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Don’s Top Six Low Maintenance Plants
Plant selection is very important if you want a low maintenance garden. Some plants are high maintenance nightmares. At the...
Don looked at holly, a native of Europe, north Africa and western Asia. In the Northern Hemisphere holly is associated...
Many plants are associated with Easter and the passion of Jesus Christ, although nobody really knows what sort of wood...
Agave If you want bold, architectural plants in your garden, Peter Valder thinks that it’s hard to go past agaves....
English daisies are trouble free and easy to grow, which is why they have been garden favourites since the early...
Olive Trevor first started collecting bromeliads 20 years ago. Bromeliads were very hard to buy in those days, so Olive...
If you want a bright, happy, tropical-style garden but you don’t live in the tropics, think about planting canna lilies....
Camellias are amongst the world’s best flowering plants. They are hardy and disease resistant, most varieties have attractive, glossy green...
One of the best things about winter in Australia is the fragrance of daphne in flower. Winter daphne (Daphne odora)...
Camellia Sasanqua ‘Yuletide’
You may remember about two years ago on Burke’s Backyard we did a tremendously popular courtyard makeover using blue metal...
Blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora) is not a true ginger, but it has ginger-like, arching stems and vibrant, purple/blue flowers in...
Don looked at some of the plants that produce their perfume through the summer months. Perfume adds atmosphere and a...