Free Rose Pruning Demonstrations

We are running free rose pruning demonstrations at Dawson’s Forrestfield, Joondalup, Swanbourne and O’Connor stores. All sessions start at 11am on the following days: Wednesday, 21st June at 11.00am Sunday, 9th July at 11.00am Rose pruning is actually very easy. Why not come and watch one of our free rose pruning demonstrations? These popular, practical sessions […]

Autumn Gardening Workshops

We are please to announce a number of FREE gardening workshops taking place at Dawson’s stores over the next few weeks. Please read below for full details. To register your interest please call the store that is hosting the workshop. Workshop #1 Thursday May 4th at 10.30am (Dawson’s Forrestfield): Nursery and Garden Industry CEO and […]

Free Soil Masterclass

This masterclass is a free event and will be discussing everything you need to know about improving and amending soils for growing plants successfully. The workshop will be followed by an audience Q & A. Details are as follows: When: Sunday 30th October 11.00am – 12.30pm Where: Dawson’s Joondalup (179 Winton Rd, Joondalup) This is a free event […]

Free Chris Ferreira Gardening Workshop

Have you always wanted a Waterwise garden but don’t know where to start? Join us as we host celebrity gardening expert Chris Ferreira at Dawson’s Garden World in Joondalup as he shows you how to create your own Waterwise urban paradise and answer all your Waterwise gardening questions…. • How to improve the soil • Effective […]

Winter Warmers at Dawson’s

With some warmer days now here it’s the perfect time to rediscover your garden and get it ready for spring!! All our new seasons fruit and ornamental trees are in store so get and have a look. Our rose crop is looking great and we hope to have new seasons roses out towards the end […]

Dawson’s Winter Wonderland!!

While in some ways June is the end of one cycle it’s also the start of another new growth cycle, filled with possibility. It’s a wonderful time to plan, plant, review and undertake major works in the garden. There’s plenty of planting to do with new season’s fruit and ornamental trees, roses, camellias, flower and […]

Spoil Your Mum this Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day just around the corner why not delight your gardening Mum with a beautiful living gift. Petty, pale pink, Mother’s Love roses make the perfect gift as do traditional Chrysanthemums in autumn colours. If you can’t decide let Mum choose with a Dawson’s Gift Voucher made out to any value, blooming perfect! FREE Gardening […]

Jump into April at Dawson’s

April is a busy month in the garden. The cooler weather we are experiencing and recent rain makes for perfect planting conditions and enjoyable gardening. While autumn’s very much in evidence in the April garden, April’s also an important month to prepare for spring. All our stores are full of new seasons stock so now is […]

Free Gardening Workshop with Chris Ferreira

Have you always wanted a Waterwise garden but don’t know where to start? Join us as we host celebrity gardening expert Chris Ferreira at Dawson’s Garden World in Forrestfield as he shows you how to create your own Waterwise urban paradise and answer all your Waterwise gardening questions…. • How to improve the soil • Effective […]

Autumn Glories at Dawson’s!

As we head into March refreshingly cool mornings usher in the start of autumn. While days can still be warm, it’s the beginning of a new cycle of renewal and growth in the garden. Autumn is an ideal time to get into your garden and the coming months provide some of the best planting times […]

The Forever Project

Chris Ferrier will open ‘The House that Chris Built’ on Saturday 5th March from 10.00am to 4.oopm. Chris opens his home twice a year – March and September. The Autumn and Spring opens allow Chris to showcase the seasonal actions that can be taken to create and maintain a beautiful Waterwise garden. This also allows […]

Add a Splash of Colour to your Garden

In Your Garden Flowering this Month: Agapanthus, Begonia, bougainvillea, butterkins (sida), canna, crepe myrtles, eremophila, erigeron, frangipani, gardenia, gazania, geranium, grevillea, ,hibiscus, kangaroo paws, magnolia, mandevilla, oleander, petunia, plumbago, roses, star jasmine strelitzia, stephanotis and vincas. Plant this Month Ornamentals: Advanced trees, begonias, bougainvilleas, crepe myrtles, frangipani, geraniums, gardenias, hibiscus, magnolia, mandevillas, natives, oleander, roses, […]

Celebrate a green and growing Christmas at Dawson’s

Bring Christmas alive with our wonderful range of living gifts, Christmas Trees, festive colour and don’t forget, gift vouchers! A world away from the crowded shopping malls, you’re sure to find gifts to delight the gardener in your life. In Your Garden Flowering this Month: Agapanthus, begonia, bougainvillea, eremophila, frangipani, geranium, grevillea, hibiscus, magnolia, mandevilla, […]

Spring Is In The Air!

