About Plantwise

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 Plantwise horticultural consultancy is a Melbourne based business with qualified horticulturalist Angela focusing on the right plant selection for your garden that suits   Melbourne’s soil & climate, your desired theme and budget. ( We understand not everyone is a green thumb.)  We provide many garden services from home garden advice, design, plant selection, teaching you to prune, plant a tree, pest and disease id and control, plant identification etc.  

Our garden consultant Angela Carstairs holds a Diploma in Horticulture acquiring many distinctions while undertaking her studies, she also studied Landscape design at Swinburne and Landscape construction at NMIT.  Angela designed and built a garden for the NGIV achievable gardens at the Melbourne international flower and garden show which was shown on Chanel Seven’s Better homes and gardens. Angela is a professional horticultural writer with articles printed in the garden magazine, Australian Better gardens and home ideas and she has also been interviewed by Jane Edmanson on 3aw’s weekend gardening show Big Backyard. Her experience and passion for horticulture spans over 20 years starting at The Department of Conservation Forests and Lands at Warrandyte State Park followed by several nurseries including the award winning Greenery garden center.  At Plantwise Angela provides garden advice to clients all over Melbourne.

Garden advice, concepts and plants are Angela’s expertise. We love to talk to others about gardens, as that is our passion.

“With my knowledge I can advise you on a plant selection to create a garden that will not only survive but thrive and keep the birds, butterflies, you, your family and friends inspired and delighted.”

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Garden consultation gift certificates  are available for that unique gift. Just email angela@plantwise.com.au for a quote.