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Feminine Flowering Garden
Don thinks that today’s gardens, particularly in Australia, are the best they’ve ever been. They are better to entertain in...
Australian Native Violet – Plant of the Week
Don chose a classic groundcover as this week’s Plant of the Week. Plant details Common name: Australian native violet Botanic name: Viola...
You’d expect to find this lovely, old-fashioned plant in a garden where pixies and elves dance at night. It is...
The Bedding Plants Australia Flower of the Year 2004 is the Simba™ Marigold. This hardy, waterwise annual is a mix...
Like most of the flame peas, Chorizema cordatum is endemic to the south west of Western Australia. Plant details Common...
As well as producing brightly coloured, cheerful flowers, nasturtiums are ideal plants for a child’s first garden. The seeds are...
Don regards our Plant of the Week as a serious contender for the title of ‘World’s Best Perfumed Plant’. Brown...
A tough indoor plant commonly found sitting unobtrusively in the corners of living rooms across Australia is Philodendron bipinnatifidum (sold...
This member of the flax family comes from the foothills of the Himalayas. It is a particularly useful plant because...
If you want a plant that’ll laugh at the drought, consider the humble gazania. Plant details Common name: Gazania Botanic...
Luculias – Plant of the Week
The luculia was introduced to the west by plant hunter, Ernest ‘Chinese’ Wilson. It occurs naturally on lightly wooded hills...
Flesh-pink and sweet-smelling, a crowd of naked ladies is an arresting sight! But best of all, once you have them,...