Month: June 2016

  • Portfolio: Garden Design Centennial Park Update

    Portfolio: Garden Design Centennial Park Update

    Last week I went on a mission to visit as many of my garden design projects as possible, to collect photos and catch up. I love re-visiting these gardens especially when I am doing a little garden maintenance at the same time.┬áThis garden in Centennial Park required a well needed shape and prune. The growth…

  • The colour combinations of Grevillea ‘Amber Blaze’

    The colour combinations of Grevillea ‘Amber Blaze’

    I am not a massive fan of the larger flower spike type of Grevilleas species, I often associate them with attracting noisy miners and rainbow lorikeets, not desirable native birds for me. However, this Winter I have had two Grevillea ‘Amber Blaze’ specimens take my breath away.   The photos in this blog post are…

  • ‘Red Iron Bark’ – Eucalyptus sideroxylon Rosea

    ‘Red Iron Bark’ – Eucalyptus sideroxylon Rosea

    I live in Iron Bark territory, on a clay soil, near the coast, the local Iron Barks stand up to the strong coastal winds and often boggy soil. One introduced Iron bark that does very well in my area is Eucalyptus sideroxylon Rosea, this is a stunning medium sized tree, that I giggly recommend for…

  • Showy Winter Flowers: Grevillea ‘Winter Delight’

    Showy Winter Flowers: Grevillea ‘Winter Delight’

    I have been noticing in the past few weeks the large numbers of Grevilleas that seem to be flowering profusely all through Autumn and welcoming Winter with a colourful wave. This particular Grevillea ‘Winter Delight’ began budding up in late Summer and I have been anticipating the show for weeks.   These photos have been…