Happy Yellows: Senna artemisioides

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I love the colour combination of grey and yellow especially when its in the garden and is on a lone flowering plant! Senna artemisioides grows on well-drained sandy soils in a variety of habitats, through out many states located inland Read more ›

Tugarah Gunya’marri: Cold and Windy

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During the Tugarah Gunya’marri the days are getting noticeably longer, but the weather is still cold. Then with the blooming of the Marrai’uo (Acacia floribunda) comes the cold, southwesterly winds; the children become cranky and the adults become bad-tempered. It Read more ›

Outstanding: Grevillea arenaria

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This is an outstanding plant for attracting birds, providing nesting habitat, shelter and nectar for honeyeaters and insectivorous birds. George Adams ‘Birdscaping Australian Gardens’ Thanks George I couldn’t have said it any better! I love my copy of the above Read more ›

Portfolio: Bondi Consult

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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 šŸ™‚ Two large Frangipani trees shade the west facing front garden in Summer Read more ›

Grass Trees of Fremantle

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I have just come back from Western Australia and have maaaany photos to share, asĀ 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

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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, Ā delicious! This morning as we were rambling through our local sand dune and beach my son Read more ›

Portfolio: Bulli Garden Design

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This garden is located in the costal northern Wollongong suburb of Wollongong, on a low ridge and midway down a slope. When I saw the garden for the first time it was directly after the new house had been built, Read more ›

Bundeena Garden Design: Update

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Last week I made a quick visit to one of my favourite gardens in Bundeena and snappedĀ  some photos before the sun went down. The first is of Anigozanthos ‘Landscape Lilac’. A few months ago I plant 12 each of Read more ›