Geelong Native Plants Blog

May 15, 2020

Protecting Moonah Trees Geelong, Surfcoast & Bellarine

Protecting Moonah Trees ( Melaleuca lanceolata )    Moonahs are Iconic Trees Moonah trees are Iconic and grow naturally along the Coastal dunes and nearby Grasslands extending approximately 5 kilometres inland.   Some of the Moonah Trees around the Geelong Coast and Surf Coast have been aged at over 300 years. Many Moonah Trees have...

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May 9, 2020

Gift Vouchers

During these trying times, it can be difficuilt for some to go to the shops to get a special gift for a  special person. Geelong Native Plants offers Gift Vouchers. Each one is different and personally  designed for the the person receiving it. There is no need to come into the Nursery as they are...

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February 23, 2020

Save our bees

Honey Bees are on the decline Worldwide due to Industrial agriculture Destruction of habitat Use of Chemical sprays There are around 1,700 different Native Bee Species in Australia. Honey is the only food that does not have a shelf life if properly stored . Honey will stay fresh in the sealed jar you bought it...

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February 23, 2020

Geelong Native Plant List for Bees

                 GEELONG  LOCAL AND NATIVE PLANT SELECTION                                                  FOR BEES AND BIRDS Botanical Name      Common               Name  ...

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January 24, 2017

Biodynamic gardening tips from our Geelong native nursery

Our Geelong native nursery staff are often asked about biodynamic gardening – what is it and how does it work? Our owner and organic gardening expert Christine specialises in organically growing vegetables using companion planting practices, and is always happy to offer advice and tips to get the most out of biodynamic gardening. Biodynamic gardening...

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December 16, 2016

Why we’re one of the leading native nurseries in Geelong

Geelong Native Plants is proud and honoured to be considered one of the leading native nurseries in Geelong – and we’re continuing to work hard to ensure we keep delivering the best stock, advice and service for our customers. With more than three decades’ experience in the horticulture industry, owner Christine Russell has an unparalleled...

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