Wonderful West Australian Mallees


I love Mallees, obviously hence my business name, and Western Australia has an amazing array of these characteristic Eucalypts. As part of my recent trip to WA I stayed in an area called Dryandra, a short drive south east of Read more ›

Portfolio: Bondi Consult


This garden was a simple consult and then a couple of weekends of intensive clearing out by the client, then I came in for the fun part Two large Frangipani trees shade the west facing front garden in Summer but Read more ›

Hi Vallee Farm: Kwongan Country


We stayed at an amazing property 3 and a half-hours north of Perth in mid-August, where the local flora did not disappoint.  I must admit I found it quite difficult to plan my Western Australia wild flower trip and after Read more ›

Kings Park Favourites


This post is about one of my visits to Kings Park last month, I went twice and still felt as though I hadn’t seen everything, however the images I took were mainly of plants that I think can be grown Read more ›

Grass Trees of Fremantle


I have just come back from Western Australia and have maaaany photos to share, as I am a little overwhelmed by the volume of my images and don’t really know where to start I thought I would start at the beginning Read more ›

Enjoying Pig Face: Carpobrotus glaucescens


Carpobrotus or ‘Pig Face’ is one of my favourite bush foods to eat, it tastes like an over-ripe Kiwi fruit with a salty edge,  delicious! This morning as we were rambling through our local sand dune and beach my son Read more ›

Year round flowering: Grevillea ‘Elegance’


This is Grevillea longistyla x johnsonii or better known as Grevillea ‘Elegance’, it is a star performer when it comes to speed of growth, constant flowers and attractive fine leaved foliage, plus the birds adore it! Grevillea ‘Elegance’ gets BIG that Read more ›

Floating Birdbath


This is the new steel tripod stand for my spun copper dishes, this stand is designed to disappear into the plants in a garden bed. It is made up of three thin metal rods that taper and attach to a Read more ›