Tag: Acacia fimbriata

  • Happy Wattle Day: The Ever useful Acacia fimbriata

    Happy Wattle Day: The Ever useful Acacia fimbriata

    The 1st of September is not only the first day of Spring, but it is also National Wattle Day! So if you have any flowering in your garden, cut off a sprig for a jar or pin it to your chest with pride. It has been a very mild Winter so welcoming Spring doesn’t feel…

  • Portfolio: Stanmore Landscape Design

    Portfolio: Stanmore Landscape Design

    This small garden in the inner west of Sydney is a sight to behold after the recent rains. It is hard to believe that most of these plants have only been in for 6 months, that is the beauty of gardening with native grasses, they fill out so quickly and provide structure and form in…

  • Joseph Banks Native Plants Reserve

    Joseph Banks Native Plants Reserve

    Every spring the Sutherland Australian Plants Society Group hold a day of Spring walks in Sir Joseph Banks Native Gardens in Kareela. I have been meaning to visit this native garden for years t is fairly local to me and I had heard wonderful things about it.   The gardens were started by Sutherland Shire…

  • Black Stump

    Black Stump

    This is a native garden I visited when it was open in April 2012, it shows you what can be done when someone with a lot of drive and passion finds a blank canvas. It truly amazes me that so many beautiful garden are created by one or two people.¬†Black Stump Natives¬†is located on the…

  • Texture and contrast

    Texture and contrast

    This is a beautiful example of a planting made with foliage in mind, the leaves of these two small trees are in every way complimenting each other.