Influenced by the many lush tropical gardens in the coastal neighbourhood and overseas. Tropical plants are also amazingly hardy. It also helps that Bilgola is full of red volcanic soil so everything grows really well!
Bird of paradise and philodendrons
Horticulturist Hendrik Van Leeuwen’s garden is a shining example of a productive urban garden and shows how we could make better use of our backyards.
Leafy plants throughout the garden - King, queen, and pygmy date palms tower above cycads, plumerias, and bromeliads.