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Nature's pharmacy is packed with hundreds of medicinal plants used in both Western and Chinese medical practices to treat a variety of conditions.

12 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow At Home. You can create your own natural pharmacy in your home or garden. There are hundreds of plants you could grow that treat a variety of ailments. Also, some herbs have a dual role; you can cook with them too

Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

A rain garden is a water-saving garden that is designed to capture stormwater from hard surfaces such as driveways, patios and roofs via downpipes after it rains. Read more: Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build Rain Gardens

Inflorescence of Banksia - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Inflorescence of Banksia. These Australian wildflowers are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads. Banksia flowers are usually a shade of yellow, but orange, red, pink and even violet flowers also occur.