How to grow Australian native flowers
The most commonly loved Australian native flowers include waratahs, banksias and gum blossoms, kangaroo paws and Christmas bush. Here, Horticulturalist Meredith Kirton reveals how to grow Australian natives in your own backyard.
Flannel Flowers: A Symbol of Purity
Did you know Flannel Flowers, a popular Australian native wildflower, has became sought after as a symbol of purity in many festival and religious ceremonies? These dainty flowers have a daisy-like appearance with a raised textured center. Each bloom has 10 or more floppy petals that are soft and feel just like 'flannel'. Some varieties of flannel flowers have petals with light grey-green tips, but for the most part, the flowers are white. The leaves are silver-grey and velvety in texture as…
Art in Bloom – February
As February comes to a close, we pause for a moment to reflect on the gorgeous bounty of blooms that were harvested during the month. February is all about flowers and love, with Valentine’s Day being a special day to give and enjoy these true gifts of nature. Every flower and leaf harvested is a form of “Art in Bloom”, an art we strive to capture in our photographs and share with you. So now we begin what will become a monthly blog called “Art in Bloom”, a perfect way for us to share our…
Top Christmas Wreath Ideas - Christmas Celebration - All about Christmas
Christmas is on the Corner. Decorate your home with amazing Christmas wreaths. Here are some beautiful Christmas wreath decorating ideas you may consider. Merry Christmas