Flowering this Month: Agapanthus, bacopa, bidens, buddleia, calibrachoa, clivia, cosmos, daylilies, fuschia, gazana, eremophila nivea, geraldton wax, grevillea, hakea, jasmine, kangaroo paws, lavender, marigold, lechenaultia, leucospermum, louisiana iris, mandevilla, petunia, pandorea, penstemon, plumbago, protea, ricinocarpus (native wedding bush), roses, salvia, verbena, verticordia, viburnum. Plant this Month Ornamentals: Abelia, begonias, buddleia, bloodleaf, clivia, conifers, dichondra, grevillea, […]

Get Ready, Spring is Nearly Here!

It’s an exciting time to plant and prepare the garden for spring. Chilly mornings give way to glorious, sunny days so make the most of sunny weather to enjoy the garden! Many plants are entering their spring growth cycle and budding up ready for an explosion of spring growth and blossom. Jobs to do around the […]

FREE Rose Pruning Demonstrations

We are running free rose pruning demonstrations at Dawson’s Forrestfield, Joondalup, Swanbourne and O’Connor. All sessions start at 11am on the following days: Wednesday 22nd June 2016 Sunday 10th July 2016 Rose pruning is actually very easy. Why not come and watch one of our free rose pruning demonstrations? These popular, practical sessions are presented by Dawson’s […]

Spoil Your Mum This Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day just around the corner why not delight your gardening Mum with a beautiful living gift. Petty, pale pink, Mother’s Love roses make the perfect gift as traditional Chrysanthemums in autumn colours. Give a touch of tropical flair with long flowering, easy to grow, Aloha Mandevillas in Bright Pink, Red, Dark Red, Regal […]

Jump into April at Dawson’s

April is a busy month in the garden. The cooler weather we are experiencing and recent rain makes for perfect planting conditions and enjoyable gardening. While autumn’s very much in evidence in the April garden, April’s also an important month to prepare for spring. All our stores are full of new seasons stock so now is […]

Autumn is a Great Time for Gardening!

As we head into March refreshingly cool mornings usher in the start of autumn. While days can still be warm, it’s the beginning of a new cycle of renewal and growth in the garden. There’s plenty to do, planting, planning and preparing so let’s say Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! Flowering this Month: Begonia, bougainvillea, butterkins […]

Sizzling Summer Colours

With summer in full swing and the heat well and truly here, you might be tempted to neglect your garden. Just remember your garden needs you more than ever during February! It is also a great time to plant some summer colour in your garden. In Your Garden Flowering this Month: Begonia, bougainvillea, butterkins (sida), […]

Garden RELEAF Weekend

Garden RELEAF weekend, which will be held on the weekend of March 7-8 2015, will see Independent Garden Centres around Australia running fun and informative events to encourage people to get into the garden and get planting. As gardening is good for both physical and mental health, the weekend will support beyond blue and will […]

Sizzling Summer Colour at Dawson’s

Summer is a time to enjoy the riotous colours and relaxing days. It’s a time to maintain, plant and plan for the year ahead. Garden Jobs for January 1. Protect ripening tomatoes on extreme weather days by shading with shade cloth, hessian, a trap or old sheet to avoid sun scorched, spoiled fruit.2. Container plants […]

Celebrate Christmas with Dawson’s

Bring Christmas alive with our wonderful range of living gifts, Christmas Trees, festive colour and don’t forget, gift vouchers! A world away from the crowed shopping malls, you’re sure to find gifts to delight the gardener in your life. On behalf of all of us at Dawson’s we’d like to wish you and your family […]

Dawson’s Roses – A Growing Tradition

Now’s the perfect time to start a new romance with roses. Fragrant, alluring and captivating there’s truly a rose for everyone at Dawson’s. Browse among Perth’s best range of romantic garden roses at any one of our four conveniently located retail stores. Dawson’s Roses from Our Production Nursery To You. At Dawson’s we’ve been growing […]

