Easter long weekend trading

Easter Trading 2017 Due to the public holidays our CAFE will be closed EVERY DAY this Easter Long Weekend. The cafe will reopen Wednesday the 19th of April. The cafe will be closed Good Friday and reopens Wednesday the 19th of … Continue reading


There seems to be about 375 species of Medinilla occurring in Tropical Africa, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Southern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Australia, Micronesia, the Solomons, Fiji and Vanuatu. The Philippines having 80 species is regarded as the epicentre … Continue reading


  Bouvardia        There are approximately fifty species of Bouvardia and they occur throughout  various countries of Central America. Bouvardia are popular cut flowers and are especially sort after for use in wedding bouquets. The genus is named after … Continue reading


Inside the garden centre in Gosford

We’ve got a fantastic selection of Bromeliads in the nursery at the moment. From the tiny understory Cryptanthus varieties to the full sun tolerant Giant Bromeliads in the Alcanterea genus, these include the stunning Alcanterea ‘Silver Plum’ and the seldom available … Continue reading

Philodendron xanadu


This week the featured plant is Philodendron xanadu; Xanadu is a great tropical foliage plant with lush tough green foliage and is arguably one of the best ‘tropical style’ plants introduced to cultivation in the last 25 years. Xanadu grows steadily … Continue reading

Easter long weekend trading hours

Due to the Easter public holidays our cafe will be closed all days over the Easter weekend. That is: The cafe is closed Good Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Normal trading commences Wednesday. Our nursery will be closed Friday, … Continue reading

Christmas trees – just in

Every one of our cut Christmas trees is selected, cut and transported by us ensuring you get to choose your tree from the best available, trees arrived here the first week of December.