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Renewing a section of the garden

23 March 2024

Many of us have established native gardens. But there comes a time when renewing a section of the garden becomes essential. Here is my critique of how my renewal process…

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The Wartook Gardens in the Grampians

9 March 2024

The Wartook Gardens are located in the Grampians. We have progressively developed the gardens over the last 50 years. Here is a short story about our garden design and planting.…

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My Southern Tablelands garden

9 March 2024

My Southern Tablelands garden follows the style of many country gardens. It has formal garden beds and lawns rather than bush plantings and winding paths. Here is my design philosophy…

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Bonsai native plants

6 March 2024

Have you ever wanted to bonsai native plants? Here is an outline of what bonsai culture is, what plants work and some resources to draw on. What does bonsai culture…

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One stop pharmacy in the forest!

6 March 2024

Many of our native species have excellent medicinal qualities. One such plant is Alstonia scholaris, which is a one stop pharmacy in the forest. Alstonia scholaris in situ I saw…

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