Gardening

Grevilleas are beautiful Australian natives. With green leaves and red flowers that tend to be popular with butterflies and bees, this plant can make a wonderful addition to a garden. Grevilleas tend to be pretty hardy, and with a range of different varieties available, can be grown as a tree, a shrub or as a […]

Do you have a sloped patch of ground that you wish to cover with something other than grass? Why not try an Australian-native ground cover?! There are many Australian native ground cover options for slopes.  When landscaping steep slopes in Australia it can be worth considering using ground cover plants to help mitigate erosion issues. […]

Perfumed plants can help you create a beautifully fragrant garden. There are many strong, fragrant perfumed plants in Australia to choose from. Today, we take a look at five highly perfumed plants that you may like to bring into your garden. We hope you enjoy this list of some of the strongest smelling plants for […]

Bromeliads are beautiful and interesting plants. With long, thin leaves that emerge from a centre point, and flowers available in a range of different colours, these plants are sure to turn heads! Want to learn how to grow bromeliads in your own garden? Read on to find out!  Where do bromeliads come from? Bromeliads are […]

Gardens can be a great place for all people to learn, relax, and experience the beauty that nature has to offer.  It’s important to ensure that a garden is safe for all of its visitors. When building a garden for children with disability, you should take measures to make sure that it is safe as […]

Frangipanis are spectacular trees. Their sweet, fragrant flowers appear from December through April, bringing a gorgeous scent to gardens all across the country. These trees are also great for offering shade. There’s nothing quite like sitting under a frangipani tree with a good book as the flowers cascade down around you! If you love frangipanis, […]

In 2021, environmental concerns are more prominent than ever before, and people all over the world are looking for ways to minimise their impact on the earth. A compost bin is a […]

The land down under might have a well-established reputation for dangerous animals, but when it comes to poisonous plants, Australia is no different. Don’t be fooled by these seemingly harmless leaves and flowers – there are more than one thousand toxic plant species in the country, and they’re often just as pretty as they are poisonous. […]

Maybe you want a little privacy from the neighbours and passers-by. Or perhaps wish to section off part of the garden to create a unique living space. If you’re looking to screen part of the garden, one great way to do so is with screening plants!

Have you been wondering what are the best plants to plant in shade? In this blog post, we take a look at a selection of 7 shade loving plants.

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