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Fantastic use for a Watersaver Garden

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Doesn't this look great. Bit complicated to get the supports right but we got there.  Every home should have one.

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Free freight on existing stock to January three extended to January 12

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Unfortunately I cannot get colorbond till January 12 so I am extending the free freight period till then. I have the following stock on hand (updated 4 Jan).  Jumbo: Pale Eucalypt, Dune, Zinc, Deep Ocean, Jasper Extra Large: Pale Eucalypt, Woodland Grey, Monument, Cove,  Surfmist, Paperbark Large Slim: Pale Eucalypt, Basalt, Jasper, Woodland Grey Space Saver: Monument (2), Wallaby, Windspray (2), Shale Grey, Jasper Herb: Cottage Green, Monument, Paperbark, Surfmist, Jasper Color chart:  https://watersavergardens.com.au/pages/custom-garden-bed-colours Free freight also applies to nets and canopy/trellis when purchased with bed/s. To get free freight: at checkout enter your correct town or suburb      ...

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Happy customer from Carlton

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Hi Alan Thank you so much for the info and for the garden. I’m glad I stuck with the colour I chose, it suits out place perfectly and the garden itself was super easy to put together and looks fantastic. I’m super excited to grow my herbs and stop paying ridiculous money for them at the supermarket. A great product and will definitely consider buying another when we have more room. Kind regardsChristopher  and another: Both me and my partner commented on how well your garden bed kits were thought through and how everything fitted in nicely together, great little...

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Garlic late this year

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I usually plant about 100 garlic late April so I can harvest early spring to free up hardens for spring planting. This year I have been so busy I didn't get around to it until a week ago. This is about the time commercial growers on the Granite Belt plant theirs so it will be interesting to see if the later planting makes any difference. It is easy to grow, needs plenty of compost and minerals in the first three months. It keeps well, we are still using last years crop.     

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I Have A Thorny Friend

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Indeed I do. Strangely enough when he is not skewering prosecution witnesses in court he loves to grow and cut roses to arrange in all their splendour abut the house. He was having trouble keeping the rose bushes alive so in desperation he put them in a couple of the watersaver gardens I sold him for vegetables. They have subsequently powered on remarkably.  I also have had success growing roses in my beds.

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