GROW YOUR OWN!

Want a cool luscious retreat in your backyard?

At Fern Forest Nursery, that is our mission!

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Our specialty is ‘tropical look’ foliage, which can cope with South Australian conditions, so we can offer you a range of beautiful plants which make your outdoor space look like that Bali hotel  you stayed at.We have a fantastic range of luscious-looking plants that can transform your backyard into an oasis.

Melbourne Flower Show

I had the absolute pleasure to attend The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show last week. It is the largest show of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and as well as a garden design competition, there is floral artistry, including a fantastic wearable art show. There’s also competitions for cubby houses, hanging baskets and achievable garden displays. Definitely something for everyone and if you get the chance, well worth a special visit to Melbourne to be truly inspired.

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Win a Weekend away!

Come into the nursery over April and be in the running to win 2 nights accommodation at the beautiful Vintage B&B - Luxury bed and breakfast at an 1850′s tranquil retreat nestled in the heart of the McLaren Vale wine growing region. The prize includes a signature bottle of McLaren Vale wine and a gourmet breakfast each day for two and is valued at over $500! To be in the draw, simply spend $100 or more next time you visit. Competition will be drawn 1st May. PS – enjoy the spa…

Easter School Holidays

Bring your children for a walk through our Jungle in Willunga over the school holidays and each child will receive an Easter Egg (only if they behave well!) Open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10 to 4pm (and other days by appointment). All welcome. Just drive into the nursery and ask at the shop for directions.

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