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Top 5 Essential Tools for Beginner Gardeners
Top 5 Essential Tools for Beginner Gardeners

Discover which garden gadgets Instagram garden guru Sustainable Holly simply can’t live without

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Windowsill Gardens for Beginners
Windowsill Gardens for Beginners

Looking for an alternative to a veggie patch or indoor garden? Windowsill gardening is a perfect ...

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Get to know Horticulturist Ben Hayman
Get to know Horticulturist Ben Hayman

This week we sat down for a chat with Hoselink’s resident Horticulturist, Ben Hayman. You may rec...

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Natural Beauty Treatments from the Garden
Natural Beauty Treatments from the Garden

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Look no further. We’ve rounded up some indulgent nat...

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Gardening

Top 5 Essential Tools for Beginner Gardeners
Top 5 Essential Tools for Beginner Gardeners

Discover which garden gadgets Instagram garden guru Sustainable Holly simply can’t live without

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Windowsill Gardens for Beginners
Windowsill Gardens for Beginners

Looking for an alternative to a veggie patch or indoor garden? Windowsill gardening is a perfect ...

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The Best Edible Plants for Urban Gardens
The Best Edible Plants for Urban Gardens

Edible urban gardens are becoming increasingly popular. You don’t need a lot of space to suppleme...

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Creating a Kitchen Garden
Creating a Kitchen Garden

Sustainable Holly shows us how to incorporate fresh produce into daily life through a kitchen garden

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Watering

Hoselink Helps You Save Water
Hoselink Helps You Save Water

From watering to tanks & tools, we give a guide with easy tips and tricks to save water in bo...

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What Do Water Restrictions Mean?
What Do Water Restrictions Mean?

Town water levels are low and restrictions have been put in place, but what does each level mean?...

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Farmers Doing It Tough
Farmers Doing It Tough

Hoselink CEO and Founder Tim Kierath heads to the Australian countryside to see first-hand the cr...

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Save Water with Hoselink
Save Water with Hoselink

With water restrictions and drought across much of Australia, it’s never been more crucial to sav...

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DIY Projects

Natural Beauty Treatments from the Garden
Natural Beauty Treatments from the Garden

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Look no further. We’ve rounded up some indulgent nat...

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How to make a DIY Flower Bouquet
How to make a DIY Flower Bouquet

Is there anything that mum’s love more than flowers? Create your own special touch this Mother’s ...

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How to Create a Mini Garden
How to Create a Mini Garden

Mini gardens are a great DIY project for you and the family to enjoy. If you want to save old pot...

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Raised Bed Gardening Guide
Raised Bed Gardening Guide

Discover the benefits of raised bed gardening. Simplistic, flexible and easy to control, they're ...

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Pets & Wildlife

Make a Splash for Bees in your Backyard!
Make a Splash for Bees in your Backyard!

With summer in full swing, the Wheen Bee Foundation have put together this handy guide on the imp...

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Hoselink Helps the Koalas
Hoselink Helps the Koalas

We go behind the scenes at Port Stephens Koalas Hospital where the team use Hoselink watering pro...

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Helpful Garden Insects
Helpful Garden Insects

Did you know there are a wealth of beneficial bugs that can help improve the health of your plant...

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

We go behind the scenes of an equine veterinary practice to learn how vets are putting Hoselink’s...

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Product Guides

Top 10 Gardening Gifts Your Mum Will Love
Top 10 Gardening Gifts Your Mum Will Love

Be inspired to treat your Mum this Mother’s Day with our round-up of brilliant buys to spoil her ...

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How to Prepare your Garden for Summer
How to Prepare your Garden for Summer

Summer means different things to different gardeners - southern and central regions bake dry, for...

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Spray Gun Buyer's Guide
Spray Gun Buyer's Guide

With the right spray gun, you can stand back and relax while it does all the hard work! Discover ...

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Solar Lights Buyer's Guide
Solar Lights Buyer's Guide

Thinking of buying from our range of quality solar lights? With so many to select from, we’ve hel...

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