Month: June 2013

  • Rainforest planting

    Rainforest planting

    With the excessive amount of rain we have been receiving over the last few days and with more scheduled to come I am noticing how the different sections of my garden are coping. Over half of my garden is in heavy shade and of that half again is planted out with rainforest and local shade…

  • White flowering Grevillea ‘Ivory Whip’

    White flowering Grevillea ‘Ivory Whip’

    There is something pure and classic about white flowers, and I am one for a riot of colour most of the time, however I do think this white flowering Grevilleas is one of my favourites. It is a grafted specimen and one of the hardier species to withstand our humid east coast conditions.

  • Enticing Suburban Native Garden

    Enticing Suburban Native Garden

    This is David’s wonderful garden, it has been made with a passionate eye and a dedicated hand and is simply beautiful. The garden is well laid out and incorporates several different areas that are all planted out with natives, can you believe it is only five years old?

  • Daisies make me happy 2

    Daisies make me happy 2

    This is the second instalment of my ode to native daisies, there are too many types and cvs. to choose from so I have grouped these together as they are more of a ground cover with a smaller flower. They are beautiful mixed together planted as a native meadow.

  • Kids Shenanigans in the garden

    Kids Shenanigans in the garden

    “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colours are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.   – Elizabeth Lawrence

  • Daisies make me happy

    Daisies make me happy

    I went to the Blue Mountains over the long weekend and not only at Mt Tomah gardens, but also on the property I was staying, the paper daisies were popping up their sunny heads. 

  • Win a FREE Garden Consultation!

    Win a FREE Garden Consultation!

    I am giving away a free garden consultation in this coming week! (from 1st June until the 7th). Just “like” Mallee Design on Facebook to go in the draw to win! This is for anyone in the Illawarra or Sydney region. For those not in the area there will be a special gift for the…