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  • How is this for a fun upcycle? Re-purpose an old chair into a plant shelf for your garden! 
Have you got any fabulous re-purposed furniture on display in your garden? Tag us @RockyPointAU #rockypointau ! 
#MakeItMonday
  • It’s time for another #ShowUsYourGardenSunday! 🌱💚 This week’s feature garden is from @homegrown_patch ! What a fabulous growing space 😍

If you’d like the opportunity to be our feature garden in the coming weeks, post a picture of your favourite spot in your garden and tag us @RockyPointAU #RockyPointAU
  • Everything you do has an impact on the world around you, right down to what you choose to sow into your soil! 
#RockyPointAU
  • Today is the 'International Day for Biological Diversity' and the 2019 theme is; Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health. 
This year’s celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, on 22 May 2019, focus on biodiversity as the foundation for our food and health and a key catalyst to transforming food systems and improving human health. The theme aims to leverage knowledge and spread awareness of the dependency of our food systems, nutrition, and health on biodiversity and healthy ecosystems. The theme also celebrates the diversity provided by our natural systems for human existence and well-being on Earth, while contributing to other Sustainable Development Goals, including climate change mitigation and adaptation, ecosystems restoration, cleaner water and zero hunger, among others.

You can learn more at: https://www.cbd.int/idb/2019/ 
#IDB2019 #BiodiversityDay #BiodiversityIsFood #BiodiversityIsHealth
  • It's time to plant your Delphinium Seeds!

Sow your Delphinium seeds now ready for spring-time blooms. They can be transplanted with care, but it's best to grow them directly in-ground where you'd like them to flower.

#WhatToGrowWednesday #RockyPointAU
  • Happy World Bee Day! 🐝 (May 20) 
Check out this cute bee-hind 😊

Australia's over 1,500 species of solitary bees do not store any honey in their little nests but only collect tiny amounts of nectar to feed their young.

However, the eleven species of social stingless native bees in Australia do make and store small amounts of a delicious aromatic honey. This honey has a delicious, more tangy flavour than commercial bee honey and is stored by the bees in small resinous pots which look like bunches of grapes. 
http://www.aussiebee.com.au/faq.html#Anchor-Q5-14210 
Reposted from: World Bee Day Australia
  • Check out this adorable dragonfly garden art... Want to make one for yourself? Easy! Check out our #MakeItMonday below.

What you’ll need:
🌸 A 6 loop metal balloon whisk
🌸 Wire cutter/pliers
🌸 A couple of beads

How to:
1️⃣ Bend out two loops from the whisk, making two wings on one side of the whisk for wings
2️⃣ Repeat this on the other side
3️⃣ Use your wire cutters to trim the remaining top loops; one to form your antennae and the other for eyes. Thread some beads on as eyes and secure to decorate.
4️⃣ If you’ve got some extra wire, wrap it around the body of the dragonfly to use as a stand in your potted plants.

Image from Pinterest #RockyPointAU
  • It’s time for another #ShowUsYourGardenSunday! 🌱💚 This week we’re featuring Heidi Howell’s garden in Cedargrove, QLD with these beautiful Syncolostemon Tranvaalensis! 
If you’d like the opportunity to be our feature garden in the coming weeks, post a picture of your favourite spot in your garden space and tag us @rockypointau #rockypointau
  • Happy Friday! #RockyPointAU

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