Tag: small bird attracting

  • Lane Cove Sustainability Lane @ Lane Cove Rotary Fair

    Lane Cove Sustainability Lane @ Lane Cove Rotary Fair

    We will be at the Lane Cove Rotary Fair and Sustainability Lane on Sunday 8th October 2017 from 9am – 4pm, with our birdbaths and water bowls. Be entertained by free live music, rides for the kids, great food and a variety of stalls. Visit the stalls along Sustainability Lane to find out the latest about living more sustainably. Come…

  • Hakea sericea: Pink or White?

    Hakea sericea: Pink or White?

    Whenever I am asked what is a great small bird attracting shrub for native gardens Hakea sericea is often on the top of my recommended list. It is a medium to large shrub with a dense habit and sharp needle like leaves for the small birds to seek refuge in. Thornbills, finches and honeyeaters will…

  • Bush Food Spheres: Citriobatus pauciflorus

    Bush Food Spheres: Citriobatus pauciflorus

    I was quite taken when I saw these well clipped Orange Thorn a few weeks back in the edible section at Mount Anan Botanic Gardens, this section of the garden is kept quite manicured, bringing out the ornamental potential of all of the local Bush Food plants. And lets face it, I am a sucker…

  • Winter Reds

    Winter Reds

    I have been away a little bit lately, well more away from my garden than anywhere else. So I haven’t been noticing all the details, just madly rushing about planting, watering and spending more time in other peoples gardens than my own. So when I returned home on the weekend I was greeted by the…