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Small rainforest garden in Brisbane

2 March 2024

Carol Guard is justly proud of her small rainforest garden in suburban Brisbane. This story outlines how she built a sense of community, committed to a design and selected her…

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Small native gardens and courtyards

2 March 2024

Do you have a small garden or courtyard that you’d like to be native? This article outlines the types of small gardens and coutyards, as well as how to design…

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A three dimensional garden in Brisbane

2 March 2024

We recently visited a garden like no other – it was a three dimensional garden in Brisbane! Garden Design Study Group visit to the garden of Dennis Higgins I recently…

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Transitioning to a native garden in Canberra

2 March 2024

Len Dowling is a committed collector of native plants and is actively transitioning to a native garden in Canberra. In February 2023, members of the Canberra Day Activity Group and…

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‘Rosella Rise’ – a habitat and collector’s garden

1 March 2024

Here is a showcase garden, being Deb McMillan’s native garden, Rosella Rise, a habitat and collector’s garden. It is located in Melbourne and was authored by Rae Bassett. It is…

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Celebrating Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

1 March 2024

After 20 years, a small group are celebrating the establishment of the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens. SGAP (Australian Native Plants Society) Mackay has a vision! A dedicated local community group…

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Focal points in garden design

1 March 2024

Focal points are vital elements in garden design. They are just as useful, even when the landscape is quite stark, such as in the Queensland outback! Here is an outline…

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A sustainable collector’s garden

1 March 2024

On one hectare, Dennis and Jan have created a sustainable collector’s garden of native plants. Establishing the garden for sustainability Dennis Cox and Jan Glazebrook established their Logan Village garden…

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Focal points in native gardens

1 March 2024

Using focal points in native gardens adds interest, just as it has in any garden through the ages. Emerging vision for our native gardens On our gardening pilgrimage towards our…

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Lomandras in native garden design

29 February 2024

Lomandras are excellent plants to use in native garden design. Wide variety of lomandras on offer With a range of sizes and forms, foliage colours and textures, interesting flowers and…

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