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113 Old Smithfield Rd, Freshwater | (07) 4055 1262 | cairns@limberlost.com.au
113 Old Smithfield Rd, Freshwater | (07) 4055 1262 | cairns@limberlost.com.au

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Limberlost Garden Centre
Enjoy Tapas at Vines Café every Saturday & Sunday from 2 – 4.30pm. Now a licensed venue, we offer a range of beer, wine, spirits and cocktails. BYO is no longer available For Bookings please call 4055 1262.
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Cherryl has some top tips for growing fresh and delicious home grown tomatoes this season.
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April in the Tropics is planting time! Join Elle as she plants some beautiful edible flowers.
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There are many helpful animals that keep our gardens in balance. Frogs are fabulous for keeping pesky insects such as cockroaches and mosquitos under control. Frog hotels make a great feature for your garden, and give our friendly green friends a place to rest.
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Butterflies bring an added touch of beauty to your garden, especially when paired with bright, colourful and highly attractive flowers. We were lucky to capture this amazing transformation this week of a Cairns Birdwing caterpillar pupating. We can’t wait for the final reveal!    
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March brings the feeling of excitement and promise as we anticipate the joy of growing our own food as the cooler months approach. The preparation we put in now will bring great results when the time comes for a fresh and healthy harvest. March Checklist Get your garden ready: It’s time to prepare your garden...
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March in the Wet Tropics of Queensland means it’s time to prepare your garden bed for the exciting vegetable season ahead. The cooler growing season is the best time to grow all of our traditional favourites like tomatoes, so start preparing now for a bumper season!    
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Strawberries are one of the easiest fruiting plants to grow and it is certainly a treat to feast upon these sweet delights picked fresh from the garden Strawberries are ground-hugging, herbaceous plants, growing to about 15cm high and spreading into a clump 50–100cm wide. Their flowers are simple, five-petalled blooms that are pollinated by bees....
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Yellow Crazy ants are an invasive pest here in the tropics, posing a threat to our natural environment and our way of life. At Limberlost we have regular inspections to ensure our nursery remains free of these pests, and ensure we do our part to prevent the spread.
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February is traditionally our wettest month of living A Green Life.  It’s a time when the tropical heat drives us to the cool of the indoors or patio for a cool respite, so it’s a good opportunity to spend time maintaining and refreshing your indoor plant collection. February To Do List Indoor plants: Re-pot or...
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