Collection by James Terry

James Terry


Like the idea of extending the indoors outside... nice fence, too! :)

Love this garden container Click here to download ...

Banksia seminuda #1

Proteaceae - Western Australia River Banksia,Hairpin Banksia My thanks to Tony Rodd of Sydney, Australia for his expertise in identifying this plant. Photographed in San Francisco Botanical Garden - San Francisco, California

The new look Aussie backyard - Native Plant Project

Peek over the fence of gardens created by a Sydney landscaper using a clever mix of natives and exotics.

The Humble Garden Bench - my favourites - Making your Home Beautiful

A garden bench is not only a handy place to sit, it also makes a great design statement. See which one suits your home style and garden here


An easy-care coastal garden in Torquay with colourful plants

Sorting out a multi-level garden with beds sporting vibrant, low-growing plants has made this coastal patch in Torquay a standout.

Ptilotus Exaltatus Seeds. Aka Joey/Mulla. This annual trives in hot, dry conditions and a great pot plant.5 seeds

Ptilotus (Ptilotus Exaltatus Joey) -Ptilotus trives in hot, dry conditions. Ptilotus is truly a breeding breakthrough! This annual is great for a pot plant, mixed combinations, or in mass landscape plantings. Ptilotus is a fun to grow novelty which has large 3 - 4 inch bottle-brush spikes in bright silver tipped in neon pink on attractive silvery foliage.Growing 12 - 18 inches tall, Ptilotus Joey looks stunning in mixed containers and massed in grouped plantings. These flower seeds are easy…

Misty Mauve

Something different. Does anyone know the name of these flowers please? Domain Gardens - Napier, NZ Many thanks to "Katsu" for supplying the name of the flower - Pink 'Mulla Mulla" - native to Australia.

Drumstick Flower

Open-pollinated. Drumroll, please. The globular dimpled yellow flower heads set atop durable 18 stems do look a bit like they could mark out a paradiddle or two. But better use would be as a carefree garden accent with a prolonged bloom, or brought inside in a long-lasting bouquet. They also dry with no fuss. Just stand them upright and they dry perfectly, retaining their color. A tender perennial in Zones 811 that blooms almost the entire year. In less temperate climes start indoors 68…

Banksia prionotes • Australian Native Plants • Plants • 800.701.6517

Banksia prionotes [Acorn Banksia] part of the Proteaceae family with Orange flowers flowering in Late Summer-Winter avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Garden Radio Round Up August 13 - 14

What did Graham talk about on radio this weekend? Listen online or download the free 2GB app on your smart phone or tablet. We are on 2GB S...

Beeeees come and get it

Another Australian native (Grevillea superba) a very popular shrub in the gardens here in Sydney. The bees and honey eating birds love it too.

Grevillea Loopy Lou

Compact, fast growing shrub to around 1m with large flowers in tropical shades of yellow and pink. Establishes quickly. Ideal for rockeries and erosion control on embankments. The warmer the climate the longer it will flower.

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Blue Fescue is a perennial grass that grows in fat compact tufts. Its ice blue and shaped like a hedgehog. Its perfect in a cactus garden, edging a bed of cut flowers, or massed as a low maintenance ground cover. This is a striking plant and its very easy to grow. Perennial in zones 4-10, Blue

Bush Tenacity Kangaroo Paw

A profusion of velvety yellow blooms on upright, red-haired stems that rise above clumps of green sword-like foliage. A compact gem that will provide months of dynamic, carefree color for waterwise gardens. Ideal for smaller beds and patio containers. Spe