Coming Up Roses

Spring is well and truly underway, enjoy the colour and excitement of the season and of course, take some time to smell the roses. Roses are in their spring flush and looking spectacular, so it’s the perfect time to visit Dawson’s and indulge your passion for roses. What To Plant Now Now is the Perfect […]

Get Ready, Spring is Just Around the Corner

It’s an exciting time to plant and prepare the garden for spring. Many plants are entering their spring growth cycle and budding up ready for an explosion of spring growth and blossom. What To Plant Now Plant Now: Advanced trees, african boxwood, alyssum, anisodontea, arthropodium (new Zealand rock Lily), azaleas, banksias, bottlebrush, buxus, camellia, cineraria, […]

Winter Gardening at Dawsons

While in some ways June is the end of one cycle it’s also the start of another new growth cycle, filled with possibility. It’s a wonderful time to plan, plant, review and undertake major works in the garden. There’s plenty of planting to do with new season’s fruit and ornamental trees, natives, Camellias, flower and […]

Free Rose Pruning Demonstrations

We are running free rose pruning demonstrations at Dawson’s Forrestfield, Joondalup, Swanbourne and O’Connor. All sessions start at 11am on the following days: Sunday 29th June Sunday 6th July Wednesday 9th July Saturday 12th July Rose pruning is actually very easy. Why not come and watch one of our free rose pruning demonstrations? These popular, practical […]

Autumn Glories

It seems autumn is finally here! Glorious sunny days and mild temperatures make for perfect gardening and planting conditions. May is a busy month with plenty to do including planting winter – spring flowers and vegetables, camellias, roses, natives, trees and all manner of things, so let’s get cracking and get into the garden! What […]

So Long Summer, Hello Autumn

Welcome to March. Refreshingly cool mornings usher in the start of autumn. While days can still be warm, it’s the beginning of a new cycle of renewal and growth in the garden. Autumn is a season that is now on par with spring when it comes to gardening. There’s plenty to do, planting, planning and […]

Love is in the Air

Welcome to February. It’s time to relax, mornings and evenings are the best times for gardening. Mulching and watering are important this month. And don’t forget St. Valentine’s Day on Friday the 14th of February. Surprise your Valentine with a beautiful Dawson’s living Gift! What to Plant Now Advanced trees, alstroemeria, alyssum, begonias, bidens, boston […]

Beat the Heat with Trees

Trees are natural air conditioners and do a brilliant job at mitigating heat build-up in our urban environment. Urban areas provide huge heat sinks where heat builds up and is often re-radiated for hours into the night. The correlation is simple, the less trees and green space we have in city and residential areas, the […]

Happy New Year

Another year in your garden has begun. It’s a time to enjoy the riotous colours and relaxing days of Summer. It’s time to maintain, plant and plan for the year ahead. What to Plant Now Alstroemeria, alyssum, begonias, bidens, boston ivy, bougainvilleas, calibrachoa, crepe myrtles, geraniums, gardenias, gazanias, grevillea, hibiscus, lavender, magnolia, mandevilla, natives, nandina, […]

Welcome to Summer

It’s a busy time as we prepare for and enjoy Christmas. We think you’ll find our garden centres a relaxing contrast to the crowded shopping malls. We urge you to go green this Christmas! Bring Christmas alive with our wonderful range of living gifts, Christmas trees and festive colour. On behalf of all of us […]

Things are hotting up at Dawson’s!

Welcome to November, after a cool and wet start to the season, it seems spring is finally here. It’s time to enjoy your garden and the colour, fragrance and excitement of the season. What to plant during November Buddleias: These quick growing shrubs usually grow to 2-3m in height. Buddleias, commonly known as Butterfly Bushes, […]

Beating Black Spot on Roses

Many gardeners are experiencing problems with Black Spot on roses at the moment. This isn’t surprising as it’s spring and September was very cool and wet. Black spot produces tell tale, irregular black spots on rose leaves. As the disease progresses leaves turn yellow and can fall off. On young roses and very susceptible varieties, […]

Welcome to our new website!!

We would like to welcome all our valued customers to our brand new website and online store. We believe our website will now be able to better serve your needs and make your Dawson’s experience more enjoyable. We have also significantly upgraded our online store where you can search through 1000’s of our very best products […]