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Summer Flowering Plants
Don looked at some of the trees and shrubs that flower through the warmer months. If you go to your...
New Release Plants
Don looked at some of the exciting new plant releases available in nurseries this spring. New azaleas
Don visited Mount Annan Botanic Garden, where spring is in full swing with massed displays of spectacular, native daisies from...
A 9-year-old viewer wrote to Don asking why there are no green flowers. Don
Dwarf Pincushion Hakea
The pincushion hakea (Hakea laurina) is native to Western Australia. It grows to around 6m (20
Lavenders are members of the Lamiaceae, or mint family. These evergreen, aromatic shrubs are native to the Mediterranean region, where...
Serrurias are evergreen shrubs from South Africa. There are about 55 species and they belong to the Proteaceae, or protea...
Growing Native Orchids in a Log
Don planted up a hollow log with Australian native rock orchids, to create a fabulous natural effect in the backyard....
Black Kangaroo Paw
Don demonstrated how good black kangaroo paws can look in a large, glazed pot. The black kangaroo paw (Macropidia fuliginosa)...
Qualup bell (Pimelea physodes) is native to Western Australia. It features drooping flower heads surrounded by large, cream bracts streaked...
Australian Native Violet
When developing a garden it is important to choose plants that are really reliable. Don looked at one of the...
The Australian Native Birthflower for June is Payne’s Thryptomene Payne’s thryptomene is an Australian native shrub growing to about 1m...