What we've been doing
Is turning the front of our yard into a disaster zone. It's OK though. Usually things have to look worse before they look better, right? Before So what's the plan? We are turning that bare patch which doesn't grow grass no matter what into an extra parking space that goes along the front - see the black weed matting? That will be covered with crushed brick pebbles that were free (so long as we did the shoveling and carting of them out of one of As colleagues driveway). Yay. During Between…
The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, was in full bloom in the park in December. It is found along the service road behind the dry rainforest area. Although the flowers are tiny they cover the tree like a veil and have a lemon perfume. When crushed the leaves also smell strongly of lemon. They contain high amounts of the essential oil citral and are used to flavour foods such as biscuits, desserts, ice-cream, fish recipes and teas. It also has medicinal qualities. Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia…
Buy EUCALYPTUS Baby Blue, Eucalyptus pulverulenta, seed
Specimen tree with attractive foliage that is often used in flower arrangements this smaller version of Eucalyptus pulverulenta grows to a maximum of 6 metres. Rounded glaucous blue aromatic leaves are crowded along the stems, turban shaped flower buds in groups of 3 in the leaf axils opening to prolific cream flowers in spring. Suitable for cold climates.
Silky Emu Bush: Eremophila nivea Grafted - Mallee Design
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Eremophila racemosa, also known as Showy Eremophila, is a shrub which is native to Western Australia. It occurs on loamy soils on undulating plains and roadsides in the south-west of the state
Eremophila racemosa, also known as Showy Eremophila, is a shrub which is native to Western Australia. It occurs on loamy soils on undulating plains and roadsides in the south-west of the state by lolita on Indulgy.com
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Evolution of a garden (and gardener!) as I go native
Perched on the top of a windswept hill in the Hunter Valley, this Australian native...