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Plant Profile

Plant Profile – Pennisetum Alopecuroides ‘Nafray’

Also known as Swamp Foxtail Grass, this native clumping perennial is gorgeous year round. With fine bright green arching leaves it has good winter colour and delicate, cream to purple coloured, feathery seed heads from Summer through Autumn. Looks great mass planted,

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Plant Profile

Plant Profile – Kalanchoe Orgyalis ‘Copper Spoons’

This gorgeous shrub gets its name from leaves which are bronze grey underneath and beautifully felted on top, with tiny hairs that start off the same colour as the underside, but age to a deep copper colour. They are fairly low maintenance, best in full sun with

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Landscape Design

Vertical Gardens – Styles and Design

When gardening in small spaces, real estate is valuable. That is why it’s great to use every surface available for planting, including the walls. By using vertical gardens you can keep floor space clear for seating or walkways. Vertical gardens can be

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Home Renovation

Don’t Forget the Garden

Landscape design isn’t just about selecting plants for your garden, it includes all the elements of your outdoor living space. When you are renovating or building a new home it’s important to start planning your landscape early in the building process. It

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Landscape Design

Plant Profile – Zoysia Tenuifolia

Zoysia tenuifolia also known as ‘No-mow’ lawn gets this name because it’s a very slow growing style of grass. Because of its slow growth rate (about 20cm spread per year) it is not used as a lawn, but more often in planting

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Edible Gardens

Growing Herbs

Herbs are a great place to start when it comes to growing your own produce. They can be grown in pots or the ground, so no matter how much space you have a bounty of some sort is achievable. Nothing annoys me

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