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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
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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Happy New Year and a very warm welcome back to the garden! January in the Tropics is a time to enjoy the vibrant green hues of our fast growing gardens, thriving in the humid weather. Garden jobs for January: Keep an eye on your gardens and pot plants for fungal problems that can be associated...
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Enjoy the flavours of the garden as you sample our refreshing, zingy shrubs. They are the perfect compliment for cocktails and cool, refreshing drinks, with endless flavour combinations and a Kombucha-like tartness. Enjoying flavours from the garden has never been so fun! At our recent Twilight at Limberlost event, we enjoyed some delicious flavoured shrubs!...
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 Frangipani (Plumeria) are a distinctive tropical tree that will add character and charm to your garden. Their rich, fragrant and colourful flowers bloom prolifically over the warmer months of the year. Their delightful colours range from whites and pale pinks, to vibrant reds and yellows. They are relatively easy to care for, and will reward...
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Daintree Pines are a beautiful native addition to your Christmas celebrations, and will grow with your family for years to come. To ensure your tree enjoys Christmas celebrations as much as you, here are some simple tips for keeping them healthy and happy. Daintree pines don’t like to dry out. Growing naturally in a tropical...
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The Dorothy Perkins Super Rambler rose is a great performer in our Wet Tropics. With the correct care they will make a beautiful feature in your garden, with rewarding blooms of bright pink flowers almost year round. Our resident rose expert Neil has some great tips for getting the most from your roses.
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Neil has a wealth of experience in growing roses, especially here in the tropics of North Queensland. Check out his tips on growing healthy roses that produce masses of flowers throughout the year.
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