there.

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Bold native flowers for your garden

Australian native plants generally require less water to maintain, are easier to grow and can tolerate the Australian climate better than other exotic plant varieties. But did you know that there is a wide variety of flowering Australian natives that can be added to your garden in place of exotics for that explosion of bold colour your looking for?

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New Shrubs & Groundcovers Available in Tasmania

Ozbreed is excited to announce the arrival of new shrubs and groundcovers at Cloverlea Nurseries in Tasmania, these include Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia ‘WES02’ PBR, Blue Gem™ Westringia ‘WES03’ PBR and Naringa™ Westringia WES01′ PBR. Please see below for more details on each plant and for links to plant pages.

Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia ‘WES02’ PBR
Ozbreed Aussie Box® Westringia can be pruned into a box hedge or left in its natural ball shape whilst staying compact and tidy. Produces mauve flowers throughout spring/summer and has a dense growth habit. Great alternative to exotic box plants as it has faster establishment and requires less water and needs less pruning than other Westringias.
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Blue Gem™ Westringia ‘WES03’ PBR
Blue Gem™ Westringia flowers profusely in spring, and regularly at other times of the year with bluish-purple flowers. Great in native gardens or in any flower garden and can be pruned to shape as required.
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Naringa™ Westringia ‘WES01’PBR
NaringaWestringia is the best hedging Westringia available for medium to tall hedges. Tidy form with masses of mauve coloured flowers in spring and regularly at other times. Needs pruning about half as much as other Westringias, and in a natural setting, probably not at all.
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Please contact Cloverlea Nurseries in Somerset, Tasmania on (03) 6435 0090 for more information and availability of plant varieties.

Please remember unfortunately some plant varieties will take longer to be readily available in Tasmania, for more information you can contact the licensed grower in your area for availability.

Clarity Blue™ Dianella is a tough clumping plant with clean blue foliage

Clarity Blue™ Dianella is tougher and better performing than Utopia® Dianella prunina ‘DP303’ PBR with a clear blue colour. It forms a nice clump like Cassa Blue® Dianella caerulea ‘DBB03’ PBR and provides displays of showy flower stems in summer.


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Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra is a variegated plant with clean contrasting foliage

Lucky Stripe™ Lomandra is one of the only ultra-tough no fuss strappy leaf variegated plants with such mass planting appeal.


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