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Samford QLD 4520

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Located just 20 minutes north of Brisbane’s CBD, The Lifestyle Centre is based in the heart of Samford Valley. From the popular Samford Village, the Centre is only a few minutes drive – via Mount Glorious Road.

225 Mt Glorious road
Samford QLD 4520

4 Winter fruits you can start growing now!

Don’t wait till summer to get your fruit and vegetable garden started! Winter is here and so can your fruit and vegetable bounty. As the months get cooler, there are still some things you can do in the garden to get those winter veggies growing.

Winter fruits are rich in vitamins and other goodies such as fiber, antioxidants and other nutritional benefits.

Grab your shovel and let’s get sowing!

Citrus Fruits

Citrus trees are super easy to care for making them the perfect fruit tree for any home. Citrus includes fruits such as lemons, limes, oranges and more. Citrus fruits are great for small yards and urban dwellers as they are easily pruned and have great shade coverage.


Avocados are one of the easiest plants to grow at home and at any time of the year. There isn’t much you need to get started – three toothpicks, one avocado, and glass is water is all you need!

Avocados offer an abundance of fiber, potassium, and vitamins B6 and C. They’re also rich in folate, which can boost your mood! But any way you slice it, the nutrient avocados offer the most of is fat.

Kiwi Fruit

Kiwi fruits are small, but they pack a lot of punch when it comes to flavor and health benefits! It’s also full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, and potassium.

Great for planting in a mild winter environment, like Brisbane! Train your kiwi fruit onto a pergola, fence or up a tree in warmer climates.

Spring Onion

The perfect complement for winter meals and are super Easy-to-grow vegetables that are ready to harvest in just eight weeks make spring onions a firm favourite.

Spring Onions are easy to grow from cuttings provided they have some roots left. Wash the root and replant into a bed of soil. Sprouts will begin to pop out within the week and will be ready to harvest within the month! The most amazing part about Spring Onions is they can be replanted again and again from the same crop!