Saltbush groundcovers

Saltbush groundcovers

Saltbush groundcovers – 2 handy plants for habitat and bushfood gardens Creeping and Nodding Saltbushes are two plants indigenous to Victoria that pop up around farms and bushland, self seeded by birds and small animals that eat the fruit. Both are valuable plants in...
Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo

Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair & Garden Expo

The Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair Our two-day plant fair will be focusing on a wide variety of plants including spring flowers and foliage. We will have a range of landscape and urban garden specialists attending the fair selling and sharing their knowledge on...
3CR Gardening Show – tune in for talkback radio

3CR Gardening Show – tune in for talkback radio

Karen is a guest on this episode of the 3CR radio gardening show. Tune in or listen online to 3CR Radio Sunday morning for the gardening talk back show. Call the talk back number (03) 9419 0155 Sunday 7:30am to 9:15am Talkback gardening show covering all aspects of...
Quirky Quandongs

Quirky Quandongs

Truly the best native fruiting plants of arid areas of Victoria, SA and NSW, the Quandong, or Native Peach, Santalum acuminatum, is rarely seen today. A small, slightly weeping tree, with narrow grey-green leaves, they are parasitic plants, so are not simple plants to...
What a cute little beetle, but is it friend or foe?

What a cute little beetle, but is it friend or foe?

There are so many interesting and colourful bugs in our gardens and in our countryside, but it’s hard to know when they are something to be appreciated or feared. I know when I find a cluster of beetles or unknown insects in my garden, I am usually a bit suspicious,...